Adam Cooper

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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.

Warne spin camp has Clarke ready to bowl

Adam Cooper A spin camp with Shane Warne has Michael Clarke ready to become more than just an occasional bowler in next month's Test cricket series in India.

Lee back, spinners a worry for Australia

Adam Cooper Brett Lee's looming return to bowl for Australia in India has been tarnished by injuries to the cricket side's two main spinning options.

McGain takes early lead in spin-off

Adam Cooper Bryce McGain took the early lead in the battle to earn selection as Australia's specialist spinner on the tour of India with three wickets in a warm-up game.

Coach not banking on Symonds in India

Adam Cooper Australian cricket coach Tim Nielsen admits he's not banking on having Andrew Symonds in India.

Tait ready to step back onto world stage

Adam Cooper Speedster Shaun Tait says his time away from cricket was invaluable, but he is ready to rekindle his international career.

The Don is incomparable, says Ponting

Adam Cooper Don Bradman was skipper of the Invincibles, but Ricky Ponting considers him more an Untouchable.

Warne, Ponting bury comeback debate

Philip Henderson and Adam Cooper Spin king Shane Warne has killed off any lingering talk of a Test return before Australian skipper Ricky Ponting firmly buried the debate.

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.