What is the ashes?

The Ashes is a Test cricket series, played between England and Australia - it is international cricket's most celebrated rivalry and dates back to 1882. The Ashes trophy is an urn which is reputed to contain a burnt item of cricket equipment, possibly a bail.
The Ashes is a Test cricket series, played between England and Australia - it is international cricket's most celebrated rivalry and dates back to 1882. The Ashes trophy is an urn which is reputed to contain a burnt item of cricket equipment, possibly a bail.