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.

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.

Victorians upset over Hodge omission

Adam Cooper Victorian batsman Brad Hodge believes he deserves to be part of Australia's limited-overs squads more than some of his peers.

Finch keen to star before home crowd

Adam Cooper Aaron Finch has been biding his time waiting to bat for Victoria, which makes Sunday's Twenty20 clash against Queensland in Geelong all the more special.

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.

White aiming for more overs in Darwin

Adam Cooper Cameron White needs more overs to make it as Australia's No.1 one-day spinner, and also needs Bangladesh's batsmen to show more resistance.

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.

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.

India beats Aussies to top tri-series

By Adam Cooper India has kept their cool to leapfrog Australia to the top of the tri-series table by beating the world champions in Sunday's day-night game 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.

Vics might revamp attack for Bulls game

By Adam Cooper Victoria could take a revamped bowling attack into the Pura Cup cricket match against Qld starting Sunday after including paceman Clint McKay in their squad.