The Test: Season 1

The Test: Season 1

The Test: Season 1

Docuseries with unprecedented access inside the Australian Cricket Team. Follows events immediately following the 2018 ball tampering incident as they regroup, reflect and rebuild to retain the 2019 Ashes Urn on English soil for the first time in 18 years.

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EPISODE 1.1
11 March 2020

Episode 1

Australian Cricket suffers a crisis when players are suspended for cheating. Justin Langer is appointed the new coach and sets out to rebuild the team's culture.

EPISODE 1.2
11 March 2020

Episode 2

The test team, with some fresh faces, take on Pakistan in Dubai. For the new captain Tim Paine, the time has come to stand up when his team needs him most.

EPISODE 1.3
11 March 2020

Episode 3

Back on home turf, Australia face India led by Virat Kohli. When the pressure comes on, again they turn to new captain Tim Paine to stand up.

EPISODE 1.4
11 March 2020

Episode 4

Australia and India are deadlocked in the series. Coach Justin Langer is forced to change his outlook.

EPISODE 1.5
11 March 2020

Episode 5

The One Day team travel to India, facing the world's most passionate fans. Out of form ODI captain Aaron Finch has an uphill battle to clinch a series win.

EPISODE 1.6
11 March 2020

Episode 6

Suspended players Steve Smith and Dave Warner rejoin the side ahead of The World Cup. As they take to the field, the team realise the shadow of the suspensions still linger.

EPISODE 1.7
11 March 2020

Episode 7

The Ashes. Coach Justin Langer brings one of the team's youngest players into the spotlight as selection and injury woes mount.

EPISODE 1.8
11 March 2020

Episode 8

The Ashes, continued. Close to winning, Australia must now do so without Steve Smith. What eventuates is one of the great cricket showdowns.

The Test: Season 1 / Reviews

The Australian

The Australian

You have never seen the Australian cricket team as you will in the new eight part Amazon Prime Video fly-on-the-wall documentary The Test.When that game is lost, the players in the dressing room are strewn about the room like the contents of the bin. Shattered. Distraught. Dishevelled and hurting.

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Independent

Independent

Whether you love or despise the Australian cricket team, The Test on Amazon Prime, charting the 18 months from the Cape Town sandpaper scandal to retaining the Ashes at the end of the 2019 English summer, provides a compelling insight into the workings of present-day international cricket. But perhaps the most intriguing aspect to the eight-part docuseries is how it represents Cricket Australia taking a big step forward in the content arms race.

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