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.

Cricket's Twenty20 vision for 2020 Games

Adam Cooper Cricket Australia is keen for the sport to seize on Olympic euphoria and aims to have Twenty20 included in the 2020 Games.

Lights, camera, action for IPL

Adam Cooper Ricky Ponting and Anil Kumble will be locking horns once again when the Indian Premier League (IPL) kicks off this weekend.

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.

Australia has a week to settle IPL issue

By Adam Cooper Cricket Australia has just over a week to resolve its dispute with the Indian board to ensure Australian stars can take part in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Sachin starts Aussie swansong in style

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.

Beginning of the end for iconic five

By Adam Cooper Australia are mindful the Adelaide Test could inspire five of India's all-time cricket greats, who play their final Test in this country on Thursday.

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.

Indian bowlers the world's best: coach

By Adam Cooper India's bowling coach has boldly declared his troupe of young fast bowlers the best in world cricket.

India again threaten Australia's streak

By Adam Cooper India threatens to again break Australia's record winning streak after an inspired second-day performance stunned the home side.

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.

Clarke regrets pre-dismissal lingering

By Adam Cooper Michael Clarke won't be walking, but won't be lingering either when dismissed in future.

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.

India back The Wall to rebound

By Adam Cooper India are confident Rahul Dravid, suffocated by Australia's pacemen in the first Test, will bounce back in the second Test at the SCG on Wednesday.

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.

Australia still pack punch, says Ponting

By Adam Cooper Ricky Ponting believes Australia still pack their punch against India post Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath.

India likely to play two spinners at MCG

By Adam Cooper India are set to play to their strengths of batting big and spinning the ball in tandem against Australia in the first cricket Test at the MCG.

India's Test warm-up match hampered

By Adam Cooper India's cricketers are likely to get more preparation indoors for the first Test rather than at the Junction Oval.

Headaches for India against Victoria

By Adam Cooper A second-string Victorian attack and rain provided India with their share of headaches on the opening day of the first match of their Australian tour.

India to do their own thing: Shipperd

By Adam Cooper Victorian cricket coach Greg Shipperd has resisted the temptation to urge India to make a game of their three-day tour match.