New Delhi, Online Desk. England fast bowler Stuart Broad has become the highest wicket-taker in the Ashes against Australia. He recorded this achievement in his name as soon as opener David Warner was dismissed in the second innings of the fifth Test match of the Ashes Test Series 2021-22. Broad got David Warner caught by Ollie Pope without opening the account. Broad had dismissed three England batsmen in the first innings of this Test match.
Stuart Broad beats Ian Batham
In the second innings of the fifth Test match of the Ashes 2021-22, Stuart Broad made an amazing record by dismissing David Warner. Now he has come in the first place for England in terms of taking most wickets against Australia in the Ashes. Prior to him, former England all-rounder Ian Batham was on top in this matter. Batham took a total of 128 wickets during his cricket career in the Ashes against Australia, but now Broad has overtaken him with 129 wickets.
In the Ashes, Baba Willis is present at number three with 123 wickets in terms of taking most wickets for England against Australia. On the other hand, James Anderson is currently at number four with 112 wickets. Wilfred Rhodes is present at number five with 109 wickets.
Top 5 bowlers who took most wickets for England against Australia in Ashes
129 wickets – Stuart Broad
128 wickets – Ian Batham
123 wickets – Bob Willis
112 wickets – James Anderson
109 wickets – Wilfred Rhodes