Tuesday 16 July 2013 

Video - Ashes Reaction From Former Players

In this video, former internationals Ricky Ponting, Andrew Strauss, Shane Warne, Sir Ian Botham and Merv Hughes reflect on the opening Ashes Test and look ahead to the second match at Lord's.

All speak about the up-and-down contest at Trent Bridge before assessing what both teams took from it.

Unsurprisingly, there are differences of opinion - Warne for example claiming that Australia would have taken most out of the 14-run win but double Ashes-winning captain Andrew Strauss maintaining that it is Australia who have the toughest task ahead.

Botham praises England's bowlers, Ponting doesn't expect Australia to change their team for Lord's and Hughes sees plenty of room for improvement in the Australian bowling attack.

Video courtesy of SNTV

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