Ashes is a Test Cricket Series played in b/w Australia & England. This year, the Ashes Series of 5 Test matches are to be played between 08th December till 18th December 2021 at the Gabba in Brisbane. Australian consider this venue to their pride not before losing their 1st game in 32 years in India.
3 Australian Players with the most Ashes appearances in the Current Team
At present, Australia is the current holder of Ashes after they drew 2-2 in England in the year 2019. Australia had shut out England by 4-0 in the year 2017/18 series at home. Ashes is one of the greatest achievements for any player on both sides due to the series’ acclaimed to have importance or respect.
The late Australian Cricketer Sydney Gregory played 58 tryouts, in which 52 were played against England, thus holding the record for most Ashes appearances by a player. Former Australian captain Steve Waugh played in 45 Tests against England and just came 08 games away from breaking Gregory’s long-standing record.
Let’s check the Three Australian players who have the most appearances in ashes, amongst the active international players
- Steve Smith (27)
- Nathan Lyon (23)
- David Warner (23)
Steve Smith – He is not just a name of Australia in Test format but also harmful for the England bowlers. Steve Smith was the Captain of Australia when he defeated England by 4-0 in the Year 2017-18 for the Ashes Series. In ashes of all the time, He needs 423 runs to surpass the Allan Border as the 3rd-highest run-scorer.
Nathon Lyon – He completed 100 Test matches in Australia by defeating India at the Gabba. The New South Wales player is just 1 wicket out by reaching 400 Test wickets.
He has also picked 85 wickets against England in 23 games at an average of 30.52, the most by any bowler in the current team. The off-spinner registered his best Ashes figures of 6/49 in the first Test in Birmingham in Ashes in the year 2019.
David Warner – He played his 1st Ashes match at the Old Trafford in Manchester in the year 2013 in England. In his debut Ashes series, he scored 120 runs from 3 games.
From 23 Test Matches, David Warner has scored 1615 runs against England at an average of 39.39 including 12 50+ scores & 03 centuries. In the T20 World Cup, where David was the 2nd-highest run-scorer, a resounding comeback against Broad.