John Etheridge, Paul Newman, and Malcolm Conn preview 2013 Ashes

Last Updated: 06/07/13 3:37pm

Cricket Writers on TV: 9am, Sun, Sky Sports Ashes HD

The Ashes urn is up for grabs again.

England and Australia begin their five-match Test series at Trent Bridge on Wednesday before further duels at Lord's, Old Trafford, Emirates Durham ICG and a final encounter at The Oval in late August - but which side will prevail?

That will be one of the many questions up for debate on Sunday's Cricket Writers on TV as Sky Sports commentator Paul Allott is joined by John Etheridge (The Sun), Paul Newman (Daily Mail) and Australian journalist Malcolm Conn (News Limited).

However, our cricket-loving quartet will discuss all of the key issues ahead of the big kick-off in Nottingham and will no doubt pay plenty of attention to the make-up of the teams' final XIs...

ENGLAND - England's batting line-up looks pretty easy to decipher with Joe Root all-but certain to replace Nick Compton as opener and Kevin Pietersen back amongst the middle order, but will Tim Bresnan, Steve Finn or Graham Onions complete the bowling attack? Our experts will assess

AUSTRALIA - Shane Watson and Chris Rogers will brave the new ball after being selected as the tourists' openers by new coach Darren Lehmann but which other Antipodeans will get the nod at Trent Bridge? Conn should give us the inside line

CLASH OF THE CAPTAINS - Alastair Cook and Michael Clarke have been clocking up runs for fun since they assumed the responsibility of skipper, but which man will win the battle of wits this summer and lead their troop to Ashes glory? Paul and the gang will air their thoughts

For all that and more, including a thorough paper review, tune into Cricket Writers on TV, 9am, Sunday, Sky Sports Ashes HD.

Sky Sports Ashes HD will show exclusively live ball-by-ball coverage of the Investec Ashes this summer. Find out more about our coverage and how you can tune in here.

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