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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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World Cup Classics: Kevin O'Brien powers Ireland to famous three-wicket win over England

Less than two months after their historic 2010/11 Ashes victory in Australia, England came back down to earth with a crashing bump as an inspired Kevin O'Brien powered Ireland to a famous three-wicket win in Bangalore.

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World Cup Classics: Adam Gilchrist blazes 149 to power Australia to 2007 final victory over Sri Lanka

Australia romped to their third straight title in 2007 in a blaze of glory from Adam Gilchrist's bat that even a farcical finish in darkness couldn't diminish.