The Australia and England cricket teams have arrived in Chester-le-Street ahead of the fourth Ashes Test - but before they had even settled in, the Australian media accused both teams of cheating. Officials are expected in Durham to investigate.
Dan Ashby reports.
The weather was glorious. Thousands of fans packed into the ground. England won the toss, chose to bat first - and they were off.
The Ashes are coming to town for the first time in their history. But what are they and why do they matter?
The arrival of the England and Australia cricket teams in Chester-le-Street comes amid accusations players have tried to cheat.