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Ashes 2021-22 Schedule, Squad, Captains – Updated News

The Ashes 2021-22 Schedule Squad: The Ashes 2021-22 is scheduled to be played at five venues across Australia between 8 December 2021 and 18 January 2022. For the first time since 1994-95, the final Test will be held in Perth.

Australia is the defending holders of the Ashes going into the series, having won in 2017–18 with the 2019 Ashes series ending in a draw. The series will be part of the 2021–2023 ICC World Test Championship. Australia won the first Ashes trophy in 1882/83 series and Check The Ashes Winner’s list.

Ashes 2021-22 Schedule

The series is scheduled to be played at five venues across Australia between 8 December 2021 and 18 January 2022.

The five venues will be the Gabba, Adelaide Oval, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Sydney Cricket Ground, and the Perth Stadium. Check out the schedule for The Ashes 2021-22:

Date Match Venue
8-12 December 2021 1st Test Australia v England  Gabba,  Brisbane
16-20 December 2021 2nd Test Australia v England (D/N)  Adelaide Oval,  Adelaide
26-30 December 2021 3rd Test Australia v England  MCG,  Melbourne
5-9 January 2022 4th Test, Australia v England SCG, Sydney
14-18 January 2022 5th Test, Australia v England Optus Stadium, Perth


ashes 2021-22 schedule
Tim Paine and Joe Root

The Ashes 2021-22 Squad

Joe Root will be the captain for the England side while Tim Paine will be the Australian team skipper. England announced the 18 member squad for the Australia tour.

The Ashes 2021-22 Captain

Check out the captains for both the participants of the Ashes series 2021-22.

Team Captain
England Joe Root
Australia Pat Cummins

England Ashes 2021-22 Squad

England announced the squad for the upcoming Ashes series where the star performer Ben Stokes has been included.

Stuart Broad, who tore a calf after the first Test against India in August, has also been included subject to proving his fitness in a pre-departure training camp at Loughborough.

Player Role
Joe Root(C) All Rounder
James Anderson Bowler
Jonny Bairstow WK-Batsman
Dom Bess Bowler
Stuart Broad Bowler
Rory Burns WK-Batsman
Jos Buttler WK-Batsman
Zak Crawley Batsman
Haseeb Hameed Batsman
Dan Lawrence Batsman
Jack Leach Bowler
Dawid Malan Batsman
Craig Overton
Bowling Allrounder
Ollie Pope WK-Batsman
Ollie Robinson Bowler
Ben Stokes
Batting Allrounder
Chris Woakes
Bowling Allrounder
Mark Wood Bowler


Australia Ashes 2021-22 Squad

Pat Cummins has been appointed as Test skipper after Tim Paine steps down as Test Captain role. While Tim Paine is expected to continue as wicketkeeper in Ashes he announces that he will take an indefinite mental health break from cricket.

Cricket Australia announced the squad for the first Ashes test match. Check out the full squad details below:

Player Role
Alex Carey WK-Batsman
Pat Cummins (C) Bowler
Cameron Green
Bowling Allrounder
Josh Hazlewood Bowler
Marcus Harris Batsman
Travis Head
Batting Allrounder
Usman Khawaja Batsman
Marnus Labuschagne
Batting Allrounder
Nathan Lyon Bowler
Michael Neser
Batting Allrounder
Jhye Richardson
Bowling Allrounder
Steve Smith(VC) Batsman
Mitchell Starc Bowler
Mitchell Swepson Bowler
David Warner Batsman


Ashes 2021-22 Live Telecast TV Channel

Where can I watch Ashes 2021-22? This will be the major question that arises to every Ashes fans whenever ECB or CA announces the schedule for the series. Here is a list of channels that will broadcast the 2021-22 edition of the Ashes live and online.

  • USA: Willow TV
  • South Africa: Supersport
  • India: Sonyliv
  • Australia: Channel 9
  • UK: BT Sport

Ashes 2021-22 Broadcast in India

Sony Network bags the rights of telecasting The Ashes 2021-22 in India. Apart from telecasting in Television, Sony offers seamless service in the OTT platform.

Following are the details of the subscription details of the SonyLIV app:

SonyLiv Subscription Plan Benefits Price
LIV Premium Original TV shows and movies  ₹. 299/Month   ₹. 699/6 Month   ₹. 999/ Year
Latest international shows
Live sports
Live events of WWE
Blockbuster Indian movies
Kids content + KBC play along
No ads
Offline download
5 profiles
Up to two concurrent screens
LIV Special + All shows as the same time in TV ₹. 399/Year(No Ads)  ₹. 199/Year(With Ads)
Access to live entertainment channels
Live sports preview up to 10 minutes
Blockbuster Indian movies
Kids content + KBC play along
Live WWE main events
Offline download
5 profiles
Single screen
WWE Network Live WWE events, PPVs, and NXT ₹. 299/Year
Exclusive WWE series, documentaries, and biographies
RAW and Smackdown episodes available after 1 month
Unlimited access to 10,000+ hours of WWE archives
No Offline Download
5 profiles


How to Watch The Ashes 2021-22 in the USA?

Willow TV is the official broadcast of the Ashes in the United States of America. Willow has exclusive agreements to be the official broadcaster of The International Cricket Council (ICC), Indian Premier League (IPL), England Cricket Board, Cricket Australia, Cricket South Africa, West Indies Cricket Board, Sri Lanka Cricket, Bangladesh Cricket Board, Pakistan Cricket Board, Zimbabwe Cricket, Pakistan Super League and others.

Willow TV
Willow TV

The channel is available on most Satellite and Cable Networks for a simple monthly subscription fee or as part of Sports Packages or South Asian packages.

Satellite & Cable Networks Package
Available at 712 (Willow) and 9997 (Willow HD). Also available as part of Hindi Mega Pack, Hindi Elite Pack, Urdu Pak Mega Pack, Bangla Mega Pack, Punjabi Mega Pack, Tamil Mosaic Pack, and Telugu Package. Call 800-823-4929 or click here for more details.
Available at Channel 806 and as part of the Sports Pass. For more details, click here or call 800-837-4966.
Get Willow a-la-carte or as part of Hindi, Telugu, Urdu, Tamil, and Bangla packages. Click here for detailed information or call 1-855-372-8004.
Available as part of the Spectrum TV Gold package. Go to spectrum.com for more information or to sign in to your Spectrum account.
Google Fiber
Available on channel 244, as part of the Premium & Sports Packages. Click here for more information or Sign in to the Google Fiber website at google.com/fiber or call (866)777-7550 to add Premium & Sports Packages.
For more details, click here. Call 800-266-2278 for more information.
Available at channel 1171. Part of the Hindi Pack and the Optimum Sports Pack. For more details, click here or contact Cablevision support for more details.
Century Link
Available at 668 (Willow) and 1668 (Willow HD). For more details, click here or call 1 (800) 244-1111.


How to Watch The Ashes 2021-22 in Australia?

The last series in England was broadcast by the Nine Network, but on home soil, all 5 Tests are available on both free-to-air on Channel 7 plus subscription services Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now, and Kayo Sports.

How to watch The Ashes 2021-22 in South Africa?

SuperSport is a South Africa-based Pan-Africa group of television channels carried on the DStv satellite & GOtv terrestrial platforms. It provides sports content in South Africa, Nigeria, and many other African countries

SuperSport Cricket primarily shows Cricket. All international cricket involving the South African national cricket team, as well as certain domestic cricket, is shown on this channel.

How to Watch The Ashes 2021-22 in UK?

BT Sports has the broadcasting rights for the upcoming Ashes 2021-22 series. The BT Sport Monthly pass costs a straight £25 for 30 days. The BT Sport Monthly Pass is a new way of watching BT Sport, allowing sports fans to watch on our app and web player for a simple monthly fee and no contract.

But You can’t use the BT Sport Monthly Pass to watch BT Sport through a set-top box from Sky, Virgin or any other TV provider.

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