England vs. Australia First Ashes Test of 2023: Today, June 16, is the opening day of the first test match of the Ashes 2023 between England and Australia. These two clubs are one of the oldest rivalries in cricket, and they’ll face off in Edgbaston in Birmingham. Ben Stokes will captain England in the 2023 Ashes series. The English cricket board (ECB) released a statement saying that players will be wearing black armbands that day in honor of those who lost their lives in the stabbing and van assault in Nottingham.
Details of the First Test Match of the 2023 Ashes Series England vs. Australia
The Ashes 2023: First Test, England vs. Australia
Scheduled for June 16-20, 2023
The time now is 03:30 PM IST, 10:00 AM GMT, and 11:00 AM LOCAL.
Specifically, Edgbaston, Birmingham
The Ashes 2023 between England and Australia will begin on June 16 at Edgbaston in London. Here is the whole itinerary.
Edgbaston, Birmingham, June 16-20, for the first test.
Lord’s London, June 28–July 2 for the second test match.
Third Match: July 6-10, Headingley Stadium, Leeds
Fourth Test, Old Trafford, Manchester, July 19-23.
Fifth Test, London’s The Oval, July 27-31
The first ball is set at 3:30 PM IST in every game.
English and Australian Players in the 2023 Ashes Match
Joe Root (c), Ben Duckett (wk), Zak Crawley (wk), Matthew Potts (wk), Ollie Robinson (wk), Dan Lawrence (wk), Chris Woakes (wk), Mark Wood (wk), and Josh Tongue (wk) Ben Stokes (c), Ollie Pope (vc), Jonny Bairstow (wk), James Anderson (wk), Stuart Broad
Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Todd Murphy, Jimmy Peirson (wk), Matt Renshaw, Mitchell Starc, and David Warner. Pat Cummins (c), Steve Smith (VC), Scott Boland, Alex Carey (wk), Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis (wk), Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Todd Murphy, and Jimmy
What channels can I watch live England vs. Australia in 2023? Indian TV and Streaming Options
Sony Sports Network in India will air the 2023 Ashes series. Live coverage will be broadcast on Sony Sports Ten 5 and Sony Sports Ten 5 HD, and streamed on the Sony Liv app and website.
Over in the UK
Sky Sports Cricket will provide live coverage of the 2023 Ashes, and the Sky Go app and Now will also stream the tournament in real-time.
Here in Oz
The Australian broadcast of Ashes 2023 will air on the Nine and Nine Now network’s 9Gem, 9Gem HD, and 9Go channels (beginning Monday, exclusively on 9Gem). The 9Now app will be able to broadcast the event live.
America and Canada
Willow.tv is the only place in the United States and Canada to watch every match live and exclusively on the web.
ICC.tv also broadcasts The Ashes live in the following countries:
From the South Pole to the Southern Hemisphere, and everywhere in between American Samoa, Antarctica, Argentina, Armenia, Ascension Islands, Azerbaijan, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Christmas Islands, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Gaza Strip, Guam, Guatemala, Honduras,