The Ashes in Australia 2021/22
November 2021 – January 2022
5 Test matches, ODI/T20 series
At this stage, it seems doubtful that English fans will be able to travel to Australia for the Ashes. The Australian government is indicating that their country’s borders are likely to remain closed to most international visitors until at least the beginning of 2022.The official line from Cricket Australia is as follows: “Given Australia’s current border closures and the level of uncertainty that will continue to exist for a number of months, Cricket Australia and Cricket Australia Travel Office will delay the release of tickets and travel packages to international fans for the upcoming Ashes series. Cricket Australia will continue to monitor this situation closely and work with the relevant authorities to ensure the safety of all players, staff, and fans is the number one priority.”
The Ashes ‘down under’ is every English cricket supporters’ dream tour. It is notoriously difficult to beat the Aussies in their own backyard, but with an increasingly settled batting line up and genuine fast bowlers, Jofra Archer and Mark Wood, hopes are high that England will give the locals a real run for their money this time round. Add to that prospect the guarantee of glorious sunshine, beautiful beaches and wondrous sights and you have the perfect cricket tour destination!
The Ashes series will be fought out at Australia’s five major Test venues: