How to watch 2021/22 Ashes cricket series online in Australia

It doesn't get any bigger in sport than The Ashes. It's Australia vs England for 5 memorable Tests and you can watch it all on TV or live stream.

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The Ashes is surely the most well-known and among the most fiercely contested cricket contests in the world. It is always stacked with storylines and drama and another chapter in the Australia vs England cricket rivalry will soon be written.

The schedule for the 2021/22 series has been released and it is all back on Australian soil. Read on for all the details you need to catch what promises to be another thrilling match-up.

Australia won the urn back in the 2017/18 series in Australia and retained it with a drawn series in England in 2019.

How to watch The Ashes live cricket in Australia

If you're looking to watch The Ashes fixtures in Australia, you're in luck. While the last series in England was broadcast by the Nine Network, on home soil all 5 Tests are available on both free-to-air on Channel 7 plus subscription services Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports.

The 2020/21 Ashes Test fixture dates

The first Test is scheduled to take place on 8–12 December in Brisbane. The Sydney Test has traditionally been the final clash of the series, but this time around it is the penultimate contest, with Perth to host what could be a decider in mid-January.

Watch The Ashes on Channel 7

As mentioned, Channel 7 holds the free-to-air rights to The Ashes when the series is played in Australia. It shares the rights with Foxtel, who also have the digital rights. That means the action won't be streamed on 7plus.

Stream The Ashes on Kayo Sports

If you're a dedicated cricket fan, you likely want to keep up with all the major competitions and series occurring across the globe. This includes T20s, ODIs, every match in the hugely popular Big Bash League (BBL), World Cups and international matches. You can get all of that and The Ashes on Kayo Sports.

Kayo Sports offers coverage of over 50 sports, including lots of cricket. You can purchase a Basic subscription for $25 a month, which enables you to stream on two screens at the same time. Alternatively, you can get a Premium subscription which supports three simultaneous streams.

Stream Kayo Sports for 14 days FREE and no lock-in contract

Take Kayo Sports' Basic or Premium plan for a spin and stream over 50 sports live completely free for 14 days.

Besides cricket coverage, Kayo Sports boasts several unique features catered to sports fans. Subscribers can use SplitView to watch up to four videos on the same screen at once or Interactive Stats to dive into a world of facts and figures. For users short on time, Key Moments lets you go right to the action that matters in selected matches. Meanwhile Kayo Mini offers condensed versions of key match-ups in 20 minutes or less.

Kayo has a built-in No Spoilers setting which prevents you from finding out the score when you're running late. There's a great, modern user interface, game day hub page and more. Read our full Kayo Sports review for more information.

The platform has a 14-day free trial for new users. Kayo Sports is compatible with PCs/Macs, smartphones and tablets, TVs via Android TV devices, Telstra TV, Apple TV or Chromecast.

Live stream every Ashes Test on Kayo: 14-day free trial

Watch The Ashes with Foxtel iQ

Foxtel iQ subscribers with the Sports HD package enjoy 12 dedicated channels with extensive coverage of sport from all over the world, including Fox Cricket. You can watch sport live on the TV through your set-top box. Alternatively, you can stream the action to your laptop or mobile device with Foxtel GO. The app is available for free for all Foxtel subscribers.

New users get to enjoy the iQ4, Foxtel's shiny set-top box. It enables you to watch over hundreds of sporting events live, some in 4K Ultra HD quality. Add the integration of Netflix and now's the perfect time to give pay TV a try. The Sports HD pack is generally priced at $29 a month and you must also sign up for the Foxtel Plus package for $49 a month, a total of $74 a month. There are often Foxtel iQ deals available, so you may be able to score a discount.

Live stream The Ashes with Foxtel Now

Alternatively, cricket fans who don't want pay TV can keep up with their cricket action via Foxtel Now, the platform that lets you watch Foxtel channels live via the Internet or tune in on demand. You'll need the Sport pack, which costs $29 a month. This is a premium offering, so you need to already be subscribed to the base Essentials pack. At that point you can add Sport to your Foxtel Now subscription. Essentials costs $25 a month and offers a mix of Lifestyle and Pop channels.

Foxtel Now is compatible with PCs/Macs, smartphones and tablets. It's also on PS4, Chromecast/AirPlay, Telstra TV, Sony Android TVs and the Foxtel Now box. New subscribers get a 10-day free trial

10-day free trial of Foxtel Now

No installation and no lock-in contract. New customers only. Sign up now.

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    JamesAugust 2, 2019

    How can I cancel Kayo?

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      JeniAugust 3, 2019Staff

      Hi James,

      Thank you for getting in touch with Finder.

      If you’re pertaining to cancelling your Kayo subscription, you just need to log in to your Kayo account on your chosen device. At the top right-hand side of your device, click the three lines icon to open the Kayo navigator. Under ‘My Kayo’, select the ‘My Account’ option then click the ‘Cancel subscription’ box then confirm cancellation message by clicking ‘I agree’. From there you will need to confirm using your Kayo password. You will have access to Kayo up until your next payment date. You’ll also receive an email confirming your cancellation.

      I hope this helps.

      Thank you and have a wonderful day!


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