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The Ashes fixtures 2019

Australia's captain Tim Paine looks on during day one of the fourth cricket test match between South Africa and Australia at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

The 2019 Ashes Series commenced on August 1. Here are the full fixtures for the five Test series.

The series was drawn 2-2, with Australia retaining the urn.

Edgbaston, Lord’s, Headingley, Old Trafford and The Oval hosted the five Tests, in that order.

Although the Seven Network has taken over the majority of broadcast rights for Australian cricket, the 2019 Ashes were broadcast by Nine.

2019 Ashes series fixture

Fixture Venue Dates Result
England vs Australia
First Test
Edgbaston August 1-5 Australia won by 251 runs
England vs Australia
Second Test
Lord’s August 14-18 Match drawn
England vs Australia
Third Test
Headingley August 22-26 England won by 1 wicket
England vs Australia
Fourth Test
Old Trafford September 4-8 Australia won by 185 runs
England vs Australia
Fifth Test
The Oval September 12-16 England won by 135 runs

Previous Ashes series

2017-18
Australia enjoyed a comprehensive 4-0 victory over England in the 2017-18 Ashes series on home soil, making it three out of the past four series played in Australia that the visitors have failed to win a Test.

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The ball-tampering scandal that took place in South Africa just two months after the series subsequently raised some questions over Australia’s dominance, however.

Game Dates Venue Result
First Test Nov 23-27 The Gabba, Brisbane Australia won by 10 wickets
Second Test Dec 2-6 Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Australia won by 120 runs
Third Test Dec 14-18 WACA Ground, Perth Australia won by an innings and 41 runs
Fourth Test Dec 26-30 MCG, Melbourne Match drawn
Fifth Test Jan 4-8 SCG, Sydney Australia won by an innings and 123 runs

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