Adam Cooper

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Hughes ready to test form in one-dayers

Phillip Hughes

Adam Cooper Left-hander eyeing another milestone in his return to the Australian fold.

Hurricane Warner pressuring selectors

Adam Cooper Australian captain Ricky Ponting admits David Warner's remarkable batting could make cricket's new star hard to resist when it comes to naming the one-day side.

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.

Smiling Ntini says it's war

Adam Cooper Smiling assassin Makhaya Ntini says it's war between South Africa and Australia after Boxing Day landed him another couple of salvoes.

Australia could play two allrounders

Adam Cooper, Jim Morton, Adrian Warren & David Beniuk Australia will consider re-vamping their side to play allrounders Shane Watson and Andrew Symonds together for the first time in the cricket Test against NZ.

We won't take Bangladesh lightly: Clarke

Adam Cooper Acting captain Michael Clarke has guaranteed Australia will not take Bangladesh lightly in Saturday's first of three one-day cricket internationals in Darwin.

Cricket boss admits beer cap was wrong

Adam Cooper Cricket Australia's James Sutherland admitted they were wrong to allow the Australian team to wear caps featuring the logo of a brewery sponsor in a tour match.

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.

Aussie cricketers keen for Hopes' return

By Adam Cooper Australia are keen for all-rounder James Hopes to return to tri-series action after his presence was sorely missed in Sunday's loss to India at the MCG.

Australia's rebuilding continues

By Adam Cooper Skipper Ricky Ponting has admitted he might rely on part-time spinners instead of struggling specialists in future Australian Test sides.

Retiring Gilchrist 'a cricketing great'

By Adam Cooper Australia's Adam Gilchrist has been hailed as one of the greatest cricketers to have played the game after announcing he was ready to retire.

Victoria beat NSW by 12 runs

By Adam Cooper A superb all-round game from David Hussey has steered Victoria to a 12-run win over arch rival NSW in their Twenty20 cricket match at the MCG.

Lee, Tait attack reunited for NZ series

By Steve Larkin & Adam Cooper Australian captain Ricky Ponting can finally realise his wish of an extended unleashing of express quicks Brett Lee and Shaun Tait.

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.