Both the Australians and the English fielded bowling teams that were on par with those fielded by any other nation throughout the history of cricket. Both teams were allowed to demonstrate how proficient they were at bowling throughout the test cricket series because of the way it was organized. The batting lineups of both teams were annihilated by bowlers who possessed a high level of talent and physical strength. Before talking about the next ashes series, here are the ten bowlers who have the most wickets to their name thus far in this series are listed below in alphabetical order. Because of how successful they have been throughout their careers and in general, these ten bowlers stand out from the rest of the competition.
- Shane Warne –
SHANE WARNE, who was a bowler for Australia’s cricket team and played the game in Australia, is currently in first place in the ASHES series. He is the current holder of the record for the most wickets taken by a single player in the ASHES series, and he presently holds the record. From 1993 through 2007, he amassed 195 wickets, maintained an economy rate of 2.52, and posted an ASHES result of 8/71 in his finest performance.
- Glenn McGrath –
The number two spot belongs to GLENN MCGRATH, an Australian cricketer who competed professionally from 1994 to 2007. Bowling was one of his passions, and he competed professionally from 1994 to 2007. His best bowling number was 8 for 38 during the ASHES series, and he finished with 157 wickets and an Eco score of 2.70 overall.
- Huge Trumble –
Hugh Trumbull comes in third place overall. He was formerly a member of the Australian national cricket team and bowled for the squad. In the ASHES series, which lasted from 1890 to 1904, he was responsible for 141 wickets and maintained an economy rate of 2.23. Bowling was one of his favorite activities in the past, and he once shot a score of 8/65 in a game.
- Stuart Broad –
Stuart Broad, who is currently serving as a bowler and cricketer for England, is currently in fourth place. Throughout the entirety of his career, he has been an active participant in the ASHES series (beginning in 2009 and continuing to the present day). He concluded his tenure playing for ASHES with 131 wickets and an Eco score of 3.16. This was the total number of wickets he had. His best bowling performance was the one in which he took eight wickets while only allowing 15 runs to be scored.
- Dennis Lillee –
The Australian cricketer and bowler DENNIS LILLEE, who was successful in the ASHES series throughout the 1970s, comes in at number five on their list. LILLEE had a lot of success in the series during those years. In the competition, DENNIS LILLEE became victorious. Between the years 1971 and 1982, he collected a total of 128 wickets, kept his economy rate at 2.45, and produced the best bowling performance of his career with 7 for 89.
- Ian Botham –
Ian Botham, a former cricket player and bowler for England, helped drive himself to the number six slot on their list thanks to the performance he turned in during the ASHES series in the 1980s. This series was played in England. His best bowling performance came from a single innings in which he took six wickets but also gave up 95 runs. This was even though he allowed runs. After his career was done, he had a total of 128 wickets and an economy rate of 2.97 runs per over bowled. The acting was his profession from 1977 to 1989, when his career came to an end.
- Bob Willis –
Bob Willis, a legendary cricketer, and bowler for England known for the ferocity with which he competed in the 1970s are currently in ninth place. Willis was revered for the passion with which he competed. Willis earned a lot of respect for the level of energy he brought to his competition. Between the years 1971 and 1983, he was the bowler that was responsible for 123 wickets for the ASHES, and he had an economy rate of 2.78 during that period with his bowling. In terms of his overall effectiveness as a pitcher, the fact that he finished an inning with eight strikes and forty-three spares was a personal best for him.
- Monty Nobleman –
Monty Noble, an Australian who was a pioneer in the sport of cricket and was one of the first people to play the game, finished in eighth place for his efforts at the end of the 1890s. MONTY NOBLE was also one of the first people to play the game. His professional career lasted from 1898 through 1909, and it was at this time that he participated in the ASHES series. During that period, he took 115 wickets and had an economy rate of 2.48. His best single-innings performance was 7 wickets for 17 runs, which was his best overall performance.
- Ray Lindwall –
Ray Lindwall, an Australian cricketer and bowler who played in the 1950s and is now regarded as a legend in the sport, occupies the ninth spot on this list. RAY LINDWALL played at the era of the sport’s golden age. In the world of cricket, RAY LINDWALL is considered a living legend. His contributions to the ASHES series run the gamut from 1946 through 1959. In total, he concluded with 114 wickets to his name and an Eco score of 2.28 throughout that period. 7 was his best score out of a possible 63.
- James Anderson –
Bowling-wise, the best performer in the ASHES series has been the English cricket player James Anderson, who is now ranked tenth in the world. This matchup is currently taking place in England. Considering that he already has 112 wickets to his name, it is reasonable to assume that he will take a considerable number of further wickets in the upcoming series. His score of 2.95 out of 3 possible points on the Eco scale is his best so far in the series. He has taken six wickets while only allowing 47 runs to be scored by the opposition.