Ashes 2013: Alastair Cook accepts England are favourites

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England are Ashes favourites - Cook

Captain Alastair Cook accepts England are favourites to win this winter's Ashes series down under.

England will arrive in Australia on Friday, with the first Test starting on 21 November, and the skipper says his team are "raring to go".

Cook's side are seeking to become the first England team since 1890 to win four Ashes series in a row.

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