Alaistair Cook and Joe Root are key to England's chances of winning the first Investec Test, according to Michael Atherton.
Michael Atherton believes Mohammad Amir deserves a second chance in cricket following his five-year ban for spot-fixing.
Michael Atherton says a fascinating fifth day's play is in prospect for the third Test between England and Sri Lanka.
Michael Atherton expects Nick Compton to be dropped by England for the Pakistan series after another failure with the bat.
England can take plenty of positives despite losing to West Indies in the World T20 final, according to Michael Atherton.
Michael Atherton called Jos Buttler one of the most destructive players in the game as he helped England to the World T20 semis.
Mike Atherton reflects on his marathon, match-saving knock for England in the 1995 Johannesburg Test against South Africa.
Ben Stokes' 'brutal' 258 against South Africa in Cape Town was unlike any innings Michael Atherton has ever seen.
Nick Compton's 125-run stand with James Taylor will boost England's confidence for the series to come, says Mike Atherton.
Michael Atherton reckons the second Test in Dubai could hinge on how England's middle order combat Pakistan's spinners.
Nick Compton must forget all thoughts of being dropped as he bids to retain his Test place, says Michael Atherton.
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.