Four Tests down, one to go. It has been a remarkable Ashes series, a stunning summer of cricket so far, but all good things must come to an end.


Australia have retained the urn after a multi-day downpour at Old Trafford handed Pat Cummins' men a 'get out of jail free' card at the opportune moment with England in command and on the verge of levelling the series.

Captain Ben Stokes will be keen to keep his men focused on the task of not losing this series, however. England can still draw the series 2-2 with a victory at The Oval, a result that would validate many of his decisions at the helm so far.

Fans across the country have been able to see Stokes and the gang in action without necessarily travelling to the capital for the privilege, though the fifth Test will see the teams clash in London to wrap up the series.

It's time to draw out those diaries, open up the calendars, ring-fence those sweet days of Ashes action across five Tests and savour every moment – in the grounds, on TV or over the radio.

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The series draws to a close at The Oval in late July, when England will hope to lift the urn for the first time since 2015. brings you the full schedule for The Ashes in 2023, including dates and times for every match.

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The Ashes schedule 2023

1st Test: England v Australia

Date: Friday 16th – Tuesday 20th June

Venue: Edgbaston

Time: 11am

2nd Test: England v Australia

Date: Wednesday 28th June – Sunday 2nd July

Venue: Lord's

Time: 11am

3rd Test: England v Australia

Date: Thursday 6th – Monday 10th July

Venue: Headingley

Time: 11am

4th Test: England v Australia

Date: Wednesday 19th – Sunday 23rd July

Venue: Old Trafford

Time: 11am

5th Test: England v Australia

Date: Thursday 27th – Monday 31st July

Venue: The Oval

Time: 11am

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