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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 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 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 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 Speedster Shaun Tait says his time away from cricket was invaluable, but he is ready to rekindle his international career.
Adam Cooper Ricky Ponting and Anil Kumble will be locking horns once again when the Indian Premier League (IPL) kicks off this weekend.
By Adam Cooper and Greg Buckle Victoria are in dress rehearsal mode for Saturday's one-day cricket final, but will use Wednesday's clash against NSW to determine if parts are up for grabs.
By Adam Cooper Victorian batsman David Hussey is eyeing off next month's Twenty20 international against India as a chance to launch his cricket career for Australia.
By Adam Cooper A superb all-round game from David Hussey has steered Victoria to a 12-run win over arch rival NSW in their Twenty20 cricket match at the MCG.
By Adam Cooper Veteran NSW opener Greg Mail celebrated his state recall with a century as the Blues eye an early declaration and a tilt at outright victory against Victoria.
By Adam Cooper Victoria's batsmen have defied a Test-strength NSW attack to cruise to a commanding six-wicket win in the day-night cricket match at the MCG.
By Adam Cooper Victorian star Brad Hodge has urged the Bushrangers to lift their one-day game against NSW on Wednesday at the MCG.