| GEO Sports|
| Ashes series to begin today|
| Updated at: 1006 PST, Wednesday, July 08, 2009|
CARDIFF: The 2009 Ashes series starts in Cardiff today as the battle between two of cricket’s fiercest rivals gets set to rage once again.
Geo Super will telecast all matches of the series live.
The series started way back in 1877 and, of the many memorable series over that long stretch of time, five really stand out. England’s last Ashes victory and what a dramatic success it was.
England had not won the Ashes since 1987 and were always going to be up against it in this series against the world’s top team.
But the hosts emerged triumphant .Andrew Flintoff playing an integral role with bat and ball, winning 2-1 with the other two Tests drawn.