Australia is a better place than England to bat because of their Kookaburra ball and for that reason you need a balanced attack.
Australia have that in the pace and accuracy of Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood, a left-armer in Mitchell Starc and an excellent spinner in Nathan Lyon.
Here is what the England batsmen will face…
Captain Pat Cummins (above) spearheads a dangerous Australia bowling attack for the Ashes
Accuracy is his strength. He very rarely strays in line or length and is at you all the time at a very good pace, as Joe Root has discovered in falling seven times to him across two Ashes series.
Cummins does not