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Centuries don't win you test matches. In fact, centuries may make you lose a test match on rare occasions but what individual centuries actually do, most often, is keep you in the game.
Not merely statsticians delight, a test match ton is the moment young batsmen dream of. to raise their bats and let the world applaud.
For a budding batsman in Australia and England, a hundred in Ashes test match is doubly delightful. the oldest rivalry in cricket, Aussies and English play a 5 test match series every second year which tends to bring out the best from their players and their fans. naturally, you score a ton in Ashes and people will recognize you.
Sadly, certain Don Bradman of nineteen thirties era is the runaway winning of this elite list. with 19 century for Australia against England, Bradman's record looks good to stay on for decades more cause none of current cricketers are close to him. Ricky Ponting, the Aussie run machine, is the only containder in following list of most individual century in a Ashes test match career.
Michael Slater, the hussling Aussie opener who retired in 2001, had a remarkable Ashes career in comparision to his performance against other nations. he made 7 tons in only 20 tests against England.
Note : Following list is limited to batsmen who have scored at least 7 centuries in Australia vs England test matches. and, was updated 1 July 2009.