Ashes 2021: Schedule, Venues, Squads, Live Telecast and everything you need to know

The high-profile Ashes 2021 series is all set to commence on December 8 at the Gabba. The five-match blockbuster between Australia and England will be a part of the second cycle of the ICC World Test Championship.

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The England side led by Joe Root will look to start the tour on a winning note and will be brimming with confidence with the return of ace all-rounder Ben Stokes. He has not played competitive cricket since July and will hope to hit the strides from the word go. However, the visitors will miss the service of James Anderson, who will skip the first Test due to workload management.

On the other hand, Australia will take the field under their new captain Pat Cummins, who took over the baton after Tim Paine stepped down after an off-field scandal. The Aussies have already named their playing XI with Travis Head getting a nod ahead of in-form Usman Khawaja.

Ashes 2021 Schedule

Match Date Venue
Australia vs England, 1st Test Dec 8 – Dec 12, 2021 The Gabba, Brisbane
Australia vs England, 2nd Test Dec 16- Dec 20, 2021 Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Australia vs England, 3rd Test Dec 26- Dec 30, 2021 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Australia vs England, 4th Test Jan 5- Jan 9, 2022 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Australia vs England, 5th Test Jan 14 to Jan 18, 2022 Perth Stadium, Perth

Ashes 2021 Squad

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

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England Squad – Joe Root (C), Jos Buttler (WK), Jonny Bairstow (WK), Zak Crawley, Haseeb Hameed, Daniel Lawrence, Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Craig Overton, Chris Woakes, Rory Burns, Ollie Pope, James Anderson, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood

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Ashes 2021 Live Telecast Details

Ashes 2021 series will be broadcast in India on Sony Sports Network. The live streaming of the match can be watched on SonyLiv App.

 

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