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Experts' England XV
Experts' England XV Mike Atherton

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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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.