Ashes series: Top 10 bowlers with most wickets
Ashes series: The greatest rivalry in Test cricket is The Ashes. It is played between England and Australia. This year, The Ashes will begin on June 16.
The Australian cricket team is currently playing in the World Test Championship final match against India. It is a one-off test match.
Let's look at the top 10 bowlers with the most wickets in Ashes:
1. Shane Warne: The legendary leg spin bowler Shane Warne has played 36 matches and took 195 wickets. His best bowling figure was 8/71.
2. Glenn McGrath: This Australian legend, he played 30 matches in the Ashes series and took 157 wickets. His best bowling figure was 8/38.
3. Hugh Trumble: Trumble was a fine offspinner who was deadly on a wet wicket. He played 31 matches and took 141 wickets. His best bowling figure was 8/65.
4. Stuart Board: England's fast bowler Stuart Board took 131 wickets in 35 matches. His best bowling figure is 8/65.
5. Dennis Keith Lillee: Australian bowler played 24 matches for his side and took 128 wickets. His best bowling figure was 7/89.
6. Ian Terence Botham: England took 128 scalps in 32 matches. Botham's best bowling figure was 6/95.
7. Robert George Dylan Willis: England's bowler played 31 matches and took 123 scalps. His best bowling figure was 8/43.
8. Montague Alfred Noble: Australian bowler played 39 matches and took 115 wickets. Noble's best bowling figure was 7/17.
9. Raymond Russell Lindwall: Australian Lindwall took 114 wickets in 29 matches. His best bowling figure was 7/63.
10. James Anderson: England's fast bowlerplayed 35 matches and took 112 wickets. His best bowling figure is 6/47.
England squad: Ben Stokes (c), Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Joe Root, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Harry Brook, Ben Duckett, Zak Crawley, Matthew Potts, Ollie Robinson, Dan Lawrence, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Josh Tongue, Moeen Ali
Australia squad: Pat Cummins (c), Scott Boland, Alex Carey (wk), Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis (wk), Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitch Marsh, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith (vc), Mitchell Starc, David Warner.
- With inputs from agencies