Several years in the past until now, cricket has been played in England and Australia. This is one reason why Ashes series, which is a famous tournament for cricket, comes into existence. In this regard, here are the top 10 Australian with higher wickets in the Ashes series of all time:
10. G Giffen
This professional cricketer was born on March 27, 1859 in Norwood, South Australia. George Giffen played under South Australia in local tournaments, and he represented Australia in the international cricket matches. In the Ashes series, he acquired 101 wickets.
9. CTB Turner
November 16, 1862 was the exact date when Charles Thomas Biass Turner was born. He’s an Australian cricketer who acquired a lot of recognitions in the field of cricket. But on January 1, 1994, this excellent cricket player died. He was 81 years old at that time. His wickets in the Ashes series were 101.
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8. WJ O’Reilly
In the cricket world, William Joseph O’ Reilly is very famous for its nickname “Tiger O’Reilly. He was born on December 20, 1905. Right after he retired from playing cricket, he became a broadcaster and writer that covered cricket matches. He had a total of 102 wickets in the Ashes series.
7. CV Grimmett
His real full name is Clarence Victor Grimmett. He was born on December 25, 1891. This excellent player of Australian cricket team is actually a New Zealander-born. His death can be dated back to May 2, 1980. He acquired 106 wickets in the Ashes series.
6. RR Lindwall
Raymond Russell Lindwall was born on October 3, 1921. From the year 1946 to 1960, this professional cricketer played for the pride of Australia. He participated in 61 Test matches. Aside from playing cricket, he was also an excellent player of rugby. The total wickets he acquired in the Ashes series are 114.
5. MA Noble
Montague Alfred Noble was born on January 28, 1873. This professional cricketer used to be one of the best players of New South Wales and Australia, in general. Chinatown, Sydney was his birthplace. At the age of 67, this right-handed batsman died. There are 115 wickets he acquired in the Ashes series.
4. DK Lillee
He was born on July 18, 1949 in Subiaco, Perth. The initials “DK” in his name stands for Dennis Keith. “Outstanding Fast Bowler of His Generation” is one of the awards he acquired that he can be proud of. His “never-say-die” attitude helps him to become famous. His wickets are 128.
3. H Trumble
The letter H actually stands for Hugh. From 1890 to 1904, this Australian cricketer participated in 32 Test matches. He was born on May 12, 1867. For 2 Test matches, he was the captain of the Australian team. 141 is the total number of wickets he had in the Ashes series.
2. GD McGrath
This former international cricketer is now a commentator in the cricket match coverage of Channel Nine. Glenn Donald McGrath was born on February 9, 1970. He’s among those excellent bowlers of all time. His total wickets acquired in the Ashes series are 157.
1. Shane Warne
Within the entire history of cricket matches, he’s considered to be amongst those best players. In the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, he’s hailed as one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year. It was in the year 1994. The total number of wickets he has is 195.
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