Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu writes on cricket and AFL for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cricket

Ashes hero Mitchell Johnson could reap multimillion-dollar payday

Mitchell Johnson is set for a big payday.

Andrew Wu Rejuvenated paceman likely to be given hefty pay rise by Cricket Australia in next contract period

Cricket

Collapse could see NSW Blues lose top spot in Sheffield Shield

Gary Putland

Andrew Wu NSW are staring defeat in the face and in grave danger of surrendering top position on the Shield table after a horror day against South Australia on Tuesday.

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Cricket

Mitchell Johnson hot streak set to bring million-dollar rewards

 Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's Ashes heroics are set to reap the reborn superstar a multimillion-dollar payday through potentially lucrative deals on and off the field.

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Cricket

Phillip Hughes knocks on the Test door with another Sheffield Shield ton

Phil Hughes

Andrew Wu National selectors are forcing Phillip Hughes to be patient and the Test discard showed his native NSW on Monday he is more than adept at playing the waiting game by posting another Shield century.

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Moises Henriques at last becomes the here-and-now man with powerful Sheffield Shield return

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Andrew Wu Moises Henriques has been the Everywhere Man, Nearly Man and Nowhere Man rolled into one this season but on Sunday he unleashed two months of pent-up rage against South Australia by blasting a...

Cricket

I could face Johnson, says lippy Piers Morgan

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu England's batsmen have had all sorts of drama facing Mitchell Johnson but one of their cocky countrymen reckons he'd be up to the task.

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Sporting world mourns the passing of Mandela

JOH13:SPORT-RUGBY; JOHANNESBURG,SOUTH AFRICA, 24JUN95 - South African President Nelson Mandela (R) hands over the William Webb Ellis Cup to Springbok captain Francois Pienaar after his team defeated New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup final June 24.  South Africa won 15-12 in extra time.  pdn/Pool RWC  REUTERS

Andrew Wu, Chris Dutton NELSON Mandela left an indelible mark on rugby and cricket - two sports which have traditionally been dominated by white South Africa.

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Ryan Carters inspired by Brad Haddin ... and Henry David Thoreau

Cricket. NSW wicketkeeper/ Batsman Ryan Carters athe SCG.
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Photos: Anthony Johnson

Andrew Wu Ryan Carters was the dux of his school in his final year and he is now working his way to the head of the class in NSW cricket.

Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith's wisdom revived Ashes star Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Australian war hero Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith gave Mitchell Johnson a day in the life of an SAS soldier and taught him a lesson that helped transform the once fragile paceman into a world beater...

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Mitchell Johnson trained by Australian war hero Ben Roberts-Smith

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Australian war hero taught paceman a life lesson that has helped transform him.

Cricket

Swann seeks help from local spin great

England captain Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann, Joe Root and Matt Prior take part in a slip-catching drill  at Adelaide Oval.

Andrew Wu England offie seeks advice from Ashley Mallett in a bid to lift his flagging fortunes.

Cricket

Graeme Swann seeks inside edge in Adelaide Ashes Test

Graeme Swann

Andrew Wu Graeme Swann has linked up with former Australian spin great Ashley Mallett in a bid to lift his flagging fortunes and bowl England to a series-levelling victory in Adelaide.

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Mitchell Johnson likely to be a real handful, says former England captain Michael Vaughan

Mitchell Johnson.

Andrew Wu Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes Mitchell Johnson's tendency to blow hot and cold is a thing of the past after the left-armer produced the most ''hostile'' pace performance he has seen...

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Cricket

Vaughan says Johnson most hostile since Steyn

Mitchell Johnson in full cry on day four of the first Test at the Gabba.

Andrew Wu Former England captain believes Mitchell Johnson's tendency to blow hot and cold a thing of the past.

Cricket

Mallett urges England to pick Panesar for Adelaide Test

Monty Panesar

Andrew Wu Attack Graeme Swann at your peril. That is the warning from Ashley Mallett.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: Graeme Swann will be on song in Adelaide, warns Mallett

ALICE SPRINGS, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 30:  Graeme Swann of England looks on after the end of play on day two of the tour match between the Chairman's XI and England at Traeger Park Oval on November 30, 2013 in Alice Springs, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Attack Graeme Swann at your peril. That is the warning from Ashley Mallett, the most successful finger spinner of all time in Adelaide, to Australia's batsmen.

Cricket

Swann shows some form against Chairman's XI

Graeme Swann celebrates after dismissing Jake Doran.

Andrew Wu Graeme Swann sounds a warning to Australia's batsmen before the second Test.

Cricket

Announcer booted after Monty Panesar racial gaffe

Monty Panesar gives it a tweak on Saturday.

Andrew Wu ABC employee given marching orders after introducing spinner in an Indian accent.

Graeme Swann sounds a warning to Australia's batsmen

Graeme Swann

Andrew Wu Graeme Swann sounded a warning to Australia's batsmen before the second Test but the bulk of his teammates will fly to Adelaide with faces as red as the desert sand after an underwhelming effort...

Cricket

Ground announcer stood down for 'inappropriate' introduction of Monty Panesar

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Andrew Wu Monty Panesar was the victim of an alleged racial gaffe which led to Cricket Australia sacking the ground announcer midway during England's game with the Chairman's XI in Alice Springs.

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