With the first Investec Test all but here, Sky Sports' cricket experts make their series predictions...
Updates from Cardiff where we are live ahead of the first Ashes Test of the summer, with both captains' press conferences.
Build-up to the first Ashes Test in Cardiff, including England and Australia's press conferences
One day ahead of the first Investec Test, England captain Alastair Cook picks his favourite Ashes anecdote.
Younis Khan's 171 helped Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the final Test and win the three-match series 2-1.
Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson has warned England he is in the form of his life ahead of the Investec Ashes Series.
England legend Sir Ian Botham has given a stirring speech to the team ahead of the first Investec Ashes Test against Australia.
Sri Lanka have dropped Test spinners Rangana Herath and Tharindu Kaushal from their ODI squad.
Glamorgan’s veteran spinner Dean Cosker will be England’s 12th man for the first two days of the first Investec Ashes Test in Cardiff, which starts on Wednesday.
Kevin Pietersen has backed Australia's strike bowlers to deliver Ashes victory in England this summer.
Leicestershire are staring down the barrel of defeat at Grace Road after being reduced to 110-9 by Kent on day two.
A devastating spell from Ryan Sidebottom has put Yorkshire in total control of their clash with Warwickshire.
Nasser Hussain dishes the dirt on his fellow Sky Sports Cricket pundits.
Adam Voges says he owes a debt of thanks to English cricket for his belated elevation to Test cricket.
Scotland warmed up for the World Twenty20 qualifiers with a six-wicket victory over Namibia on Monday.
Sir Ian Botham and Glenn McGrath have picked a combined Ashes XI, but how many Englishmen made the cut?
James Anderson is relishing being part of England's Test squad after missing out on the ODI series against New Zealand.
Shan Masood and Younis Khan compiled unbeaten centuries to keep Pakistan in the hunt for a historic victory against Sri Lanka.
While England fell to yet another defeat at the WACA in December 2013, Ben Stokes announced himself with a brilliant century.
Lancashire captain Tom Smith will miss the remainder of the county campaign because of injury.