1. No matter which team win the series, the Ashes urn always remains in the Lord’s Museum. The Winners are given a replica to celebrate with.

2. If a series is drawn, the team that won the last time keeps the replica of urn. The real urn is about 11cm high and 124.8 grams in weight.

3. Debutant James Southerton of England was 49 years old when he stepped onto the field in 1877 against Australia.

4. John Murray of England took 80 balls to get off the mark. While Carl Rackemann of Australia took 76 balls to score his first run.

5. Australia made their lowest total in 1902 when England bowled them out for just 36 runs.

6. In total, Ashes series have taken place 67 times, Australia and England are locked on with 31 wins apiece while the remaining five series being drawn.

7. There have been 315 Ashes Tests in history with Australia winning 123 of them, England winning 103 of them whilst 89 have been drawn.

8. Shane Warne took 195 wickets in his Ashes career at an average of 23.26, making him the highest wicket taker in Ashes history.

9. Len Hutton made the highest individual score in an Ashes test match in 1938, when he scored 364 in England's massive victory of an innings and 579 runs.

10. The total number of runs Don Bradman made during his Ashes career is 5028, at an astonishing average of 89.79.

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