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Sportsround Chad's guide to the Ashes!

Chad from Sportsround gives us his guide to the Ashes

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If you're confused about the Ashes, check out Chad's guide to one of the biggest international cricket contests in the world!

The sporting battle between England and Australia goes way back to 1882, when the English cricket team were beaten for the first time on home soil - by the Aussies!

A newspaper ran a pretend story the next day saying that English cricket was dead and its ashes had gone to Australia.

Ever since then, the two nations have been fighting each other to win the Ashes - watch the clip to find out more!