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Michael Clarke gets a terrific ovation from the Emirates Old Trafford crowd after reaching his century


Devon Malcolm has been here today in the Pavilion. We caught up with the former England bowler

Spot yourself at day one of the Ashes Test at Emirates Old Trafford!

We have a sneaky look around the Fan Village to show everything that is going on in and around the ground.

Listen to Sean Ruane sign Jerusalem as the players emerge from the dressing rooms. This is guaranteed to raise the hairs on the back of your neck!

Here are England's all time leading Test wicket takers! James Anderson is presented with a silver salver to mark his 300 Test wickets and being Lancashire's all time leading Test wicket taker. We would like to thank Bob Willis and Sir Ian Botham for helping with the presentation.

Here is the short walk from the tram that spectators took this morning!

Good morning everyone and welcome to our Ashes Blog. This is the welcome that the England and Australia players have had this morning as they walked through the fan village. I think that you will all agree that this will inspire the home players! #EnglandWillRise