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.

Lights, camera, action for IPL

Adam Cooper Ricky Ponting and Anil Kumble will be locking horns once again when the Indian Premier League (IPL) kicks off this weekend.

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.

Aussies trail India by 204 runs in SA

By Adam Cooper India has accused Australia of being "scared" of losing by not chasing more runs and questioned their thinking as the third cricket Test became arm wrestle.

Harbhajan avoids repeat of Sydney

By Adam Cooper India's Harbhajan Singh has avoided a repeat of a Sydney Test clash with Andrew Symonds during the second cricket Test at Adelaide Oval.

Spinners key for India with bat and ball

By Adam Cooper Spinners Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh will have to bowl even better than they batted as India seek a series-squaring win over Australia in the fourth Test.

Sachin starts Aussie swansong in style

By Adam Cooper Sachin Tendulkar treated Australia to one more special innings as he began his swansong with a century which rescued India in the fourth cricket Test.

Beginning of the end for iconic five

By Adam Cooper Australia are mindful the Adelaide Test could inspire five of India's all-time cricket greats, who play their final Test in this country on Thursday.

Jaques aiming to avenge Test low point

By Adam Cooper Australian opener Phil Jaques is confident he can erase the disappointment of the low point of his fledgling Test cricket career.

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.

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.

India send Aussies crashing to earth

By Adam Cooper Australia have crashed back to earth at the hands of India after the tourists capped a superb performance at the WACA Ground with victory in the third Test.

India again threaten Australia's streak

By Adam Cooper India threatens to again break Australia's record winning streak after an inspired second-day performance stunned the home side.

Aussies to unleash four quicks on India

By Adam Cooper Speedsters Brett Lee and Shaun Tait will bowl short bursts at full throttle as Australia backed an all-pace attack to create cricket history in the third Test.

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.

Kirsten advises India to bat positive

By Adam Cooper Incoming India coach Gary Kirsten will advise the tourists that good batting conditions await them if they embrace the bouncy WACA Ground wicket.

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.

Harbhajan could give India a new dilemma

By Adam Cooper Harbhajan Singh's likely eligibility for the third cricket Test against Australia could leave India with a major selection dilemma.

Clarke stood ground over "shock": coach

By Adam Cooper Michael Clarke lingered at the crease during the Sydney Test because of "shock" and "confusion" at getting out, according to Australian coach Tim Nielsen.

Hayden named, but streak in doubt

By Adam Cooper Australian opener Matthew Hayden will travel to Perth this weekend but a sore hamstring may end his long streak of consecutive matches.