Everything is gearing up nicely for the first Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge in Nottingham tomorrow.
The game is a complete sell-out with England being the favourites to retain the Ashes.
However, the real winner could be the city of Nottingham itself with a multi-million pound boost to the local economy as thousands flood into the city.
Phil Brewster reports.
Ahead of the fourth day of the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, the hopes of England lie with their men from the Midlands.
England and Australia will renew hostilities in the eagerly-awaited Ashes series, as the first Test gets underway today at Trent Bridge.
A look at some of the key statistics of Ashes Tests at Trent Bridge.