Australia A v England - watch live coverage on Sky Sports HD
England's Ashes preparation continues against Australia A from Tuesday, live on Sky.
Last Updated: 04/11/13 9:41am
Following a mixed performance against the Western Australia Chairman's XI, Alastair Cook's side return to the field this week in Hobart with plenty to work on.
Unbeaten centuries from Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott were causes for optimism on a flat track in Perth, but England's toiling attack - which conceded 451-5 in the first innings - and a woeful middle order performance - which contributed to the tourists' collapse from 330-2 to 391 all out - demonstrated the considerable room for improvement.
With form needed to be found and places up for grabs, the four-day tour match in Tasmania offers a crucial opportunity for the traveling party - and Sky Sports viewers will be able to see every ball live.
Tune in to Sky Sports 2 HD from 11pm on Tuesday for our exclusive coverage - a perfect appetiser for the eagerly-anticipated Ashes series, which kicks off on November 20.
It's a series not to be missed, and you can catch every ball of The Ashes live on Sky Sports HD.
Tuesday, November 5 - Friday, November 8
Australia 'A' vs England, Ashes Warm-Up Match, Hobart
Wednesday, November 20 - Sunday, November 24
1st Test: Australia vs England, Brisbane
Wednesday, December 4 - Sunday, December 8
2nd Test: Australia vs England, Adelaide
Thursday, December 12 - Monday, December 16
3rd Test: Australia vs England, Perth
Wednesday, December 25 - Sunday, December 29
4th Test: Australia vs England, Melbourne
Thursday, January 2 - Monday, January 6
5th Test: Australia vs England, Sydney