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COMMENT: England’s skipper has a reputation for being cautious but if he can embrace his team’s new spirit of adventure there is a chance they can pull off a glorious shock in the Ashes series, which begins on Wednesday

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Australia win by 169 runs

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'I'm definitely expecting there to be some feuds out on the pitch,' says England batsman

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Strauss will come out of retirement to lead a side in a fund-raising Twenty20 match at The Oval in September

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Australian veteran of that series, believes the hosts' may become unstoppable if they win the first Test

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Australia 562 Essex 299-3: Batsmen show England the way forward ahead of Ashes series

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New coach admits he’s ‘rough around the edges’ as he takes on compatriots

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New head coach Trevor Bayliss drops a surprise inclusion

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England's all-time leading wicket taker wants to create a legacy

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England’s nemesis ridicules bowler’s plea to play Ashes in right spirit

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