ashes Cricket fans get excited as soon as they hear the name of the series. Australia and England This historic Test series to be held in between has a very special place in world cricket. Many records and histories are made in this series. Apart from the men’s teams, the Ashes series is also played between the women’s teams of both the countries and there are big exploits in this too. Now something like this is going to happen again. With the Ashes series to be held next year, the five-day run for 30 years women’s test The wait is also about to end.
5 day test after 30 years
The England Cricket Board released the schedule of the women’s and men’s Ashes series to be held next year. The only Test match of the Women’s Ashes series attracted the most attention in this program released on Wednesday 21 September. Keeping in mind the long standing demand of women cricketers, finally the England and Australian boards decided to make this Test match five days instead of four.
With this, the 30-year-old wait will also end. This will be only the second Test in women’s cricket, which will be five days. Earlier in 1992, there was a five-day Test between the two teams.
On this decision of both the boards, England’s legendary captain Heather Knight also expressed great happiness and tweeted.
5 day test at Trent Bridge, bloody brilliant! Cant wait https://t.co/vGQ5X8N2Us
— Heather Knight (@Heatherknight55) September 21, 2022
There was constant demand
Earlier this year, the Ashes Test was played between the two teams, which was of only four days. The result of the match could not come out due to the absence of the fifth day. Due to this, there was a constant demand to make the women’s test for 5 days also. Not only this test, but last year India-England and then India-Australia Test also could not reach any conclusion due to being of four days.
Not only that, these Test matches will be held in England’s premier Test venue instead of a second-class ground; Will be played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham from 22 July. Apart from this, there will also be three T20 and three ODI matches in this series.
Change in Men’s Ashes for Hundred
Along with this, England Cricket also released the schedule of the men’s Ashes series, which will start with the Birmingham Test from 16 June and the last Test match will start from 27 July at the Oval in London. This time the England Cricket Board has decided to start the Ashes series a month in advance keeping in mind its flagship franchise tournament The Hundred.
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