Sky Cricket Podcast: Alastair Cook and Sky pundits on England's 2-0 defeat
Last Updated: 05/11/15 1:39pm
The margin of defeat was 2-0 - but was England's series with Pakistan closer than the scoreline suggests?
In the latest episode of the Sky Sports Cricket Podcast, Nasser Hussain joins Ian Ward to reflect on England's tour of the United Arab Emirates - a trip that for all Pakistan's potency at home, might have ended very differently but for a couple of below-par sessions for the tourists.
Click here to download the podcast and hear Nasser's views on where Pakistan, now second in the ICC Test rankings, go from here and what the future holds for their captain Misbah-ul-Haq.
Nasser also delivers his verdict on England's spinners and the overall contribution of Alastair Cook, who finished the series with 450 runs.
Sky Sports caught up with Cook in the aftermath of England's third Test defeat and in a full and frank interview with Michael Atherton, which you can hear on the podcast, the skipper admitted he has concerns over the consistency of his side's batting.
They're worries are shared to some extent by Atherton and David Lloyd, who spoke to Ian Ward pitch-side from Sharjah to share their thoughts on how England have equipped themselves.
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