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Adam Cooper Dean Jones says young batsmen are getting no favours from curators around Australia and that state sides should be docked Sheffield Shield points if they produce substandard pitches.
Adam Cooper As Matthew Wade points out, no one realises they're not concentrating until after the key moment has passed. Like common sense, it's only obvious afterwards.
Adam Cooper THE memory of Sachin Tendulkar's shattered stumps will reinforce Peter Siddle's plan to be patient at the MCG in the second Test against Sri Lanka, possibly alongside rookie Jackson Bird.
Chloe Saltau and Adam Cooper Highly respected and in-form Australian veteran Michael Hussey has announced that he will retire from Test cricket.
Adam Cooper and Larine Statham Matthew Hayden's former teammates have commended the retired Australian opener for his decision to bow out on his terms after a difficult season with the bat.
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.
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 Smiling assassin Makhaya Ntini says it's war between South Africa and Australia after Boxing Day landed him another couple of salvoes.
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.
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 Coach Geoff Lawson claims Pakistan's record under his tutorage is one of the best in world cricket and has no idea why his contract won't be renewed.
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.
Adam Cooper Bryce McGain took the early lead in the battle to earn selection as Australia's specialist spinner on the tour of India with three wickets in a warm-up game.
Adam Cooper Andrew Symonds has under a month to pledge his allegiance to Australian cricket and safeguard his passage to India.
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.
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 Cricket Australia is keen for the sport to seize on Olympic euphoria and aims to have Twenty20 included in the 2020 Games.
Adam Cooper Australia will commemorate on Wednesday the one century that eluded Don Bradman.
Adam Cooper Don Bradman was skipper of the Invincibles, but Ricky Ponting considers him more an Untouchable.
Adam Cooper Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting will this weekend give his injured wrist its first work-out since he underwent surgery last month.