James Buttler, the Cricket Badger, is joined by Cricket 365’s Oli Fisher and cricket journalist Aakash Sivasubramaniam to assess England’s chances of bouncing back from a one-nil deficit in the Ashes at the Home of Cricket.
Can Australia perform again at Lord’s? And what difference will Jofra Archer make to the biggest contest cricket can give us?
The trio will be back every week throughout the series to assess the action just gone, chew over the talking points and make their predictions on the week ahead.
Gamble responsibly and we will see you next week! Enjoy the Ashes!
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