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.

India must show greater leadership: CA

Adam Cooper Cricket Australia has urged India to assume greater leadership in the sport instead of using their financial clout to pursue self-interests.

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.

Ponting expecting Symonds to bounce back

By Adam Cooper Australian captain Ricky Ponting has thrown his full support behind Andrew Symonds in the wake of Harbhajan Singh's reduced penalty.

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.

Australia to press for Adelaide victory

By Adam Cooper Australia will press for what would be a remarkable victory over India in the final cricket Test at the Adelaide Oval.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ICC backs Bucknor to umpire again

By Adam Cooper World cricket boss Malcolm Speed insists Steve Bucknor will umpire again in a Test match despite concerns over his decision-making.

India suspends tour pending Singh appeal

By Tom Wald and Adam Cooper The Indian cricket board flexed its muscle by suspending the tour of Australia pending the outcome of Harbhajan Singh's appeal.

India needs miracle to win first Test

By Adam Cooper Only a remarkable Indian batting turnaround and the rewriting of history can prevent Australia winning the first cricket Test at the MCG.

India at Australia's mercy in first Test

By Adam Cooper Australia have India at their mercy in the first cricket Test at the MCG after their pacemen gave nothing but got plenty in return.