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Adam Cooper Australia's ringleader in a soccer match-fixing syndicate has pleaded guilty and two players who helped throw games have been convicted and fined for their involvement in the sting
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 Victoria hopes Rob Quiney's selection will encourage others to fight for spots in team.
Adam Cooper When Aaron Finch took to Shane Warne last week at Etihad Stadium, it must have been tempting for some to grant the Big Bash's marquee player leeway for a limited pre-season campaign.
Adam Cooper WHEN Aaron Finch took to Shane Warne last week at Etihad Stadium, it must have been tempting for some to grant the Big Bash League's marquee player leeway for a limited pre-season campaign.
Adam Cooper NSW players got baggy greens automatically. Or so they say. Now it looks like they have to move to earn that honour.
Adam Cooper Sri Lanka's bowling coach hasn't given up on luring Lasith Malinga back to the Test team.
Adam Cooper AS MATTHEW WADE points out, no one realises they're not concentrating until after the key moment has past. Like common sense, it's only obvious afterwards.
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 Competition gives young Africans a chance to strive for - and score - some special goals.
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, Adam Cooper MITCHELL STARC will reject offers worth up to $500,000 to play in next year's Indian Premier League because he wants to be in peak condition for the Ashes.
Chloe Saltau and Adam Cooper Left-armer to keep out of IPL and concentrate on Tests - but will he play at the MCG?
Adam Cooper Melbourne forward Jeremy Howe is ejected from the MCG after a beer-soaked day at the cricket.
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 It's not only cricket's fast bowlers who have to be rotated.
Adam Cooper Melbourne Renegades coach Simon Helmot says West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels has been unfazed by questions over the legitimacy of his bowling action.
Adam Cooper Callum Ferguson is something of a forgotten man in Australia's batting reserves.
Adam Cooper Take it from the coach, Marlon Samuels really is as cool as he appears.
Adam Cooper Adelaide Strikers coach Darren Berry must face a Cricket Australia disciplinary board after he was reported over a verbal exchange with West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels.