Australia tour of England 2013 | Investec Ashes Series 2013 | NatWest ODI Series 2013
Australia tour of England 2013 is a forthcoming and much-anticipated series of Test cricket matches to be contested between England and Australia. The five venues for the series will be Lord’s, Old Trafford,Trent Bridge, the Riverside Ground and The Oval. There were questions as to whether Lord’s would host an Ashes match – it would have been the first time since 1882 that Lord’s had not hosted an Ashes Test – but the venues were eventually confirmed to include Lord’s on 22 September 2011. On 1 June 2012, it was announced that the First Test was scheduled to take place at Trent Bridge.
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Ashes Series 2013 will be the first of two back-to-back Ashes series. With the intent of breaking the cycle of Ashes series being held directly before Cricket World Cups, the Ashes are being brought forward in the schedule by one year, starting with the 2013–14 series in Australia.
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There is quite a history associated with the games between England and Australia. Australia is one of the best teams in the world. They have held their position in the top rankings of the international cricket council for a quite a long time. They may not be currently at the top but the on field aggression of the team along with techniques and the skill is quite un parallel. Therefore, this tournament is gong to be quite challenging for England. England, however, has been in a good shape since the last few seasons. The team looks quite in from and they will be trying hard to hold their position by outing up a good fight against the Australians in the upcoming test series. Therefore, if you are a cricket lover, you cannot afford to miss this action packed series that would have two of the best teams in the world battle it out with each other. The timings of the tournament broadcasting are quit suitable for you to relax and watch after a hard day at office.
The Australian live television rights to the series will be shared by the Nine Network and Fox Sports, and the British rights by Sky Sports.