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The first day of a cricket series is usually a special day in the sporting calendar - but for one under-10 boys team from Nottingham, it was extra special.
Nine boys from the ICCA team formed a guard of honour for the England and Indian teams as they made their way onto the Trent Bridge pitch, in front of 17,000 people.
Members of the ICCA under 10 boys team are leaving for Trent Bridge.
They will form the guard of honour for both the England and Indian teams ahead of the First Test this morning.
England Captain Alastair Cook has been speaking out about how the team will cope without Graeme Swann.
The local hero has retired ahead of England and India's first Test which gets underway at Trent Bridge today.
The first Test between England and India begins at Trent Bridge today.
It is the first time India have played a five match Test series in this country since 1959.