it was in 1882 and Australia beat England in cricket the Australian team then burnt the bails (not the stumps or ball) to mark the first ever official game and to this day England and Australia compete for the ashes (that's why the wining team holds up an urn as there trophy)
The 'Ashes' are the ashes of the first bails used in the first cricket test between England and Australia.
a bail of hay and a cricket ball and a cricket bat and dom bradman ashes
Ashes is a cricket campaign. It is not a annual game. This matches are between England and Australia.ashes is a cricket campaign. This is not a annual game. It is between England and Australia.
England won the ashes 2010
the ashes are the ashes of the bails used in the very first ashes series in England which Australia won
a English cricketers ashes were taken to Australia