Swann ready to make Ashes memories

England bowler Graeme Swann says the Ashes are "the games you look back on in 30 years time" as he prepares for the first test against Australia on Wednesday.

The off-spinner "hopes to have a big role in the game" and feels the dry conditions could make slow bowling more of a factor than is usually the case at swing-friendly Trent Bridge.

England and Australia will contest four further Tests at Lord's, Old Trafford, Chester-le-Street and the Oval, before the return series begins at the Gabba in Brisbane on 21 November.

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