Michael Atherton says Pakistan are perfectly capable of beating Australia but expects the co-hosts to progress.
Alastair Cook's non-involvement in England's World Cup debacle will have helped his reputation, says Mike Atherton.
Ireland’s humbling by South Africa should not derail their push for a quarter-final spot, says Mike Atherton.
Mike Atherton says opener Alex Hales must not be seen as the "saviour to all of England's one-day problems".
Ravi Bopara will be the only England player sweating on his place ahead of the World Cup opener against Australia, says Mike Atherton.
Michael Atherton says a cloud has been lifted over the England ODI side and sees them making the World Cup semi-finals.
Ian Botham, Nasser Hussain and Mike Atherton have picked their England World Cup squads. Do you agree?
Mike Atherton says the loss of Phillip Hughes will "shake batsmen out of complacency" over their safety.
A return to form and fluency would do Alastair Cook a world of good in Sri Lanka, says Mike Atherton.
Joe Root’s return to form is down to adopting a more aggressive and ‘natural’ mindset, says Mike Atherton.
Steven Finn has a 'good chance' of forcing his way into England's fourth Test XI, says Mike Atherton.
England enjoyed another near-perfect day at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday, says Michael Atherton.
Test newbie Jos Buttler's electric batting can re-energise English cricket supporters, says Mike Atherton.
Michael Atherton says India’s allegations against James Anderson could work in England's favour at Lord’s.
Michael Atherton praised the perseverance of England's bowlers after they eventually ousted India for 457.
Michael Atherton says Alastair Cook’s batting form must improve if he's to remain England's captain.
England's sterile tactics and poor bowling have put them in a hapless Headingley position, says Mike Atherton.
Dominant England must be ruthless to sink Sri Lanka in second Test, says Michael Atherton.
Mike Atherton assesses the positive impacts made by Joe Root, Matt Prior and Moeen Ali on day one at Lord's.
England must hit the ground running against Sri Lanka or endure a long summer, says Michael Atherton.