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Headingley secures 2023 Ashes Test, Ageas Bowl misses out

15 February 2018

The ECB instead opted to stick with the hosts of the 2019 series - Edgbaston, Headingley, The Oval, Lord's and Manchester's Old Trafford.

Edgbaston in Birmingham has been chosen as a host venue for the Ashes series in 2023.

England fell to a 4-0 Ashes loss in Australia, but had won five of the previous seven series and have not been beaten on home soil since 2001.

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Colin Graves, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, opted to leave the room when the host venues for major matches were signed off for 2020 to 2024, with his former county Yorkshire emerging among the big winners. Edgbaston will continue to host T20 Finals Day, while both grounds were handed four Tests in the five-year cycle.

After the approval of the recommendations from an independent Host Venue Panel, led by European Central Bank deputy chairman Ian Lovett, a statement said: "They provide a strong geographical spread, high capacity for attendance, quality experience and access for the widest audience". The Ageas Bowl will not host any Tests at all in the 2020-24 period.

"It's right that there should be thorough, independent scrutiny of such a significant process and I would like to thank John Crowther, Karen Earl and Mick Hogan for their contributions, knowledge and expertise".

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Hampshire similarly expressed their pleasure at securing a new Twenty20 team and seven limited-overs internationals.

Surrey were vocal critics of the new Twenty20 competition before the counties, promised £1.3m from its revenues each per season, voted it through previous year.

In April past year the 38 members of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) voted to approve plans for a new competition to run alongside the T20 Blast, which is contested by the 18 first-class counties.

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Headingley secures 2023 Ashes Test, Ageas Bowl misses out