England and Wales Cricket Board announces 2023 Ashes venues

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Meanwhile, the European Central Bank confirmed the eight teams for the new T20 competition will be based out of the five 2019 Ashes venues, plus Trent Bridge, Ageas Bowl and Cardiff.

Edgbaston will continue to host the T20 Blast final - which will remain intact alongside the new city-based T20 competition - while Trent Bridge will host the final of the one-day tournament ahead of Lord's.

The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed that the 2023 Ashes Tests have been awarded to the same five grounds as the 2019 edition.

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"As a club, we are determined to grow the game of cricket across all communities in the county of Lancashire and the North West as a whole, with families and supporters able to watch, at affordable prices, some of the best cricket and greatest players in Manchester over the coming years".

The final of the 50-over One-Day Cup has also been moved from Lord's to Trent Bridge for the five-year period.

The club will host Tests against Pakistan (2020), India (2021), Australia (2023) and a further Test in 2024 (opposition TBC), International T20s against Australia (2020), Pakistan (2021), India (2022) and two further IT20 fixtures in 2023 and 2024 (both opposition TBC) and a One-Day International against South Africa (2022). Each venue will host four group matches a year.

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"Aside from the obvious appeal of worldwide cricket, the new T20 competition will be a real chance for our community to engage with MCC and Lord's, giving even greater opportunities to those who live and work locally to experience what the Home of Cricket has to offer".

"The SSE SWALEC is a fantastic venue for global cricket and we have excellent customer experience scores showing we provide fans with a 'Warm Welsh Welcome'".

"We're thrilled that it has again been awarded such a strong allocation of fixtures, in particular the right to host an Ashes Test, which will put Birmingham at the centre of the sporting world in 2023 and bring great benefits to our local economy".

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