The Ashes: Classic quotes

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The 2010/11 Ashes are nearly upon us as England look to retain the urn against Australia.

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As we build up to what is promising to be a hard-fought and competitive series, we bring you the words that put an extra bit of pace on the ball and a little extra bite in the batting.

The fierce rivalry between England and Australia has served up some classic quotes, from Glenn McGrath's woeful predictions to Jim Laker's ability to sum it up in one sentence.

Which quotes from Ashes history have stuck in your memory? Leave your comments below.