The men’s and ladies folks’s Ashes sequence observed a combined attendance of 655,000 this summer as information had been shattered over the last six weeks.
Nearly 545,000 fans attended the five men’s Tests – at Edgbaston, Lord’s Headingley, Inclined Trafford and the Oval – with every regarded as one of many 25 days sold out upfront of the sequence, something that did no longer occur in both 2005 or 2019.
The reasonable attendance per day on the men’s Ashes was 23,734, the same to higher than the potential of Fulham’s Craven Cottage.
The ladies folks’s Ashes observed 110,000 fans assist across the seven fits – one Test, three Twenty20s and three One-Day Internationals.
Furthermore, nearly 18m tuned in to Sky Sports actions protection or BBC highlights across the sequence, atmosphere original information for the present clash between England and Australia.
“The 2023 summer will fling down as regarded as one of many most entertaining we’ve considered,” the England and Wales Cricket Board chief govt Richard Gould said.
“The Ashes has captivated the public creativeness any other time, but this time it has been diverse, with the Ladies’s and Men’s sequence taking equal billing and fans being treated to a couple gorgeous cricket all the strategy in which thru.
“Even supposing every sequence had been drawn, we were in a sing to trip double white-ball sequence wins for the Ladies’s crew and a Men’s crew who maintain changed Test cricket, ‘walking the hunch’ as Ben Stokes has said, and getting so shut to staging the most worthy comeback.
“We’re fortunate that we maintain such astounding support for the national aspect, which is moving to indubitably proceed as we search for forward to extra global cricket later this summer”
England men are no longer in Test circulate except they head to India for a five-match sequence on the subcontinent.
They’re then in circulate subsequent July as they host the West Indies.
English cricket’s subsequent target is that this autumn’s One-Day World Cup.