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Why is the Gabbatoir England's graveyard?

England will resume more than 140 years of rivalry with Australia when the Ashes begins in Brisbane.

But why is the Gabba one of the most daunting venues for visiting teams?

Famous for its fast and bouncy pitch, Australia haven't lost a test match there since 1988.

In a special report for Stumped, Simon Parker takes a look at what Joe Root's team can expect from the so-called "Field of Screams".

Photo: The Ashes at the Gabba, 2013 (Getty Images)

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