Ashes Trophy

The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between two cricketing giants England and Australia. Number of matches in the series has varied, from one to six Test matches, but since 1998 Series of five matches played consistently. This sport rivalry starts way back in 1882. It is generally played biennially, alternating between the United Kingdom and Australia. England is the current holders of the Ashes, having won the most recent three series.

“ When Ivo goes back with the urn, the urn;
Studds, Steel, Read and Tylecote return, return;
The welkin will ring loud,
The great crowd will feel proud,
Seeing Barlow and Bates with the urn, the urn;
And the rest coming home with the urn.”

List of Ashes series:

Ashes Series/Tournament Season Winner Margin
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1882/83 England 2-1 (3)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1884 England 1-0 (3)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1884/85 England 3-2 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1886 England 3-0 (3)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1886/87 England 2-0 (2)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1887/88 England 1-0 (1)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1888 England 2-1 (3)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1890 England 2-0 (2)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1891/92 Australia 2-1 (3)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1893 England 1-0 (3)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1894/95 England 3-2 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1896 England 2-1 (3)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1897/98 Australia 4-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1899 Australia 1-0 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1901/02 Australia 4-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1902 Australia 2-1 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1903/04 England 3-2 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1905 England 2-0 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1907/08 Australia 4-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1909 Australia 2-1 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1911/12 England 4-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1912 England 1-0 (3)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1920/21 Australia 5-0 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1921 Australia 3-0 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1924/25 Australia 4-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1926 England 1-0 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1928/29 England 4-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1930 Australia 2-1 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1932/33 England 4-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1934 Australia 2-1 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1936/37 Australia 3-2 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1938 drawn 1-1 (4)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1946/47 Australia 3-0 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1948 Australia 4-0 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1950/51 Australia 4-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1953 England 1-0 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1954/55 England 3-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1956 England 2-1 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1958/59 Australia 4-0 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1961 Australia 2-1 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1962/63 drawn 1-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1964 Australia 1-0 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1965/66 drawn 1-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1968 drawn 1-1 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1970/71 England 2-0 (7)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1972 drawn 2-2 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1974/75 Australia 4-1 (6)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1975 Australia 1-0 (4)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1977 England 3-0 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1978/79 England 5-1 (6)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1981 England 3-1 (6)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1982/83 Australia 2-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1985 England 3-1 (6)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1986/87 England 2-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1989 Australia 4-0 (6)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1990/91 Australia 3-0 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1993 Australia 4-1 (6)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1994/95 Australia 3-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 1997 Australia 3-2 (6)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 1998/99 Australia 3-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 2001 Australia 4-1 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 2002/03 Australia 4-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 2005 England 2-1 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 2006/07 Australia 5-0 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 2009 England 2-1 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 2010/11 England 3-1 (5)
The Ashes (Australia in England) 2013 England 3-0 (5)
The Ashes (England in Australia) 2013/14 Australia Continue