The England National Cricket Team can make history by defeating Australia for a third time in four Ashes Test Matches to bring the Ashes back home, and the entire Fourth Test will be available to watch live online for free, starting with Day One on Wednesday morning.
Australia holds the trophy in The Ashes, one of global sports’ most intense rivalries, after humiliating England with a 5-0 whitewash in Australia that wrapped up in January of 2014. Following that dominant series victory, and after Australia won the Cricket World Cup earlier this year while England collapsed and failed to get out of the group stage, the Aussies entered the latest Ashes series as prohibitive favorites — even though England has won the last three Ashes series played on home turf.
To find out how to watch the Fourth 2015 Ashes England Vs. Australia Test Match live online, see the streaming links at the bottom of this article. Day One is scheduled to open, weather permitting, at 11 a.m. British Summer Time at Trent Bridge cricket ground in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England — 6 a.m. United States Eastern Time, 3 a.m. Pacific.
This Ashes series has been a see-saw affair through the first three matches. England scored a surprising and definitive 169-run win in the First Test at Cardiff, but when the series moved to Lord’s in London for the Second Test, Australia came out with guns blazing, blowing their hosts away by a staggering 405 runs with a day to spare.
But in the Third Test, at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England bowlers ruled the day, leading their side to a sparkling three-day, eight-wicket victory and restricting Australia’s fearsome batting attack to 136 and 265.
But the win was also a costly one for England as they lost the 33-year-old talisman of their bowling attack — and England’s all-time leading Test wicket taker with 413 — James Anderson, who was forced to withdraw mid-match with a muscle strain in his side.
Anderson will miss the Fourth Test, but hopes to be back on the pitch for the final match of the 2015 Ashes at Kia Oval in London, starting on August 20.
There are two ways to watch the Australia vs. England Fourth Ashes Test Match live online, free and legally. The first option is ESPN3, the online-only ESPN channel, which will stream the Ashes series at this link. ESPN3 is free to subscribers of almost any major internet service provider and dozens of smaller ISPs. For a complete list, check this link, or try the instructions at this link if you do not have an account with an ISP that carries ESPN3.
The entire Australia vs. England Investec Ashes cricket series is also being streamed live online by One World Sports. The Sling TV international sports package includes One World Sports and costs $10 per month. But the first month is free, and the subscription can be cancelled at any time. To take advantage of the Sling TV offer, visit this link.
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