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How to watch The Ashes 2023 cricket live online in Australia

Cricket's longest battle is back for another thrilling instalment.

The Ashes are back in 2023 for the first time since the 2021/22 series in Australia, when an in-form Australia will look to take down a very aggressive English team.

Australia will be looking to capitalise on their recent World Test Championship win, while England have adapted a new style of play, as they look to take back the coveted urn.

When is The Ashes 2023 series?

The 5 Test England vs Australia Ashes series kicks off on Friday 16 June 2023 from 8pm AEST at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

The remaining 4 Tests start on 28 June at Lord's, 6 July at Headingley, 19 July at Old Trafford and 27 July at The Oval.

How to watch The Ashes 2023 live and free in Australia

The Ashes 2023 can only be seen on free-to-air broadcast TV on the 9 Network.

Its telecast of each day's play will start at 7.30pm AEST.

Depending on where you live in the country, you will be able to watch on either the main Channel 9 or multichannels 9Gem or 9Go.

In some cities such as Adelaide and Perth, you may have to switch between channels on certain days during the telecast.

Or you can stream the series by signing up for a free account on 9Now if you don't already have one.

The Men's Ashes 2023 TV schedule, dates and start times

DateMatchStart time (AEST)How to watch
16 - 20 JunThe Ashes 2023 First Test8pm9 Network, 9Now
28 Jun - 2 JulThe Ashes 2023 Second Test8pm9 Network, 9Now
6 - 10 JulThe Ashes 2023 Third Test8pm9 Network, 9Now
19 - 23 JulThe Ashes 2023 Fourth Test8pm9 Network, 9Now
27 - 31 JulThe Ashes 2023 Fifth Test8pm9 Network, 9Now

Is The Ashes 2023 on Foxtel?

No, The Ashes 2023 is not on Foxtel. It's exclusive to the 9 Network and 9Now. Foxtel does feature lots of other cricket throughout the year though, such as the ODI World Cup Qualifiers. You can stream via Foxtel Now, where new users get a 10-day free trial.


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Is The Ashes 2023 on Kayo?

The Ashes 2023 is not on Kayo, it is only on the 9 Network and 9Now. Like Foxtel, you can watch plenty of other cricket during the year if you subscribe to Kayo. If you're new to Kayo, you get a 7-day free trial to test it all out.


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The Women's Ashes 2023 TV schedule, dates and start times

DateMatchStart time (AEST)How to watch
22 - 26 JunWomen's Ashes 2023 Test7:55 PM9 Network, 9Now
1 JulWomen's Ashes 2023 First T203:30 AM9 Network, 9Now
5 JulWomen's Ashes 2023 Second T203:30 AM9 Network, 9Now
8 JulWomen's Ashes 2023 Third T203:30 AM9 Network, 9Now
12 JulWomen's Ashes 2023 First ODI10:00 PM9 Network, 9Now
16 JulWomen's Ashes 2023 Second ODI8:00 PM9 Network, 9Now
18 JulWomen's Ashes 2023 Third ODI10:00 PM9 Network, 9Now

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