Sky Sports has announced its own dedicated Ashes cricket channel.
Sky Sports 2 HD and Sky Sports 2 will automatically be transformed into Sky Sports Ashes HD and Sky Sports Ashes at 6am on June 30.
Sky Sports Ashes HD will offer 63 days of action between June 30 and August 31 for dedicated cricket lovers, which includes ball-by-ball coverage of the summer Investec Ashes series between England and Australia.
It will also air county fixtures, highlights and various support shows, transforming Sky Sports 2 HD into the home of cricket for the summer.
The first summer Test starts on July 10 at Trent Bridge.
The channel’s extra cricket coverage will include the Women’s Ashes, YB40, Friend’s Life t20, England v Pakistan under-19 internationals, plus archive shows.