The latest instalment of Test cricket’s greatest rivalry is set to get underway Down Under as England face Australia, hoping to retain the Ashes.

These two sides have been facing off for over a century and there is certainly no love lost between them.

Ashes series are not only fierce in terms of batting and bowling, but also in terms of the animosity between the two sides.

Words are often exchanged between players as sledging is still a huge part of the entertainment of cricket.

In anticipation of the upcoming series, we’ve taken a look at some of the best sledges in the recent history of the Ashes.

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