Adam Cooper

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IPL also a study mission for Brett Lee

Adam Cooper Part of Brett Lee's stint in the IPL will be served as a reconnaissance mission, as the spearhead assesses conditions for this year's Test series against India.

IPL also a study mission for Brett Lee

By Adam Cooper Part of Brett Lee's stint in the IPL will be served as a reconnaissance mission, as the spearhead assesses conditions for this year's Test series against India.

Cricket

Baggy green cheapened: Lee

Brett Lee.

Adam Cooper Australia's fast bowling stocks are so crowded even Brett Lee says he has no idea who features in the best attack, but believes the rotation policy used this summer has reduced the value of earning a...

Twenty20 the way back for sidelined Lee

Adam Cooper Twenty20 looms as the path back to Test cricket for Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who has ruled himself out of next year's tour of South Africa.

Injuries sideline Symonds, Lee, Watson

Adam Cooper Australian trio Andrew Symonds, Brett Lee and Shane Watson are all in doubt to make next year's tour of South Africa due to injury.

Hayden gets backing from Nielsen, Hussey

Adam Cooper Australia insist out-of-sorts opener Matthew Hayden is not ready to retire and wants to take part in their two major tours of 2009.

Smith gets all-clear for Boxing Day Test

Adam Cooper South Africa captain Graeme Smith has been given the all-clear to face Australia in the second Test at the MCG.

Australia unsure on attack for MCG Test

Adam Cooper Australia will consider entering the crucial second cricket Test against South Africa without a specialist spinner, according to coach Tim Nielsen.

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.

Warne sympathises with struggling Lee

Adam Cooper Shane Warne doubts Brett Lee will ever experience anything tougher than leading a Test attack in India while trying to overcome the breakdown of his marriage.

Kasper hopes Aussie quicks learn lesson

Adam Cooper Australia's pacemen must learn from the drubbing they copped in Mohali if they are to have an impact in the remaining Tests, says Michael Kasprowicz.

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.

Lee 'absolutely' ready to play in India

Adam Cooper Brett Lee says he is "absolutely" available and ready to play Test cricket in India next month despite the recent break-up of his marriage.

Lee to join team after marriage split

Adam Cooper Brett Lee will reunite with his Australian cricket teammates on Thursday for the first time since the break-up of his marriage.

Australia thrash Bangladesh by 180 runs

Adam Cooper Australia has made sure another lapse of discipline by Andrew Symonds had no on-field bearing, thrashing Bangladesh by 180 runs in the one-dayer at TIO Stadium.

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.

Short build-up to India tour 'not ideal'

Adam Cooper Paceman Mitchell Johnson admits a lack of warm-up matches before a Test series in India is "not ideal" and the world champions will have to work extra hard.

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.

Aussies urged to repair rift with India

Adam Cooper Australia's cricketers are likely to use their stints in the Indian Premier League to mend the fractured relationship between them and the sport's powerhouse.

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.