Adam Cooper

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Quiney call-up timely reminder for fringe Vics

Chris Rogers will benefit directly from Rob Quiney's call-up to play in the first Test.

Adam Cooper Victoria hopes Rob Quiney's selection will encourage others to fight for spots in team.

Vics close to another Twenty20 final

Adam Cooper Victoria are one game away from booking a place in a fourth straight Twenty20 final after thrashing Western Australia by 78 runs at the MCG.

Crosthwaite hoping to catch eye of IPL

Adam Cooper Victorian wicketkeeper Adam Crosthwaite is hopeful the Indian Premier League's powerbrokers extend their casting net far.

Finch keen to star before home crowd

Adam Cooper Aaron Finch has been biding his time waiting to bat for Victoria, which makes Sunday's Twenty20 clash against Queensland in Geelong all the more special.

Australia names three new faces for SCG

Adam Cooper Australia named three uncapped players in their squad for the third cricket Test against South Africa at the SCG, which starts Saturday.

Rogers deserves another Test: Shipperd

Adam Cooper Victorian opener Chris Rogers deserves a spot in the Australian side should the selectors drop Matthew Hayden, according to Bushrangers coach Greg Shipperd.

Vics eyeing Sheffield Shield finals spot

Adam Cooper Victoria are eyeing off a place in the Sheffield Shield final after thrashing Western Australia by eight wickets in two-and-a-half days at the MCG.

Cameron White urged to bowl himself more

Adam Cooper & Adrian Warren Victorian captain Cameron White has been urged to bowl himself more if he wants to secure a place in the Australian Test side as a leg spinning allrounder.

Vics confident about Champions League

Adam Cooper Victoria are confident they can take their peerless Twenty20 cricket form to the world stage when they compete in the Champions League in India next month.

Holland going well, but short on sleep

Adam Cooper Young Victorian spinner Jon Holland is a man short on sleep as his nerves get the better of him before his state-level cricket debut.

Fast bowling worries for Vics, NSW

By Adam Cooper and Greg Buckle Victoria are in dress rehearsal mode for Saturday's one-day cricket final, but will use Wednesday's clash against NSW to determine if parts are up for grabs.

Vics 'must bat better come crunch time'

By Adam Cooper Victorian captain Cameron White says he and his fellow batsmen can't let their bowlers shoulder all the workload in Wednesday's one-day game against Queensland.

David Hussey hoping for Twenty20 call-up

By Adam Cooper Victorian batsman David Hussey is eyeing off next month's Twenty20 international against India as a chance to launch his cricket career for Australia.

India to do their own thing: Shipperd

By Adam Cooper Victorian cricket coach Greg Shipperd has resisted the temptation to urge India to make a game of their three-day tour match.

Hodge out of Vic side with back injury

By Adam Cooper Brad Hodge has been ruled out of Victoria's one-day cricket match against Tasmania at Bellerive Oval because of a back injury.

Victorians defy NSW Test-strength attack

By Adam Cooper Victoria's batsmen have defied a Test-strength NSW attack to cruise to a commanding six-wicket win in the day-night cricket match at the MCG.

Hodge calls for team to lift against NSW

By Adam Cooper Victorian star Brad Hodge has urged the Bushrangers to lift their one-day game against NSW on Wednesday at the MCG.

Vics might revamp attack for Bulls game

By Adam Cooper Victoria could take a revamped bowling attack into the Pura Cup cricket match against Qld starting Sunday after including paceman Clint McKay in their squad.

Vics lead in arm wrestle with Tigers

By Adam Cooper Victoria are in front at the halfway point, but Tasmania's removal of the Bushrangers' big three turned the Pura Cup match into an arm wrestle at the MCG.