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STAT ATTACK: The Ashes (batting records)

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Most Matches played

52 – Syd Gregory (Aus)

45 – Steve Waugh (Aus)

43 – Colin Cowdrey (Eng)

42 – Warwick Armstrong (Aus)

42 – Allan Border (Aus)

Most Matches Captained in Ashes

28 – Allan Border (Aus)

22 – Archile MacLaren (Aus)

19 – Sir Don Bradman (Aus)

19 – Ricky Ponting (Aus)

18 – Joe Darling (Aus)

Batting Records in Ashes

Sir Donald Bradman holds almost all the Batting Records in the Ashes. His tally of 5028 runs in 63 innings at 89.78 with 19 100s is neared by none.

Leading Run Scorers in Ashes

5028 – Sir Don Bradman (Aus)

3636 – Sir Jack Hobbs (Eng)

3222 – Allan Border (Aus)

3173 – Steve Waugh (Aus)

3037 – David Gower (Eng)

Most Hundreds

19 – Sir Don Bradman (Aus)

12 – Sir Jack Hobbs (Eng)

10 – Steve Waugh (Aus)

09 – David Gower (Eng)

09 – Wally Hammond (Eng)

Most Double Hundreds

8 – Sir Don Bradman (Aus)

4 – Wally Hammond (Eng)

2 – Bob Simpson (Aus)

22 other batsmen have scored a double hundred in the Ashes

Best Batting Innings

364 – Sir Len Hutton (Eng) at The Oval, 1938

334 – Sir Don Bradman (Aus) at Leeds, 1930

311 – Bob Simpson (Aus) at Manchester, 1964

307 – Bob Cowper (Aus) at Melbourne, 1965/66

304 – Sir Don Bradman (Aus) at Leeds, 1934

Most Runs in an Ashes Series

974 – Sir Dona Bradman (Aus), 1930

905 – Wally Hammond (Eng), 1928/29

839 – Mark Taylor (Aus), 1989

810 – Sir Don Bradman (Aus), 1936/37

766 – Alastair Cook (Eng), 2010/11

[ Stats by Bharath Seervi: CricketSeerviStats.blogspot.com ]

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