Every person fond of cricket will surely know about the Ashes test series. But many may not be aware of the complete details. So here are the details of the Ashes series cricket matches just for those wanting to know more.
The Ashes test series is held between England and Australia wherein both the countries hosted the test match alternatively in their respective countries. The ashes test series started first in the year 1882 and hosted by Australia. The test series turned out in favor of England and was won by it.
There were many matches that were won by either countries and also some that were drawn. In all these were 66 series of ashes test matches that were played from the year 1882 till the year 2011. The last series played in the year 2011 was hosted by Australia and was won by England.
The summary of results of the Ashes Series has in all 310 tests played in all in which 123 matches were won by Australia and 100 matches were won by England. There were about 87 matches between the two countries that ended up as a draw. Amongst these the total numbers of tests in Australia are 157 and those in England are 153.
In the tests that were held in Australia there are 77 won by Australia, 56 won by England and 24 matches were drawn. In the matches held in England, Australia won 46 matches, England won 44 and 63 matches were drawn.
There were a total of 66 series matches played wherein 31 were won by Australia and 30 were won by England. There were also 5 matches that were drawn amongst these 66 matches.