The Ashes 2021-22: Schedule, Fixture, Squad, Player, Venues, Broadcast

The Ashes 2021-22: Schedule, Fixture, Squad, Player, Venues, Broadcast
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The Ashes 2021-22: The all-important test series of the Ashes 2021-22 is just around the corner. The test series is all set to commence on 8th December at Brisbane’s Gaba. Here this article will take you through all the details of the test series – The Ashes 2021-22 Complete Schedule, Fixtures, England and Australia Squad, Players and Venues.

Earlier, the series was on the verge of cancellation due to the Australian Government’s covid-19 guidelines for visitors. The Englishmen were reluctant to visit Down Under following such harsh rules and covid protocols.

As per the rules, English players were not allowed to be accompanied by any of their family members, however, a few rounds of talks have simplified the equation as the families are now allowed.

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The last edition of the Men’s Ashes was held in 2019 which concluded on a dramatic draw at Kennington Oval, London. Before that, Australia bagged the series in 2017-18 at their backyard with a 4-0 lead. 

Men’s Ashes 2021-22 Complete Schedule & Fixture:

DATEMatch DetailsVENUE
December 8-12, 20211st Australia vs England Test MatchThe Gabba, Brisbane
December 16-20, 20212nd Australia vs England Test MatchAdelaide Oval, Adelaide
December 26-30, 20213rd Australia vs England Test MatchMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
January 5-9, 20224th Australia vs England Test MatchSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
January 14-18, 20225th Australia vs England Test MatchOptus Stadium, Perth

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Men’s Ashes 2021-22 Squads:

Australia’s Squad:

Pat Cummins (C), Steve Smith, Marcus Harris, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Michael Neser, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Jhye Richardson, David Warner

England’s Squad: 

Joe Root (c), Jonathan Bairstow, Dom Bess, Dawid Malan, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, James Anderson, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Craig Overton, Ollie Robinson, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

Men’s Ashes 2021-22 Broadcast & Telecast Details:

CountryLive Stream / Broadcast
IndiaSony Network / Jio TV / Sony Liv App
United KingdomBT Sports
United States of AmericaWillow TV
South AfricaSupersport
AustraliaChannel 9

Ashes 2021-22 Updates: 

  • Australian Test captain Tim Paine has stepped down from captaincy following allegations of a sexting scandal. Paine has also announced his break from cricket following the investigaations.
  • Cricket Australia (CA) has appointed ace pacer Pat Cummins as the skipper of Australia’s test side.
  • Steve Smith has been named Vice-captain of the team.
  • All-rounder Ben Stokes is also available for the all-important Ashes 2021-22.

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