Get ready for an exhilarating month of Women International Cricket as the Womens Ashes 2023 kicks off at Trent Bridge on June 22. Australia aims for a third consecutive series win, while England seeks to reclaim the urn after their last victory in 2013-14. Expect a thrilling battle between the top-ranked teams in ODI and T20 cricket, featuring a five-day test match and six limited-overs encounters. The competition promises intense rivalry and high-stakes cricket.
Is Australia currently in possession of the Ashes urn?
Australia emerged as the winners in the previous encounter between the two nations during the 2021-22 series held in Australia. As a result, they currently possess the urn as they enter the upcoming 2023 series.
Australia’s triumph in the 2021-22 series marked their consecutive second series win and guaranteed that the Ashes urn would remain in Australian territory for the fourth consecutive series. The Australian team has maintained possession of the urn since reclaiming it with a series victory over England in 2015.
What is the schedule for the Womens Ashes 2023?
The Womens Ashes 2023 series commences with an exciting five-day test match scheduled to take place at Trent Bridge on June 22 at 8pm AEST.
Test: June 22 to June 26
Australia Squad vs. England:
Leading the Australian squad against England is Alyssa Healy, who has been appointed as the captain. She will be joined by a talented group of players including Tahlia McGrath, Darcie Brown, Ashleigh Gardner, Kim Garth, Grace Harris, Jess Nonassen, Alana King, Phoebe Litchfield, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, and Georgia Wareham.
England Squad vs. Australia:
Taking charge as the captain for the England squad is Heather Knight. Joining her are players of exceptional caliber such as Nat Sciver-Brunt, Tammy Beaumont, Lauren Bell, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Alice Davidson-Richards, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Lauren Filer, Danielle Gibson, Amy Jones, Emma Lamb, Issy Wong, and Danni Wyatt.
Both teams have assembled formidable line-ups, comprising a mix of experience and promising talent, ensuring an exciting and competitive match between Australia and England.
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