England vs Australia Ashes 2023
The fifth and final match of the England vs Australia 2023 Ashes series is taking place in London, where history was made by Stuart Broad on the second day of the match. He became the first England bowler to achieve 150 wickets in the Ashes and currently holds the third position for most wickets taken in the series. England managed to score a total of 283 runs in their first innings before being all out. Meanwhile, Australia is currently in their first innings and has scored 137 runs with the loss of four wickets.
Stuart Broad’s remarkable performance in the Ashes series has led him to take 151 wickets in 73 innings. His best performance in a single innings saw him take eight wickets. Notably, he is the first England bowler to achieve this milestone of 150 or more wickets in the Ashes series. The record for the most wickets in the Ashes is held by Shane Warne with 195 wickets in 72 innings, followed by Glenn McGrath with 157 wickets in 60 innings.
Looking beyond the Ashes, Stuart Broad has an impressive overall record, having taken 600 wickets in 307 Test innings. His best performance in a single Test innings is also eight wickets. Moreover, he has accomplished the feat of taking ten wickets three times in Test cricket and has achieved five or more wickets on 20 occasions. In One Day Internationals, he has taken 178 wickets while participating in 121 matches in that format.
In the current fifth Test of England vs Australia, England’s total score of 283 runs was achieved before their team was all out. Notably, Harry Brook played exceptionally well, contributing 85 runs, and Moeen Ali managed to score 34 runs. On the Australian side, opener Usman Khawaja was dismissed after making 47 runs off 157 balls, David Warner scored 24 runs, and Marnus Labuschagne was out for 9 runs until the time of writing this report.
Overall, the England vs Australia Ashes Test series remains a symbol of cricketing excellence, sporting rivalry, and a celebration of the spirit of the game.