Mitchell Starc will be a huge threat to England © Getty Images
Mitchell Starc will be a huge threat to England © Getty Images

England take on Australia in the first Test of The Ashes 2015 at The Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Wednesday, with the aim to retain the urn they conceded last time in 2013-14 Down Under. Catch Live Cricket Scores and Ball-by-Ball commentary of England (ENG) vs Australia (AUS) Ashes 2015 1st Test at Cardiff, Day 1 here

Mitchell Starc and Mitchell Johnson will have the additional burden on their shoulders with the retirement of Ryan Harris. The massive blow that Australia received so close to the start of this Ashes 2015 would mean Josh Hazlewood would automatically walk in to the playing XI, and Pat Cummins, the replacement for Harris, will have to wait for his chance. Live Cricket Updates: England vs Australia Ashes 2015 1st Test at Cardiff Day 1

England will look up to their captain Alastair Cook to lead from the front, as he has the ability to blunt the best of the bowling attacks. The likes of Joe Root and Ben Stokes will also be expected to perform the way they have been, bailing England out of troubles for more than once and also playing match-winning roles. READ: Ashes 2015 no less than test of character for Clarke and Cook

Catch the live streaming of the first and opening The Ashes 2015 Test between England and Australia on starsports.com, and the live telecast of the match on Star Sports. PREVIEW: England vs Australia 1st Test at Cardiff

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