The Ashes 2023: Ladies’s Take a look at match set for enthralling Trent Bridge opener

The Ashes 2023: Women's Test match set for enthralling Trent Bridge opener

Venue: Trent Bridge Date: 22-26 June
Coverage: Ball-by-ball commentary on BBC 5 Sports Extra, BBC Sounds and on the BBC Sport website and app, where there will be live text commentary and in-play video clips. Daily Today at the Test highlights from 19:00 BST (BBC Two on 22 and 26 June, BBC Four 23/24/25 June)

The last time England’s women had the opportunity to win an Ashes Test match, they needed 12 runs to win from the last two overs.

Australia needed one wicket.

The history of Test cricket tells you to block out for the draw – quite simply, do not get out, and number 11 Kate Cross executed her role perfectly in Canberra.

But now, with England seeking to regain the Ashes for the first time in a decade, there is plenty to suggest that if faced with a similar situation this time around, Heather Knight’s side will go for victory.

The multi-format series starts with the Test match, rather than mid-series as…