Ashes series is the Test cricket tournament played between Australia and England. Just like England cricket team, Australia cricket team also has a rooster of excellent cricket players. Here are the top Australia batsmen with most runs in the Ashes series of all time:
10. David Boon
Since 1984 up to 1996, this former Australian cricketer is enjoying his international cricket career. His famous nickname in the cricket world is “Boonie”. He was born on December 29, 1960. His real name is David Clarence Boon. The total run he had in the Ashes series is 2237.
9. Victor Trumper
Victor Thomas Trumper was considered to be one of the Golden Age of cricket’s most versatile and stylish batsmen. He was born on November 2, 1877. His death was on June 28, 1915. He died at the very young age of 37. His total run in the Ashes series is 2263.
8. Neil Harvey
From 1948-1963, he was one of the best cricket players of Australia team. He played a total of 79 Test matches where he earned 2416 runs. He was born on October 8, 1928. His real name is Robert Neil Harvey. From 1957 until his retirement year, he used to be the Vice-captain of the team.
7. Ricky Ponting
He’s known of his nickname “Punter” in the cricket world. Ricky Thomas Ponting was born on December 19, 1974, and he’s currently 40 years old. In the Test matches in the year 2004-2011, he used to be the captain of Australia’s cricket team. In the Ashes series, he has a total of 2476 runs.
6. Mark Taylor
This 50-year-old retired Australian cricket player is the Test opening batman in the year 1988 up to 1999. His full name is Mark Anthony Taylor, and he’s famous in his nickname “Tubby” or “Tubs”. He was born on October 27, 1964. His total run in the Ashes series is 2496.
5. Greg Chappell
This professional cricket player was born on August 7, 1948. His real name is Gregory Stephen Chappell. In 1975-1977, he was the captain of the Australian cricket team. Unley, South Australia is the place where he was born. He has 2619 runs in the Ashes series.
4. Clem Hill
His full name is Clement Hill, and he was born on March 18, 1877 in Hindmarsh, South Australia. In 1896-1912, he played in 49 Test matches. For 10 Test matches, he was the captain of the Australian cricket team. His total run gained in the Ashes series is 2660.
3. Steve Waugh
Stephen Rodger Waugh is used to be an Australian cricketer who was born on June 2, 1965. He has a twin brother who also happens to be a professional cricketer named Mark Waugh. The total number of run he had in the Ashes series is 3200.
2. Allan Border
His real name is Allan Robert Border. Currently, this retired Australian cricket player is 59 years old. For several years, he used to be the captain of Australian cricket team. In his entire cricket career, he participated in 156 Test matches. He has 3548 runs in the Ashes series.
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1. Don Bradman
Sir Donald George Bradman was born August 27, 1908 in Cootamundra, New South Wales. At the age of 92, he died on February 25, 2001. This Australian cricketer is known for his nick name “The Don” in the cricket field. His total run in Ashes series is 5028.
These are the top 10 batsmen with the most number of runs in Australia’s team in the Ashes series of all time. They are legends in cricket.