New Delhi: The Ashes series played between England and Australia was equal to 2 - 2. In the last Test, England performed brilliantly, preventing Australia from creating history. In this series, one player from each team was given the Player of the Series award. For Australia, Middle Order batsman Steve Smith won the Player of the Series title, while England all-rounder Ben Stokes received the Man of the Series award. Because of these two players, this Ashes series was quite exciting.
Ben Stokes single-handedly won the England team. Right-handed batsman Steve Smith, who returned after a one-year ban after March 2018, scored 774 runs in 7 innings of the series at an average of 110.57, including 3 centuries and 3 half-centuries. Apart from this, Steve Smith also scored a double century in one match. It was with this form that Steve Smith regained his number one position in the ICC Test rankings. All-rounder Ben Stokes, who won the England World Cup in July, scored 441 runs in 10 innings of this Ashes series with 2 centuries and 2 half-centuries. While bowling, Ben Stokes took a total of 8 wickets. Based on this performance, Ben Stokes was voted Player of the Series.
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