The scorecards are blank and the whites pristine but there is already a feeling that both Australia and England will catch up when the Ashes 2021-22 kicks off today. The tourists have already been written off by many, but it is the hosts whose preparations have been disturbed even worse. It gets hectic from the start so read on as we explain how to watch an Ashes 1st Test livestream from anywhere – including FREE.
England is without a doubt the outsider, a status that has been further consolidated by the rain-soaked warm-up. But their captivating duel with India at the end of the summer has at least given Joe Roots men valuable recent experience to fall back on.
Australia hasn’t played test cricket since January and the recent bad weather was the least of their worries. Though battle-hardened and well respected, Pat Cummins is leading his country for the first time under extreme pressure cooker conditions.
Despite everything, the expectation is still on …