list of Man of Series and winners of The Ashes series since 1882

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Times of Sports(TOS) has listed the winners of the Ashes series since its inaugural. The Ashes is perhaps the most fiercely contested cricket series in the world.

The Ashes Series

Played between England and Australia, the prize is the small terracotta urn which houses the ashes of a wooden cricket ball. Ashes is not just any other series, it is the symbol of the long-existing cricketing rivalry between England and Australia.

list of winners

“The Ashes” Winners Since 1882

Years Host Tests Australia England Draw Result
2019 England 5 2 2 1 Drawn
2017/18 Australia 5 4 0 1 Australia
2015 England 5 2 3 0 England
2013/14 Australia 5 5 0 0 Australia
2013 England 5 0 3 2 England
2010/11 Australia 5 1 3 1 England
2009 England 5 1 2 2 England
2006/07 Australia 5 5 0 0 Australia
2005 England 5 1 2 2 England
2002/03 Australia 5 4 1 0 Australia
2001 England 5 4 1 0 Australia
1998/99 Australia 5 3 1 1 Australia
1997 England 6 3 2 1 Australia
1994/95 Australia 5 3 1 1 Australia
1993 England 6 4 1 1 Australia
1990/91 Australia 5 3 0 2 Australia
1989 England 6 4 0 2 Australia
1986/87 Australia 5 1 2 2 England
1985 England 6 1 3 2 England
1982/83 Australia 5 2 1 2 Australia
1981 England 6 1 3 2 England
1978/79 Australia 6 1 5 0 England
1977 England 5 0 3 2 England
1975 England 4 1 0 3 Australia
1974/75 Australia 6 4 1 1 Australia
1972 England 5 2 2 1 Drawn
1970/71 Australia 6 (7) 0 2 4 England
1968 England 5 1 1 3 Drawn
1965/66 Australia 5 1 1 3 Drawn
1964 England 5 1 0 4 Australia
1962/63 Australia 5 1 1 3 Drawn
1961 England 5 2 1 2 Australia
1958/59 Australia 5 4 0 1 Australia
1956 England 5 1 2 2 England
1954/55 Australia 5 1 3 1 England
1953 England 5 0 1 4 England
1950/51 Australia 5 4 1 0 Australia
1948 England 5 4 0 1 Australia
1946/47 Australia 5 3 0 2 Australia
1938 England 4 (5) 1 1 2 Drawn
1936/37 Australia 5 3 2 0 Australia
1934 England 5 2 1 2 Australia
1932/33 Australia 5 1 4 0 England
1930 England 5 2 1 2 Australia
1928/29 Australia 5 1 4 0 England
1926 England 5 0 1 4 England
1924/25 Australia 5 4 1 0 Australia
1921 England 5 3 0 2 Australia
1920/21 Australia 5 5 0 0 Australia
1912 England 3 0 1 2 England
1911/12 Australia 5 1 4 0 England
1909 England 5 2 1 2 Australia
1907/08 Australia 5 4 1 0 Australia
1905 England 5 0 2 3 England
1903/04 Australia 5 2 3 0 England
1902 England 5 2 1 2 Australia
1901/02 Australia 5 4 1 0 Australia
1899 England 5 1 0 4 Australia
1897/98 Australia 5 4 1 0 Australia
1896 England 3 1 2 0 England
1894/95 Australia 5 2 3 0 England
1893 England 3 0 1 2 England
1891/92 Australia 3 2 1 0 Australia
1890 England 2 (3) 0 2 0 England
1888 England 3 1 2 0 England
1887/88 Australia 1 0 1 0 England
1886/87 Australia 2 0 2 0 England
1886 England 3 0 3 0 England
1884/85 Australia 5 2 3 0 England
1884 England 3 0 1 2 England
1882/83 Australia 3 1 2 0 England

 

The Ashes – Man of Series Award Winners

The system of awarding the Man of the Series was started almost a hundred years later in 1978/79. The Man of the Series award is earned by the cricketer who has made the most important contributions for their team in the series. The first-ever Ashes Man of the Series award was earned by Dennis Lillee in the 1978/79 series in Australia.

Year Man of the Series Series winner
2018/19 Steven Smith Drawn
2017/18 Steven Smith Australia
2015 Joe Root/Chris Rogers England
2013/14 Mitchell Johnson Australia
2013 Ian Bell/Ryan Harris England
2010/11 Sir Alastair Cook England
2009 Andrew Strauss/Michael Clarke England
2006/07 Ricky Ponting Australia
2005 Andrew Flintoff/Shane Warne England
2002/03 Michael Vaughan/Glenn McGrath Australia
1998/99 Steve Waugh Australia
1997 Graham Thorpe/Glenn McGrath Australia
1994/95 Craig McDermott Australia
1993 Graham Gooch/Shane Warne Australia
1990/91 Bruce Reid Australia
1989 Jack Russell/Terry Alderman Australia
1986/87 Chris Broad England
1985 David Gower England
1982/83 Geoff Lawson Australia
1981 Sir Ian Botham England
1978/79 Dennis Lillee England