The world’s top women’s cricketers will again take centre stage on free-to-air television this summer, beginning with the Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes on October 22.
Cricket Australia today confirmed the Nine Network will broadcast all six limited-overs matches in the multi-format Ashes series live and free from Brisbane, Coffs Harbour, North Sydney and Canberra.
Quick Single: Women's Ashes tickets on sale next week
The historic day-night Test at North Sydney Oval from 9-12 November will feature high-quality streaming exclusively on cricket.com.au and the Cricket Australia Live app, while streaming of the shorter formats will also be available across mobile and desktop.
In addition to the broadcast coverage on TV and online, ABC Radio has also confirmed they will provide coverage and commentary throughout the series.
Australia will be out to retain their hold on the Ashes after a successful tour of the British Isles in 2015, while England will make the trip down under full of confidence following their World Cup triumph on home soil that featured a thrilling win over Meg Lanning’s side in the group stage.
Fans eager to catch the action in person will be able to purchase tickets next week with adult tickets to cost $10, concessions for $5 and children 15 years and under able to gain free entry with a valid match ticket.
- Tickets on sale to the general public from August 10
- Prices of $10 for adults, $5 for concession, kids in for free with a valid match ticket
- $2 from every adult and concession ticket goes to supporting nominated local cricket clubs or charity (see below)
- Nine, ABC Radio, cricket.com.au broadcast of series confirmed
Today’s confirmation of broadcast details for the Women’s Ashes comes just days after it was announced that all matches of the upcoming Rebel WBBL season will also be shown live.
Every ball of the popular Twenty20 competition will be shown live and free, with Network Ten to broadcast 12 games live on free-to-air television.
The remaining 47 matches will be streamed live on cricket.com.au, with the season beginning with a blockbuster Opening Weekend on 9-10 December featuring four TV games from North Sydney Oval and two streamed matches in Adelaide.
More coverage details for both the Women’s Ashes and WBBL will be revealed as the summer of cricket draws closer.
First ODI Allan Border Field, October 22
Brisbane Charity Partner: Lord Mayor's Charitable Trust
Second ODI Coffs International Stadium, October 26
Third ODI Coffs International Stadium, October 29
Day-Night Test North Sydney Oval, November 9-12
First T20 North Sydney Oval, November 17
North Sydney Charity Partner: McGrath Foundation
Second T20 Manuka Oval, November 19
Third T20 Manuka Oval, November 21
Canberra Charity Partner: Lord's Taverners ACT