New Delhi. The famous Ashes series of Test cricket is about to begin. From June 16, the teams of Australia and England will be face to face once again. The eyes of the world are on this series. Australia has recently proved its dominance in Test by defeating India in the World Test Championship final. It will be interesting to see who will rule this thing in the 5-match Test series.
Australia’s team is winning the WTC title, while the hosts had won 11 in total after playing 13 Tests last year. The England team becomes even more dangerous while playing at home. Last time Australia captured the Ashes. The England team will be desperate to achieve this. The competition is expected to be amazing.
Before the start of the Ashes series, know its complete schedule. The first Test is to be played at Edgbaston from 16 to 20 June. The second Test will be played at the historic ground of Lord’s from June 28 to July 2. The third Test will be held at Headingley from July 6 to July 10. The fourth Test is to be played at Old Trafford from July 19 to July 23. The fifth and final Test will be held at The Oval from July 27 to 31.
England’s playing XI in the first match:
Ben Duckett, Jack Crowley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes (c), Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Ollie Robinson, James Anderson. Including captain Ben Stokes, the team has a total of four fast bowlers. Moeen Ali and Joe Root are spin bowling options.
Pat Cummins (c), Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Jos Inglis, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc David Warner
When and how to watch the match in India
The Ashell series is going to start from 16th June. The first match is to be played at Edgbaston. According to Indian time, this match will start at 3.30 pm. The live telecast of the match can be seen on Sony Sports Network. If you want to watch its live streaming in India, then you can enjoy Ashes on Sony Live app.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 16, 2023