Michael Atherton reckons the second Test in Dubai could hinge on how England's middle order combat Pakistan's spinners.
England's "heroic efforts" in Abu Dhabi will give them great confidence heading into the second Test, says Michael Atherton.
Michael Atherton says Moeen Ali will face a significant all-round challenge if England ask him to open in the UAE.
Alex Hales' attacking batting style earned him a place in England's Test squad, says Michael Atherton.
The quality of James Taylor's maiden ODI century was put into context by Australia's 207 all out, says Mike Atherton.
Michael Atherton was pleased to see Australia captain Michael Clarke given a guard of honour in his final Test at The Oval.
Michael Atherton thinks Adil Rashid's inclusion in the Ashes squad gives England more options for the series.
England’s “inhumane” cricket calendar means they are right to have separate Test and ODI captains, says Michael Atherton.
Alastair Cook struck one of his finest centuries while Ben Stokes scored a truly special hundred at Lord's, says Mike Atherton.
Michael Atherton says the England players will not be affected by off-field issues ahead of the first Test of the summer.
Michael Atherton says England have no choice but to look forward after another tumultuous episode in the Kevin Pietersen saga.
England are still in charge of the third Test, says Mike Atherton, despite a batting collapse on day two in Barbados.
Michael Atherton says Pakistan are perfectly capable of beating Australia but expects the co-hosts to progress.
Alastair Cook's non-involvement in England's World Cup debacle will have helped his reputation, says Mike Atherton.
Ireland’s humbling by South Africa should not derail their push for a quarter-final spot, says Mike Atherton.
Mike Atherton says opener Alex Hales must not be seen as the "saviour to all of England's one-day problems".
Ravi Bopara will be the only England player sweating on his place ahead of the World Cup opener against Australia, says Mike Atherton.
Michael Atherton says a cloud has been lifted over the England ODI side and sees them making the World Cup semi-finals.
Ian Botham, Nasser Hussain and Mike Atherton have picked their England World Cup squads. Do you agree?
Mike Atherton says the loss of Phillip Hughes will "shake batsmen out of complacency" over their safety.