Headingley, Edgbaston not to host Ashes

Updated: Jun 02, 2012, 09:15 AM IST

London: The Headingley in Leeds and Edgbaston in Birmingham will not host Ashes Tests matches in 2013, while Durham`s Riverside Ground will host an Ashes Test for the first time.

The schedule for the much-anticipated five-Test series between England and Australia was released on Friday.

England currently holds the coveted Ashes after hammering Australia 3-1 Down Under in 2010-2011.

Australia last win in an Ashes series came in 2009 at Headingley.