Australia and England are playing down the significance of sledging, but psychologist Jeremy Snape says it will play a big role in the Ashes.
England seamer James Anderson takes on our quick-fire Q&A challenge ahead of the Ashes!
Sri Lanka have named uncapped all-rounders Sachith Pathirana and Milinda Siriwardana in their squad to face Pakistan.
South Africa have released captain AB de Villiers from their one-day international squad in Bangladesh.
Ten years on from the 2005 Ashes, we reflect on the top five moments with the help of wicketkeeper Geraint Jones...
Kent claimed their second County Championship Division Two win of the season by beating Leicestershire by eight wickets
England skipper Alastair Cook cannot wait to start the Ashes and says the players can benefit from being "free-spirited".
Legend Sir Ian Botham is backing skipper Alastair Cook to lead from the front as England bid to regain the Ashes.
In his first exclusive column for Sky Sports, Joe Root discusses the immensity of the Ashes, sledging and David Warner.
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.
Michael Clarke insists the best team will prevail in what he expects to be a “really close” Ashes series with England.
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.