Cricinfo Ashes Live
Cricinfo is a cricket fan's mobile application that allows you to receive live details of Ashes Test Matches directly to your mobile phone. The user interface is visually rich, engaging and simple to use. The service is available for a flat rate fee of just 3.

Developed using the latest J2ME technology, the new service will be available to download on "smart phone" handsets such us the Nokia 3230, 6260, 7610, 6630, 6670, 6680, 6620, 6600, N70, N90, Panasonic X700, X800, SonyEricsson P900 and P910.

The new application goes well beyond previous generation SMS alert services to offer real-time match updates, live scores, summary results, player profiles and match statistics, including highlights of Ashes history.

In addition, news and alerts can be personalised to include sounds at key moments in a game, such as cheers when England take a wicket. Information and statistics will be sourced from

Ordering the new Cricinfo Live application for your mobile phone is very straightforward:

  • First of all, check that your phone is compatible with Cricinfo Live and is correctly set up. Cricinfo Live will only work with the devices listed above.

  • Send an SMS message to 80250 with the keyword "ashes" in the message text. Please use exactly these words - the text is also case sensitive.

  • In response, you will receive a confirmation text message. View the message, and click on the link within the text message to start downloading your application automatically. The download may take 3-4 minutes depending on your phone and network connection.

  • FAQs | Terms and Conditions

    CricTxt - Cricinfo's SMS alert service
    You can get wicket alerts sent to your mobile phone by signing up to our SMS alert service.

    England crictxt add 25 to 82540
    Australia crictxt add 23 to 82540

    Other catagories and teams also available - click here for details

    Alternatively, you can sign up to pay by credit card or login to administer your crictxt account.

    SMS cost no more than 25p per CricTxt update received. You can unsubscribe at any time by texting crictxt rem # to 82540 (where # is the catagory number that you wish to unsubscribe from). Text crictxt off to 82540 to unsubscribe from all catagories.

    Please note that this service is only available to customers of the Vodafone, Orange, T-mobile and O2 networks in the United Kingdom who are over 16 years of age.