In his first exclusive column for Sky Sports, Joe Root discusses the immensity of the Ashes, sledging and David Warner.
Michael Clarke insists the best team will prevail in what he expects to be a “really close” Ashes series with England.
England skipper Alastair Cook cannot wait to start the Ashes and says the players can benefit from being "free-spirited".
Australia and England are playing down the significance of sledging, but psychologist Jeremy Snape says it will play a big role in the Ashes.
Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson has warned England he is in the form of his life ahead of the Investec Ashes Series.
Kevin Pietersen has backed Australia's strike bowlers to deliver Ashes victory in England this summer.
England legend Sir Ian Botham has given a stirring speech to the team ahead of the first Investec Ashes Test against Australia.
Dominic Cork believes England must target Australia spinner Nathan Lyon if they are to regain the Ashes this summer.
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Nasser Hussain compares Joe Root and Steve Smith to see which in-form batsman has the edge in the Ashes.
Nasser Hussain is positive England have the right head coach after Trevor Bayliss picked his Ashes squad.
Michael Atherton thinks Adil Rashid's inclusion in the Ashes squad gives England more options for the series.
Sir Ian Botham says England can win the Ashes this summer and says there will be a result in all five Tests.