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Ashes: Cricket’s oldest rivalry between Australia and England, know what records can be made this time

This is the oldest battle of cricket. Oldest competition. Ashes. Series played between England and Australia. The tradition of cricket is hidden in this series. Talking to any English or Australian cricketer, you will get an idea of ​​the cost of this series. This series is considered equal to the World Cup. Such is the competition. 132 years old tradition and history of cricket. This series is starting again from Wednesday. This time in Australia. Before its start, know some numbers, which are very important in terms of series.

England did not win, but India had demolished the fort

The England team has not won a Test match in Brisbane since 1986–87. In 2010-11, he drew the match here. He was trailing in this match but finally he got this match drawn. Brisbane, the Gabba was considered a stronghold of Australia. But in the same year that fort collapsed. The Indian team had hoisted the tricolor on this unbeatable ground in Australia. Earlier, Australia had not lost a match here for 32 years and 29 matches.

Just a step away from Nathan Lyon 400


Nathan Lyon has been on 399 wickets for the last 11 months. Taking one more wicket, he will become the third bowler for Australia to take 400 Test wickets. With this, he will be the 17th Test bowler with 400 Test wickets to his name. He will be the seventh spinner to have taken 400 Test wickets.

Australia a little different for Joe Root

Joe Root is an amazing Test batsman, but his records can be called a stain. He hasn’t scored a Test century in Australia. He has a batting average of 38 in 17 Test innings played in Australia. Although he has scored more than 50 scores six times, he has not been able to score a century even once. His highest score is 87. New Zealand and Australia are the only two countries where they have played more than 10 innings but their batting average is less than 50.

Carrie’s name will be recorded

Alex Carey will be the third Australian to make his Test debut after captaining the side in ODIs. Before him, Aaron Finch and the team’s chief selector George Bailey were included in this list. He has played 83 international matches. At the same time, Gilchrist got a chance to make his Test debut after playing 76 ODIs.

Smith is in amazing form

Steve Smith has been in terrific form in the last two Ashes innings. He has scored 1461 runs in six innings. His batting average is 121.75. He has six centuries, two double centuries and five half-centuries.

England’s 12-man team

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Ashes 2021/22: A tough challenge for England to beat Australia at home