When we talk of the sport of cricket, the glory of the Ashes Series as a tournament is untouched. The series, which is played between Australia and England, is less of a game and more of a battle of pride and honor, invoking batsmen and bowlers to give nothing but their best.
Here is a list of top 10 bowlers with wickets in the Ashes Series of all time:
10. Jim Laker
One of the most successful bowlers at Ashes with the highest number of wickets in his kitty was the Surrey bowler, Jim Laker. He bagged 79 wickets in the series, with the amazing average of 18.27.
9. Terry Alderman
With a total wicket haul of 100 in the Ashes, the Australian swing bowler Terry Alderman is the next to make it on the list of top 10 bowlers with wickets in the Ashes Series of all time. His average in the series was 21.17.
8. Bill O’Reilly
Bill O’Reilly was a talented spinner from Australia, who became a force to reckon with in the tournament, with a total of 102 wickets against England, out of his career haul of 144.
7. Alec Bedser
The Surrey bowler Alec Bedser is the next to earn a place on this list of most successful Ashes bowlers. His total haul in the series is 104 wickets with an average of 27.49.
6. Sydney Barnes
Sydney Barnes was an English bowler from Lancashire, who recorded a successful run at the Ashes, with a total of 106 wickets at an average of 21.58. The bowler was highly feared by the Australian batsmen for his exemplary seam attack.