The first-ever Ashes Test match took place in 1877 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Australia, marking the beginning of one of cricket's oldest and most storied rivalries.

Jim Laker became the first bowler in Test history to take all ten wickets in an innings.

The 1948 Australian team captained by Sir Donald Bradman didn't lose a single Test during their tour of England.

Overall, a total of 330 Ashes Tests have been played till date.

The term ‘Ashes’ was initially mentioned when Australia defeated England in a Test match for the first time