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Experts' England XV
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Experts' England XV

Ian Botham, Nasser Hussain and Mike Atherton have picked their England World Cup squads. Do you agree?

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Safety the priority

Mike Atherton says the loss of Phillip Hughes will "shake batsmen out of complacency" over their safety.

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.

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Cook loses ODI captaincy

Alastair Cook will not captain England at the World Cup, according to Sky sources.

Willis: Right for Cook to go

Bob Willis says England were right in taking the decision to drop Alastair Cook now rather than closer to the World Cup.

Hussain: Morgan's the man

Eoin Morgan is the right man to revitalise England’s World Cup bid if he's named as ODI captain, says Nasser Hussain.

Henry seals NZ series win

Matt Henry took 5-30 as New Zealand beat Pakistan by 68 runs in the fifth and final ODI of their series in Abu Dhabi.

Flintoff wants KP answers

Andrew Flintoff has urged the ECB to fully explain why Kevin Pietersen was sacked in the wake of England’s Ashes whitewash.

Features

England's Cricket World Cup squad: Ian Botham, Nasser Hussain and Mike Atherton pick their squads

England's Cricket World Cup squad: Ian Botham, Nasser Hussain and Mike Atherton pick their squads

It’s crunch time for England ahead of the Tri- Series against Australia and India and the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.

English players in the Big Bash: Flintoff, Pietersen, Hales and more ready to shine

English players in the Big Bash: Flintoff, Pietersen, Hales and more ready to shine

The Big Bash League kicks off again this week – and there will be plenty of English participation.

Big Bash 2014-15: Michael Carberry ready for debut with Perth Scorchers

Big Bash 2014-15: Michael Carberry ready for debut with Perth Scorchers

Michael Carberry was ready to board a plane to Perth this time 12 months ago. Not with England, but to join Scorchers for a season in the Big Bash League.