10/07/2013 07:05 BST

England-Australia Day 1 LIVE!

England captain Alastair Cook and Australia's captain Michael Clarke pose with a replica of the Ashes at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

Good morning! And welcome to the opening day of the Ashes Test series - it's finally here! The sun has come out to play and Trent Bridge is looking a picture. The wait is almost over, let's play some cricket.