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Investec Ashes: A Look Back In Time

Investec ASHES TM Series A LOOK BACK IN TIME AUSTRALIA VS ENGLAND MOST RUNS IN A SERIES 1974 905 DON BRADMAN WALLY HAMMOND 1930 1928/1929 1839 2766 MARK TAYLOR ALASTAIR COOK 1989 2010/2011 1 810 734 DON BRADMAN HERBERT SUTCLIFFE 1936/1937 1924/1925 HIGHEST BATTING AVERAGES 289.79 266.85 DON HERBERT BRADMAN SUTCLIFFE 259.27 263.97 MICHAEL ΚΕΝ HUSSEY BARRINGTON 58.18. 56.83 STEVE MAURICE WAUGH LEYLAND HIGHEST WICKET TAKERS 195 2 148 SHANE IAN WARNE BOTHAM 167 2 128 DENNIS ВОВ WILLIS LILLEE 2 157 2 109 GLENN MCGRATH WILFRED RHODES BILLY MIDWINTER is the only cricketer to have played for Australia and England in Test matches against each other. DID YOU KNOW? THE DREAM TEAM The following Dream Team was chosen by selected cricket journalists. JACK HOBBS LEN HUTTON DON BRADMAN RHB RHB RHB 3,636 total Ashes runs 364 runs in 13hrs 20mins 89.79 batting average Alongside Herbert Sutcliffe, they scored 3,249 in just 38 innings, the record stood until 2010 Highest number of runs on one day in Ashes history: 309 First professional to captain England STEVE WAUGH DENIS COMPTON ADAM GILCHRIST RHB RHB WK Played professional football for Arsenal FC 3,173 total runs 1,083 runs including 3 centuries in 45 Ashes Tests 4th highest Ashes run total Youngest England batsman to score Test century aged 20 and 18 days 89 catches and 7 stumpings IAN BOTHAM DENNIS LILLEE RHB, RFM RF 1,673 runs including 4 centuries 128 wickets in 24 Ashes Test matches 5th most successful bowler with 148 wickets 4th highest wicket taker in Ashes history SHANE WARNE GLENN MCGRATH STUART BROAD LS RFM RFM Most Ashes wickets with 195 157 wickets 2nd highest average against Australia since 1980 in 30 Ashes Test matches Bowled the infamous "Ball of the Century" in 1993 v Mike Gatting 2nd highest Ashes wicket taker Most home Ashes wickets in the current England side: 40 wickets DON BRADMAN has the most Ashes DID YOU KNOW? centuries with a grand total of 19. MOST TEST MATCHES 2 43 2 42 2 42 52 SYD GREGORY COLIN COWDREY 1890 – 1912 1954 – 1975 2 47 ALLAN BORDER GRAHAM GOOCH 1978 - 1993 1975 - 1995 46 STEVE WAUGH DAVID GOWER 1986 - 2003 1978 – 1991 MOST MATCHES AS CAPTAIN 2 29 2 22 ALLAN BORDER ARCHIE MACLAREN 1985 – 1993 1897 - 1909 2 18 2 15 19 DON BRADMAN MIKE BREARLEY 1936 – 1948 1977 – 1981 2 19 RICKY PONTING MIKE ATHERTON 2005 – 2010 1993 - 2001 HIGEST TEST MATCH TOTALS 729/6D 903/7D LORD'S 27 Jun 1930 THE OVAL 20 Aug 1938 701 2 658/8D THE OVAL 18 Aug 1934 NOTTINGHAM 10 Jun 1938 695 644 THE OVAL 16 Aug 1930 SYDNEY 3 Jan 2011 The lowest Ashes Test match total was recorded in 1902, with Australia scoring DID YOU KNOW? only 36 runs. VENUE DISTANCES 5597 mLES 451 MILES AUSTRALIA UK 2013-2014 2015 Trent Bridge Cricket Ground WACA Cricket Ground Gabba Cricket Ground Edgbaston Cricket Ground Adelaide Oval Cricket Ground 53 MI Sophia Gardens 1253 MI 129 MI 1673 MI 548 MI 116 MI 2123 MI 153 MI Sydney Cricket Ground Lord's Cricket Ground Melbourne Cricket Ground The Oval Cricket Ground LÊN HUTTON (ENG) recorded the highest ever Ashes individual score with 364. DID YOU KNOW? DON BRADMAN (AUS) is second with 334. VENUE CAPACITIES 268,107PEC 109,643 PEOPLE The following shows the combined capacities for the grounds used in the 2015 Investec Ashes held in the UK and the 2013-2014 Ashes held in Australia 久久 久 久久 大大 久久 10,000 people Melbourne Cricket Ground holds a capacity of 100,024 people, England's largest cricket ground Lord's holds only 28% of that. DID YOU KNOW? SOURCES http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/27371063 http://thomsonsport.com/article/ashes-australian-venues http://www.skysports.com/cricket/news/12172/8814370/the-ashes-quiz-the-answers https://www.google.co.uk/maps http://stats.espncricinfo.com http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/cricket/the-ashes-the-alltime-australia-dream-team-2134850.html?action=gallery http://www.sportinglife.com/cricket/news/artile/615/9905181/ashes-2015-top-batsman-and-bowler-betting-stuart-broad-appeals SPECIAL THANKS TO http://www.thecricketpaper.com http://crickette.co.uk http://www.cricketworld.com http://www.thefulltoss.com http://wisdencricketer.com/ Infographic created on August the 4th 2015 The Investec Test Tracker gets you closer to the action with up-to-date stats, image galleries and all the editorial for all of the action during the 20 nns Investec Ashes Series. 72 n 1 nuns cricket.investec.com Investec investec.co.uk/privatebanking Private Banking

Investec Ashes: A Look Back In Time

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Before the final Test Series, Investec Private Banking have created an infographic looking back at the history of the Investec Ashes

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