The Ashes continues with the fifth and final test starting January 14, on Channel 7, Seven Plus, Foxtel and Kayo Sports.
The fifth test runs until January 18. Played in Hobart after the Western Australian border situation remained incompatible with bringing the test to Perth, it will also be the third day-night pink-ball test of the summer.
Free-to-air coverage will be on Channel Seven. England all-rounder Lord Ian Botham and Australia’s all-time leading Test Run scorer Ricky Ponting will lead the live and free coverage on Seven.
Also on The Ashes reporting is comedian Stephen Fry, 2019 Ashes fast bowling hero Jofra Archer, ex-test player and leading commentator David “Bumble” Lloyd, and former star-off spinner Graeme Swann.
Returning to the Seven cricket commentary team in 2021-22 are Damien Fleming, Simon Katich, Mel McLaughlin, James Brayshaw, Lisa Sthalekar, Greg Blewett, Matthew Hayden, Brad Hodge, Trent Copeland, Tim Lane, Alison Mitchell, Callum Ferguson, Abbey Gelmi, Jason Richardson, Andy Maher, Alister Nicholson, and Erin Holland.
Fox Cricket’s coverage is led by: Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne and Isa Gua en also equipped with Mark Waugh, Mike Hussey, Brett Lee, Kerry O’Keeffe, Mark Howard, Michael Vaughan, Kath Loughnan and Alan Border.
two new ones YOU original series’, the rundown and You are clubhouse – both hosted by goggle box stars Adam Densten and Symon Lovett – will also premiere on Kayo from December 3.
With the KFC Big Bash League kicking off on December 5 and the first Test in the Vodafone Ashes Series on December 8, both shows will offer Kayo customers new ways to keep up with all the big hits and catches throughout the summer.
Australia: Pat Cummins (c), Steve Smith (vc), Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, Jhye Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner
England: Joe Root (c), James Anderson, Jonathan Bairstow, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Dawid Malan, Craig Overton, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Ben Stokes Chris Woakes, Mark Wood