The Ashes 2023 Schedule Announced England’s men’s Ashes series begins at Edgbaston on June 16 and ends at the Kia Oval on July 27 as Ben Stokes leads the team to glory; The women’s team will face Australia in Tests from June 22 before three ODIs and three IT20s.
Ben Stokes will lead England for the first time in the Ashes series, and the hosts are looking to regain the Ashes Urn for the first time since 2015, and – after a four-day test against Ireland – however, the Ashes started in Edgbaston on June 16.
Ashes 2023 Schedules:
The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed that the 2023 Test will be held at the same five venues as the 2019 edition.
Headingley and Old Trafford were selected, with Lord’s, The Oval, and Edgbaston making up the five-match series. The decision sees Trent Bridge in Nottinghamshire, the Ageas Bowl in Hampshire and Glamorgan’s Stadium lose the Ashes venue.
From June 1-4 Ben Stokes’ men will begin their summer season with a one-off Test match against Ireland at Lord’s. Their focus will turn to the five-match Test series against Australia. With England hoping to join the Ashes after a 4-0 win in 2021/22 Down Under.
Full schedule of Men’s Ashes 2023:
- First Test: June 16-June 20 at Edgbaston
- Second Test: June 28- July 2 at Lord’s
- Third Test: July 6- July 10 at Headingley
- Fourth Test: July 19- July 23 at Old Trafford
- Fifth Test: July 27- 31 at The Oval
It will be the first time in 139 years that the Ashes will not have an August Test in England – with the white-ball side looking to defend their World Cup 50 years later in the year from October in India. In addition, the ICC has confirmed that the World Test Championship final will take place at the Oval in June. However Lord’s chosen to host in 2025.
- Edgbaston Cricket Ground
- Lord’s Cricket Ground
- Headingley Cricket Ground
- Old Trafford Cricket Ground
- The Oval
President of the ECB Clare Connor, said:
We are very pleased to host two tournaments in 2023, as well as host the Irish men, the New Zealand men and the Sri Lankan women.
Next summer is going to be a big one for the women and men of England. There are few events more special in English sport than a home Ashes series. And I know Heather, Ben and their team will be excited and motivated by the challenge of entering the Ashes.
I’m really pleased, that we’ve announced our men’s and women’s matches in England side-by-side for the first time, which means fans can vote or register an interest in any match in one game. that day. June and July are going to be special months for cricket in this country which is buzzing with the one-off series.
Ashes 2023 Trophy: