Top 10 Ashes Series Leading Wicket Takers

Top 10 Ashes Series Leading Wicket Takers

In the list of top 10 Ashes series leading wicket takers, Shane Warne is at the top with 195 wickets. The list features 6 Australian while only 4 bowlers from England. In top 10 leading wicket takers list H Trumble has the best bowling average of 20.88. And Glenn McGrath has the best strike rate of 46.3.

#10 SF Barnes

English bowler SF Barnes is at number 10 in Ashes series leading wicket takers list. He played from 1901 to 1912. He played 20 matches in his Ashes series career and picked 106 wickets in total. His best figures in an innings were 7 wickets for 60 runs. Barnes took these wickets with an average of 21.58. He has picked 5 wickets in an innings 12 times and 10 wickets in a match only once. His best bowling performance in a match is 13 wickets for 163 runs.

#09 Will Rhodes (109)

Will Rhodes was the 9th highest wicket taker in The Ashes. He played from 1899 to 1926. He played 41 Ashes Test matches for England in his career. Rhodes picked 109 wickets at an average of 24.00. His best figures in one innings were 8 wickets for 68 runs. His best bowling figures in a match are 15 wickets for 124 runs. He has picked 5 wickets in an innings 6 times and 10 wickets in a match 1 time only.

#08 P Lindwall (114)

8th of the Ashes series leading wicket takers is Lindwall from Australia. He played from 1946 to 1959. He played 29 Ashes test matches. P Lindwall picked up 114 wickets in his Ashes series career. His bowling average in Ashes is 22.44.  His best bowling figures in an innings were 7 wickets for 63 runs. He has picked 5 wickets in an innings 6 times. P Lindwall best bowling figures in a match are 9 wickets for 70 runs.

#07 MA Noble (115)

Australian bowler MA Noble has picked 7th most wickets in Ashes Series career. He has picked 115 wickets in his Ashes career from 1898 to 1909. He played 39 Test matches for Australia during this period. His bowling average is 24.86. His best bowling figures in an innings are 7 wickets for 17 runs. He has picked 5 wickets in an innings 9 times and 10 wickets in a match 2 times. His best bowling figures in a match are 13 wickets for 77 runs.

#06 R Willis (123)

Fast bowler from England, R Willis is the 6th of the leading wicket takers in The Ashes. His career span was from 1971 to 1983. He picked 123 wickets in 31 Ashes Series matches at an average of 24.37. His one innings best figures in Ashes were 8 wickets for 43 runs. R Willis best bowling figures in an Ashes match are 9 wickets for 118 runs. He has picked 5 wickets in an innings 7 times.

#05 Ian Botham (128)

English all-rounder Ian Botham is at number 5 in Ashes Series leading wicket takers list. He played from 1977 to 1989. He played 31 Ashes Test matches for England during that period. Botham has picked 128 wickets with an average of 28.04. His best bowling figures in an innings were 6 wickets for 95 runs. He has picked 5 wickets in an innings 7 times and 10 wickets in a match only once. His best bowling performance in a match is 10 wickets for 253 runs. Botham has also picked 12th most wickets in an Ashes series with 34 wickets in Ashes Series 1981.

#04 Denis Lillee (128)

Australian former fast bowler was most feared fast bowler by the batsmen. He played 24 Test matches for Australia in the Ashes Series from 1971 to 1982. In his Ashes Series career he took 128 wickets at an average of 22.32. Along with 7 wickets for 89 runs in an innings, his best bowling figures in a match are 11 wickets for 159 runs. Denis Lillee took 5 wickets in an inning 7 times and 10 wickets in a match 2 times. Denis Lillee is at number 6 in most wickets in an Ashes Series with 39 wickets. He took 39 wickets in 6 matches of Ashes Series 1981.

#03 H Trumble (141)

H Trumble from Australia is the third highest wicket taker in the Ashes. He played from 1890 to 1904.Trumble played 31 Test matches in Ashes for Australia. He has picked 141 wickets at an average of 20.88. His best bowling figures in a match are 12 wickets for 89 runs. His best bowling figures in an inning are 8 wickets for 65 runs. He has picked 5 wickets in an innings 9 times and 10 wickets in a match 3 times.

#02 Glenn McGrath (157)

Australian former fast bowler Glenn McGrath has took second most wickets in Ashes history. McGrath was one of the best swing bowlers in cricket history. He bowled many match winning bowling spells for his team. He played 30 matches in his career span from 1994 to 2007. Glen McGrath took 157 wickets in his Ashes Series career. He took these wickets at an average of 20.92. His best figures in a match are 9 wickets for 82 runs. His best figures in an innings are 8 wickets for 38 runs. McGrath took 5 wickets in an innings 10 times.

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#01 Shane Warne (195)

Aussie leg spinner known as magician, Shane Warne is leading wicket taker in Ashes Series. In his career span from 1993 to 2007 Shane Warne played 36 matches and took 195 wickets.  His bowling average in Ashes is 23.25. Shane Warne took 5 wickets in an innings 11 times in his Ashes Series Career. Along with which he took 10 wickets in a match 4 times. His best bowling figures in a match are 12 wickets for 246 runs. And his Ashes Series best bowling figures in an innings are 8 wickets for 71 runs. Shane Warne also holds the record of 5th most wickets in an Ashes Series with 40 wickets. These stats put Shane Warne at number 01 in Ashes Series leading wicket takers list.

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