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Weigh in on the age-old #Ashes rivalry on Twitter

By Olly Wilton
Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Pack away your jumpers and break out your singlets and thongs, because the #Ashes are back on Australian shores! Having suffered a 3-2 loss to the English in 2015, The Baggy Greens are out to prove a point on their home tracks.

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But firstly, congratulations are in order for The @SouthernStars for their recent victory over England in the first run through the multi-format series of the #WomensAshes! The Australian men’s side have a tough act to follow.

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Excited to support your team? There are a number of great hashtags you can use to show your colours. For the first time ever, The Ashes Urn has been immortalised as an emoji and will appear after every use of #Ashes. For those less impartial (all of us), #BeatEngland is Cricket Australia’s (@CricketAus) call to arms.

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Cricket Australia will bring near live #Ashes video highlights to Twitter users in Australia. These clips will give fans a front row seat as the most exciting moments unfolds, along with wraps ups for those that didn’t have a chance to sit and watch the day’s play.

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What do you think of the squad selections? According to your Tweets, here’s the most tweeted about team of players (representing both sides):

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Make sure you don’t miss a thing by following all the official accounts: @CricketAUS, @WWOS9 and maybe even @EnglandCricket to see how the other half Tweets!

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