Adam Cooper

Adam Cooper joined The Age in 2011 after a decade with AAP, the country's news service. Email or tweet Adam with your news tips.

Next ICC head flags video for umpires

By Adam Cooper The next head of world cricket has flagged more help from technology and giving players tennis-style challenges to rid the sport of wrong decisions.

Smith escapes punishment on rules breach

Adam Cooper South African captain Graeme Smith has escaped punishment despite breaching one of Test cricket's laws in taking a contentious catch at the MCG.

Australia has a week to settle IPL issue

By Adam Cooper Cricket Australia has just over a week to resolve its dispute with the Indian board to ensure Australian stars can take part in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

India's tour still up in air

By Daniel Brettig and Adam Cooper The limited overs portion of India's cricket tour of Australia remains a bargaining chip in the visitors' appeal against the ban handed to Harbhajan Singh.

Axing disrupts India's Test preparation

By Adam Cooper And Daniel Brettig India is fending off angry reactions from home which have put a major distraction into the tourists' camp ahead of the final cricket Test against Australia.

India get catching policy scrapped

By Adam Cooper India's Anil Kumble denies his preference to scrap a pact with Australia on contentious catches will put more pressure on umpires.

Clarke regrets pre-dismissal lingering

By Adam Cooper Michael Clarke won't be walking, but won't be lingering either when dismissed in future.

Ponting calls for best behaviour in WA

By Adam Cooper Australian captain Ricky Ponting has told his players to be on their best behaviour in the third Test against India to mend the rift between the two nations.

ICC backs Bucknor to umpire again

By Adam Cooper World cricket boss Malcolm Speed insists Steve Bucknor will umpire again in a Test match despite concerns over his decision-making.

India suspends tour pending Singh appeal

By Tom Wald and Adam Cooper The Indian cricket board flexed its muscle by suspending the tour of Australia pending the outcome of Harbhajan Singh's appeal.