England have won the toss and chosen to bat first, in the opening Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.
Captain Alastair Cook opens the batting with Joe Root, who bats at the top of the order for the first time.
Other selection news sees Steven Finn take the final bowling place for England.
And Australia have sprung a surprise by selecting spin bowler Ashton Agar, to make his debut.
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.