What time is The Ashes 2017 on TV? Where can I watch it?

England take on Australia in Brisbane for the first test

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23: The Australian team appeal with Pat Cummins of Australia for the wicket of Joe Root of England during day one of the First Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images, BA)

The Ashes 2017 are well underway at the Gabba stadium in Brisbane.


The Aussies fought back on Day 2, with captain Steve Smith making an unbeaten 64, leading his side to record a score of 165-4 and reducing the deficit to 137 runs.

What time is the Ashes on TV?

The first Ashes test continues at at 12.00pm GMT –  with live coverage on BT Sport 1 from 11.30pm.

Highlights from day 2 will air at 10pm on BT Sport 1.

Where can I watch it for free?

Sadly, no British channels are broadcasting the Ashes live for free this year. However, you can watch the highlights for free on the BT Sport website.

Where can I listen to the Ashes 2017?

Coverage is live on Radio 5 Live from 11.30pm.

When is the Ashes 2017 taking place?

First Test: 23rd – 27th November, Brisbane (12am GMT)

Second Test: 2nd – 6th December, Adelaide (4am GMT)

Third Test: 14th – 18th December, Perth (2.30am GMT)

Fourth Test: 25th – 30th December, Melbourne (11.30pm)


Fifth Test: 3rd – 8th January, Sydney (11.30pm)

November 5th 2017, WACA Ground, Perth Australia; International cricket tour, Western Australia versus England, day 2; England players watch themselves in an Ashes promo on the big screene late on day two (Photo by David Woodley/Action Plus via Getty Images, BA)