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.