The Ashes is a top cricket series played between England and Australia. It's one of the greatest rivalries in international cricket and its history dates back to the year 1882. The series is scheduled for five tests matches with two innings for each side and the winner is awarded with the trophy.
Here are few interesting facts related ashes series. Have a look at the infographic from brief information on ashes facts.
Till date, 76 series have been conducted of which Australia has own 37 times and England has won 31 times.
Syd Gregory, a formal player who holds the record for highest number of ducks in the entire Ashes series.
Geoff Boycott has faced more than 8586 balls during the ashes series but never hit a six.
Barnacle Bailey holds the record for scoring less runs in a session.
Most runs credited for a single stroke are 8 runs and it has occurred to double set of over throws at Melbourne cricket stadium during 1928 – 1929 ashes series.