Adam Cooper

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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.

South African skipper hails series win

Adam Cooper South African captain Graeme Smith rates his side's breakthrough Test series victory in Australia as his country's finest cricket moment.

Steyn rates MCG efforts his greatest

Adam Cooper South African pace ace Dale Steyn capped a brilliant 2008 by producing a performance he says is easily the pinnacle of his Test career.

Duminy rates MCG knock the best

Adam Cooper South African young gun Jean-Paul Duminy rates scoring his maiden Test century at the MCG above hitting the winning runs in the Proteas' epic chase in Perth.

Smith escapes punishment on rules breach

Adam Cooper South African captain Graeme Smith has escaped punishment despite breaching one of Test cricket's laws in taking a contentious catch at the MCG.

Proteas aim to wag tail like Australia

Adam Cooper South Africa will aim to draw inspiration from the frustration they have copped from Australia's tail this series in order to save the second cricket Test .