The England Women’s Cricket Team
The England and Wales Cricket on Wednesday announced the venues for the upcoming Ashes series for both men’s and women’s cricket teams. The Ashes, played between England and Australia, is the oldest rivalry in men’s cricket history. “England Women will face Australia Women at Lord’s, the Kia Oval, Edgbaston, The Ageas Bowl, Trent Bridge, the Seat Unique Stadium, Bristol and Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton, in 2023 as both the Men’s and Women’s Ashes move to England and Wales, according to an official ECB message.
The one-off Test in the women’s multi-format series will be a five-day affair, played at The Trent Bridge. It will also include three ODIs and three T20Is. “The test match will be England’s first five days on home soil, and their first visit to Trent Bridge since 2000, while Edgbaston, Lord’s and the Kia Oval will all host their first Women’s Ashes IT20s,” the release also read.
Ben Stokes’ team will host Ireland at Lord’s in the first week of June before the Men’s Ashes series kicks off in Edgbaston on Friday 16th June, ahead of a visit to Lord’s, Headingley – the scene of Stokes’ heroics in 2019 – Emirates Old Trafford and the Kia Oval. With England men and England women hoping to regain the Ashes after defeats Down Under last winter, both series will be settled in July before England men take on New Zealand men and Ireland men in One-Day Internationals and Vitality IT20s England Men LV= The Insurance Test match against Ireland will be the second Test match of the two teams, the first in 2019,” said ECB.
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