Cricket's most legendary test series is underway and there's still time to grab yourself a ticket for the final test.
The ballot for Ashes tickets has obviously come and gone. But, with four tests still to go, eager cricket fans can rejoice in the fact that there are still hospitality tickets available.
Over the last month, England has been facing Australia across five tests at the historic cricketing venues that hosted the series back in 2019 — Old Trafford, Lords, The Oval, Edgbaston and Headingley.
With the final test looming, England have one last chance to make a statement after losing two tests, winning one and drawing another. Meanwhile, Australia are looking to press their advantage. Having won cricket's ultimate prize on Australian soil, they'll now aim to do so again in the UK this weekend.
There's over a hundred years of history on the line. So, here's our guide to getting tickets and seeing the action unfold live.
The Ashes 2023: what to expect from the series
With England not having won the prestigious trophy since 2015, Australia will once again enter the test series as favourites.
The last series saw England almost whitewashed, managing to scrape a draw in the fifth and final test to avoid a 5-0 drubbing at the hands of their fiercest cricketing rivals.
This year, England has managed to improve - with one win and one draw after initially losing two tests.
The Ashes 2023: when and where are the five tests?
Each year, hosting duties for the Ashes swap between England and Australia, with the tournament taking place Down Under in 2022. This year, the test series started on Friday 16th June and will run until Monday 31st July, across five historic venues.
Here's the full schedule:
- 16th – 20th June 2023 – Edgbaston, Birmingham
- 28th June – 2nd July 2023 – Lord's, London
- 6th – 10th July 2023 – Headingley, Leeds
- 19th – 23rd July – Old Trafford, Manchester
- 27th – 31st July – Kia Oval, London
How to buy Ashes 2023 tickets to see England play Australia at home
There are two ways to get hold of tickets for the men's Ashes 2023. The first is through joining the standard ticket ballot which has now closed. The second is through buying a hospitality package with official hospitality provider Keith Prowse.
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Keith Prowse has a number of packages available for the final test at the Kia Oval. The different packages cover everything from complimentary drinks and three-course dinner menus to the chance to meet a crowd of cricketing legends.
You can also book anything from a table at the restaurant to a private suite, all with a guaranteed view of the action.
The Ashes 2023: how much are hospitality tickets?
We're not going to pretend hospitality tickets are cheap. At Edgbaston, the prices start at £299 for a seat and a buffet meal at The Experience Club. At the Oval, it's a similar story with £299 each being the lowest price for the Corinthian Roof Terrace. At Lord's, it's a whopping £549 minimum for the Nursery Pavilion.
But on the upside, these packages guarantee you an unforgettable day of cricket, with food, history and entertainment all around.
Other cricket matches to see this summer
There's a load more cricket going on this summer, with plenty of tickets available at the different events. From world championship finals to local group stages, you're spoilt for choice. Here's a list of some of the other series' coming up:
- 1st – 27th August 2023 – The Hundred
Plus, there's currently tickets available for two of the One Day International Series' taking place this September: