Ashes is one of the most historic series in cricket. It is played between two arch-rivals England and Australia. Ashes has a very deep and rich history. Stars are born in this series. In this article, we will see the top 5 highest run scorers in the ashes active players only.
#5 Jonny Bairstow
England’s wicketkeeper-batsman, Jonny Bairstow is at No.5 on our list. Bairstow scored 1084 runs in ashes in his career so far. He is now available for the 2023 ashes after his recovery from the injury.
#4 Ben Stokes
England’s star all-rounder and their test captain, Ben Stokes is at No.4 on our list. He will lead the England team in the upcoming Ashes series. Stokes has 1157 runs in ashes.
#3 David Warner
The first Australian on our list is none other than legendary Australian opener, David Warner who is the third-highest run-getter in ashes among active players. Warner has made 1888 runs in ashes in his career so far.
#2 Joe Root
Former England captain and one of the best test players of our generation, Joe Root is second highest run scorer in ashes. Root has 2016 runs in ashes so far. Root is one of the best of our generation, he is considered a modern-day great.
#1 Steve Smith
Former Australian captain and best test player of the modern generation, Steve Smith is the highest run-getter in ashes among active players. After facing a one-year ban Steve Smith marked his return from 2019 ashes in England where he stunned everybody with his performance. Ashes are once again in England and Steve Smith will look forward to making this series a memorable one. Smith has 3044 runs in the Ashes series in his career so far. He is in a league of his own.