3 Most fastest spell in Ashes history – Mark Wood dominates the list

Mark Wood recorded the second fastest spell in Ashes in England since 2006.

Test Cricket is regarded as the best format of the game as it requires a lot of patience, grit and determination. Over the years there have been many fiercest battles between bat and ball in the longest format of the game that have kept players as well as fans on their toes. One of the highlights of the Test has been Ashes. Both England and Australia over the years have produced some enthralling encounters and have kept Test cricket alive.

3 Most fastest spell in Ashes history – Mark Wood dominates the list

England and Australia are squaring off with each other in the third Test of the Ashes 2023 at the Headingley in Leeds. The Ben Stokes-led side won the toss and opted to field first, in what will be the crucial game for them.

Their decision to bowl first paid off as they bundled out Australia for just 263 runs. The chief architect behind that was no other than Mark Wood, who breathed fire and took fifer on his return that saw England bundling out arch-rivals for a low total at Headingley in Leeds.


Mark Wood bowled one of the fastest spells to help his team. As he helped his team bundle out Australia with a fiery spell. He troubled the Australian batters and made their mockery with his express pace. He returned with the figures of 5/34 and helped his side be on the top.

English pacer Mark Wood consistently clocked over 150 kmph in his spell and it was the second-fastest spell in England since 2006 with an average speed of 92.90 mph.


3 Most fastest spell in Ashes history  – Mark Wood dominates the list

Here are the 3 Most fastest spells in Ashes history  – Mark Wood dominates the list

S.No  Player name  Team Venue  Average speed 
1. Mark Wood  England  Lord’s 2021 93.41 mph 
2. Mark wood  England  Headingley 2023* 92.90 mph 
3. Brett Lee  Australia  Old Trafford 2005 92.24 mph 

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