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Welcome to the Ashes cricket series. The series takes place between two cricketing nations, England and Australia. It all began way back when in Melbourne on the 15th of March 1877, Australia won the game by 45 runs. However it wasn't until 1882, 5 years later that the Ashes were born as we know them today. The term Ashes was first used after England lost to Australia - for the first time on home soil - at The Oval on 29th August 1882. A day later, the Sporting Times carried a mock obituary to English cricket which concluded that "The body will be cremated and the ashes taken to Australia".


The Ashes is in fact international cricket's oldest and most celebrated rivalry. It is currently played roughly every 2 years. The Ashes are held by the country which last won the series and to regain them the other country must win more Test matches in a series than the country that currently holds the Ashes. If a series is drawn then the country holding the Ashes keeps them.


Television networks worldwide are known to offer hundreds of millions of dollars in their attempts to secure the rights to an Ashes cricket series broadcast. Viewer audiences worldwide number in the hundreds of millions when these matches are broadcast on both television and cable. From the toss of the coin for the beginning of a match, to the post match player interviews, viewers are glued to the set and make sure not one moment of cricket history passes them by. Many of these fans can even recount the vaguest of facts surrounding an Ashes series, even better than the experts associated with the sport of cricket itself.


The Ashes series creates a huge amount of buzz online. You can click here to see what live Ashes cricket is currently showing online.

 

Latest Ashes Cricket News Courtesy Of the BBC And Sky Sports

County Championship: Hampshire's lower order frustrate Surrey despite Rikki Clarke's 7-74 (Aug 19, 2019 18:37)
Mark Stoneman and Scott Borthwick give Surrey hope after Hampshire's lower order had frustrated t...

County Championship: Davies hits 89 as Somerset fight back at Warwickshire (Aug 19, 2019 18:28)
Somerset opener Steven Davies makes an unbeaten 89 as the title hopefuls battle back against Warw...

County Championship: Will Beer hits 77 to keep Sussex in charge against Middlesex (Aug 19, 2019 18:13)
Spinner Will Beer hits 77 as a defiant Sussex tail keeps the heat firmly on Middlesex in County C...

County Championship: Dane Vilas hits a career-best 266 for Lancashire to hurt Glamorgan (Aug 19, 2019 18:04)
Lancashire captain Dane Vilas smashes a superb career-best 266 as his team reach 544-9, a massive...

County Championship: Olivier & Lyth star as Yorkshire take charge against Notts (Aug 19, 2019 17:57)
Yorkshire fight back with both bat and ball to wrest the ascendancy from struggling Nottinghamshi...


 
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