england international cricket hospitality ECB 2013 Fixture List As tradition dictates, the first home Test match of the year is played at Lord’s as England face New Zealand in the first of two Test fixtures. Next are three ODI’s against New Zealand starting again at Lord’s and then at The Ageas Bowl and Trent Bridge For the first time since 2004, the ICC Champions Trophy will be staged in England. The world’s top 8 ODI teams will face each other in this high-intensity competition during June. The Nation’s favourite cricket tournament, the Ashes returns to British shores once again in 2013. The Australians will be looking to win the Ashes for the first time since the 2006-07 series as well as regaining their pride after a stunning English victory on Australian soil for the 2010-11 series. As well as the 5-Test Ashes series, Australia will also play a 5-ODI series against England in September. NEW ZEALAND ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY AUSTRALIA June July May 6-17 Group Stages, Various grounds 10-14 1st Ashes Test, Trent Bridge 16-20 1st Test, Lord's 19 Semi-Final 1, Kia Oval 18-22 2nd Ashes Test, Lord’s 24-28 2nd Test, Headingley 20 Semi Final 2, SWALEC Stadium 31 1st ODI, Lord’s 23 Final, Edgbaston August 1-5 3rd Ashes Test, Old Trafford June 9-13 4th Ashes Test, Emirates Durham 2 2nd ODI, The Ageas Bowl ICG 5 3rd ODI, Trent Bridge (d/n) 21-25 5th Ashes Test, Kia Oval 25 1st Twenty20, Oval (f) 29 1st Twenty20, The Ages Bowl (f) 27 2nd Twenty20, Oval (f) 31 2nd Twenty20, Emirates Durham ICG September 6 1st ODI, Headingley 8 2nd ODI, Old Trafford 11 3rd ODI, Edgbaston 14 4th ODI, SWALEC Stadium 16 5th ODI, The Ageas Bowl Click here to view more information on our range of cricket hospitality packages.