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Athers: Cook form key
Athers: Cook form key Mike Atherton

Athers: Cook form key

A return to form and fluency would do Alastair Cook a world of good in Sri Lanka, says Mike Atherton.

‘Instinctive’ Root Mike Atherton

‘Instinctive’ Root

Joe Root’s return to form is down to adopting a more aggressive and ‘natural’ mindset, says Mike Atherton.

Athers: Finn's chances good Mike Atherton

Athers: Finn's chances good

Steven Finn has a 'good chance' of forcing his way into England's fourth Test XI, says Mike Atherton.

England excellent Mike Atherton

England excellent

England enjoyed another near-perfect day at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday, says Michael Atherton.

Fan favourite Mike Atherton

Fan favourite

Test newbie Jos Buttler's electric batting can re-energise English cricket supporters, says Mike Atherton.

Atherton: Anderson fired up Mike Atherton

Atherton: Anderson fired up

Michael Atherton says India’s allegations against James Anderson could work in England's favour at Lord’s.

Battling bowlers Mike Atherton

Battling bowlers

Michael Atherton praised the perseverance of England's bowlers after they eventually ousted India for 457.

Atherton: Cook on the ropes Mike Atherton

Atherton: Cook on the ropes

Michael Atherton says Alastair Cook’s batting form must improve if he's to remain England's captain.

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Sky Cricket Podcast: England must play brand of cricket fans want to watch, says Mark Butcher

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Sri Lanka v England: 'Mankading', Kumar Sangakkara, Alastair Cook all make our classics list

Sri Lanka v England: 'Mankading', Kumar Sangakkara, Alastair Cook all make our classics list

As England prepare to take on Sri Lanka in a seven-match ODI series, we look back at some classic moments from recent clashes…