12 Dec / 2017(498)…70th Ashes(2017)

The 70th Ashes is over, and Australia won and regained it comprehensively. In the last 4 series(2013 onwards) host nation have been winning The Ashes quite easily.

Recently this has been the trend for other test tournaments.  There is no respite as success has eluded tourist teams when they travel overseas. The top teams have been consistently winning at home.

For instance –

India won all 7 home series since 2015

Australia have won 6 out of 7 home series since 2013-14 – lost one

South Africa won 6 out of 7 home series since 2014 – lost one

England have won 5 out of 8 home series since 2014 – lost one

New Zealand have won 5 out of 8 home series since 2014 – lost two

 Below is comprehensive statistical analysis of Ashes 2017

All data updated at end of 5th SCG Test

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