Ashes 2017-18: The 70th Ashes competition had the schedule which will begin on upcoming Thursday 23rd November. This competition has a big and old history. In 1882, the test cricket game between England and Australia are named and called as Ashes. Until the Australia cricket team didn’t win a single test in England. They had a first winning test in seven runs in 1882 at Oval Stadium in England.
- In 1902, Australia lost the game with only just 36 runs, it was the lowest score yet in this competition.
- In 1938, England scored 903 runs over Australia was the highest score.
- The England had won eight test series from 1882 to 1890. Like the same, from 1989 to 2003, the Australia cricket team have won eight Ashes cups.
Ashes Cup: 11-centimeter hight and 124.8-gram weight. Because of the smaller size, the cup could be broken, so the copy of Ashes Cup only given to the winning team to celebrate their series win.
So far in Ashes: Australia won 130 matches, England had 106 matches and 89 draws. In the 69 series, Australia had 32 wins, England had 32 with five draw matches.
Ashes 2017-18 Live Streaming, Fixtures, Results
Check the Fixtures and Live Streaming TV and online List. Totally, five tests at five venues – Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne, and Sydney. The England Cricket team had a schedule to play five practice matches with Cricket Australia and Western Australia.
4-5 November, England vs Western Australia XI at Perth
Result: Match Draw England 349/6d; Western Australia XI 342/10 (86 ov)
8-11 November, England vs Cricket Australia XI at Adelaide (day-night)
Result: England won by 192 runs England 293 and 207; Cricket Australia XI 233/9d and 75 (40.1 ov, target: 268)
15-18 November, England vs Cricket Australia XI at Townsville
Result: Match drawn Cricket Australia XI 250 and 364/4 (110 ov); England 515
23-27 November: 1st Ashes Test at Gabba, Brisbane (00:00 GMT)
Result: Australia won by 10 wickets England 302 and 195; Australia 328 and 173/0 (50 ov, target: 170)
2-6 December: 2nd Ashes Test at Adelaide Oval (04:00 GMT, day/night Test)
Result: Australia won by 120 runs Australia 442/8d and 138; England 227 and 233 (84.2 ov, target: 354)
9-10 December, England vs Cricket Australia XI at Perth
14-18 December: 3rd Ashes Test at Waca, Perth (02:30 GMT)
26-30 December: 4th Ashes Test at MCG, Melbourne (23:30 GMT)
4-8 January: 5th Ashes Test at SCG, Sydney (23:30 GMT)
One Day International Matches between Australia and England will be started from January 14, 2018.
14 January: 1st ODI at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (03:20 GMT)
19 January: 2nd ODI at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane (03:20 GMT)
21 January: 3rd ODI at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (03:20 GMT)
26 January: 4th ODI at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (03:20 GMT)
28 January: 5th ODI at the Perth Stadium in Perth (03:20 GMT)
Australia vs England Live Streaming TV and online list:
BT Sport had a five-year deal to broadcast the Live Ashes Cricket matches, it is the third year. So, the United Kingdom people can watch all the matches live on BT Sport, not on Sky Sport which broadcasting all other England international cricket in the UK.
By using BT Player, you can watch the live cricket match. Highlights of every game will be available on BTSport.com and the BT Sport app. Also, watch BT’s Ashes hub to catch all the action if you missed. Listen to Live updates on Radio, BBC will provide ball-by-ball commentary of all Tests on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and Radio 4 LW. You can also listen online via the BBC Sport website and its app.
Fox Sports and Foxtel Sports are there for the Australia Cricket fans to watch live on TV and online.
In India, Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) had the rights to telecast the matches live on TV and online. Watch Sony SIX/HD and free live streaming online of Ashes on SonyLIV.
Ashes 2017-18: Australia vs England Full Squads
Australia Squad for 1st & 2nd Test: Steven Smith(c), David Warner, Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Jackson Bird, Chadd Sayers.
England Squad: Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman, Joe Root(c), Dawid Malan, Gary Ballance, James Vince, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Mason Crane, Ben Foakes, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Jake Ball, Craig Overton, Tom Curran.
Western Australia XI Squad: Nathan Coulter-Nile (c), Will Bosisto, Tim David, Jake Carder, Kyle Gardiner, Aaron Hardie, Lance Morris, Clint Hinchliffe, Nick Hobson, Calum How, Josh Philippe, Mark Turner