Sky Cricket Podcast: Mike Atherton previews England's series with India
Last Updated: 07/07/14 2:20pm
The action comes thick and fast as England and India contest five Tests in six weeks, starting at Trent Bridge on Wednesday.
Former England captain Mike Atherton told the Sky Sports Cricket Podcast why this series is too close to call and what defeat – if it did come hard on the heels of the 1-0 loss to Sri Lanka – would mean for the tenure of Alastair Cook and Peter Moores.
Download the podcast here for Athers’ thoughts on the above, PLUS plenty more including…
TOUR BAGGAGE: why India don’t travel well but how English conditions could actually play into the hands of their fine young players
SELECT PHEW: the upsides from England’s defeat to Sri Lanka and how the selectors and Alastair Cook can get the best out of Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali
CAPTAIN’S CHALLENGE: the respective challenges facing MS Dhoni and Cook and how they stack up against each other, plus the impact Duncan Fletcher could have on the series
Then watch the first Test between England and India live on Sky Sports 2 from 10am on Wednesday.