Ashes Series 2023 England vs Australia, 1st Test: The Ashes series 2023 has started. The first match of the series between England and Australia is being played in Birmingham. England won the toss and decided to bat first. In this match, England fast bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad can achieve special achievements. Anderson has a chance to complete 700 Test wickets. Broad can also complete 600 wickets. Both these bowlers are on top in terms of taking the most wickets for England in Tests.
Anderson is the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket for England. He has taken 685 wickets in 333 innings he has played so far. Anderson needs 15 wickets to complete 700 wickets. This time they can achieve this position in the Ashes series. Anderson has taken five or more wickets 32 times in his career. He has also taken 10-10 wickets 3 times.
Stuart Broad is second in terms of taking the most wickets for England. He has taken 582 wickets in 299 innings, Broad needs 18 wickets to complete 600 wickets. His best performance in this format has been taking 8 wickets for 15 runs. If we talk about a Test match, then he has taken maximum 11 wickets. Broad has taken five or more wickets 20 times in this format. He has also taken 10-10 wickets three times.
Significantly, this time the first match in the Ashes series is being played from June 16. After this, the second match will be played at Lord’s in London from 28 June. The third match will be held in Leeds from 6 July. The fourth match of the series will be played in Manchester from 19 July. After this, the fifth and last Test will be played at the Oval in London from 27 July.
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