The Ashes begin on 10th July. England playing Australia at cricket in another tussle for the famous trophy. It is going to dominate the sporting news for several weeks.
I've written a one-page mystery story for children or classrooms to try to solve. A puzzle for them before or during the summer holiday.
Can your child or class solve the Ashes Mystery?
Here is the solution. It might help the children if they do a little research about the Ashes games and - in particular - the trophy.