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Adam Cooper Victoria hopes Rob Quiney's selection will encourage others to fight for spots in team.
Adam Cooper Australia named three uncapped players in their squad for the third cricket Test against South Africa at the SCG, which starts Saturday.
Adam Cooper Australia will consider entering the crucial second cricket Test against South Africa without a specialist spinner, according to coach Tim Nielsen.
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.
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.
Adam Cooper Bangladesh cricket coach Jamie Siddons admits his players will enter Wednesday's second one-day match against Australia lacking confidence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Adam Cooper Skipper Ricky Ponting has admitted he might rely on part-time spinners instead of struggling specialists in future Australian Test sides.
By Adam Cooper Australia will press for what would be a remarkable victory over India in the final cricket Test at the Adelaide Oval.
By Adam Cooper Sachin Tendulkar treated Australia to one more special innings as he began his swansong with a century which rescued India in the fourth cricket Test.
By Adam Cooper Australia's pacemen are coming to terms with being both out-bowled and out-witted by their inexperienced Indian rivals.
By Adam Cooper Australia have crashed back to earth at the hands of India after the tourists capped a superb performance at the WACA Ground with victory in the third Test.
By Adam Cooper India threatens to again break Australia's record winning streak after an inspired second-day performance stunned the home side.
By Adam Cooper Another tireless Brett Lee performance helped Australia gain the advantage of the first day of the third cricket Test.
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.
By Adam Cooper Australian opener Matthew Hayden will travel to Perth this weekend but a sore hamstring may end his long streak of consecutive matches.
By Adam Cooper An impressive record against India has Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson hoping the tourists fear him, ahead of the second cricket Test at the SCG.