Cricket is originally an English sport. English people are the ones who have invented it, and even the Ashes series that’s a tournament for cricket. Here are the top 10 England Batsmen with most runs in the Ashes Series of all time:
10. Ken Barrington
His real name is Kenneth Frank Barrington, but he’s known in the cricket world as Ken Barrington. Since 1950’s up to 1960’s, he was one of the excellent players for Surrey County Cricket Club and England cricket team. The total runs in the Ashes series he has is 2,111.
9. Leonard Hutton
In the Ashes series, he has a total of 2428 runs. He died at the age of 74 on September 6, 1990. He’s one of the best cricket players of England and Yorkshire in entire cricket history. He’s the first captain of England cricket team for Test matches in the 20th century.
8. Colin Cowdrey
He’s actually not a neophyte in cricket before he played in Ashes Series. Since 1952 up to 1954, he was a cricket varsity in Oxford University. In 1950-1976, he played under Kent County Cricket Club. And in 1954-1975, he played under England cricket team. In the Ashes series, he has a total of 2433 runs.
7. Graham Gooch
He once became the captain of England cricket team and Essex. His cricket career started in the year 1973 up to 2000. Within that span of years, he managed to become one of the top scorers in the cricket history. His total run in the Ashes Series is 2632.
6. John Edrich
He bears the real name of John Hugh Edrich. This left-handed batsman was born on June 21, 1937 in Norfolk, England. From the year 1956 up to 1978, he’s performing well in his cricket career. He actually comes from a cricket-oriented family since 4 of his cousins have been playing in first-class cricket. He has 2644 runs in his entire cricket career.
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5. Herbert Sutcliffe
He once became a cricket player of England and Yorkshire. He is one of those finest players in the history of cricket, causing him to be branded as one of those cricket players branded as “bad wicket batsmen”. He has 2741 runs in his entire cricket career.
4. Wally Hammond
His real name is Wally Reginald Hammond. His death can be dated back on July 1, 1965. His cricket career started in the year 1920 and ended in 1951. He also once became the team captain of England cricket team. The total number of runs he had is 2852.
3. Geoffrey Boycott
His career as English cricketer has started in the year 1962 and it ended in the year 1986. Right after he retired as a cricket player, he became a famous cricket commentator. In his entire cricket career, he has done 2945 runs.
2. David Gower
This excellent cricketer was born on April 1, 1957. In 1980’s, he used to be the England cricket team captain. He is a left-handed batsman, and this has been his trademark. In 117 Test matches as well as 114 One Day Internationals tournaments he played, he acquired 3269 runs.
1. Sir Jack Hobbs
With 3,636 runs, Sir Jack Hobbs is the number England’s Batsman in the Ashes Series of all time. He acquired this high number of runs within 12 centuries of playing cricket. His death can be dated back on December 21, 1963.
These are the top 10 England batsmen with most runs in the Ashes Series of all time. If you love cricket, they are the ones you must idolize.