Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

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Mitchell Johnson set to strike it rich in IPL auction

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's successful return to the elite ranks of international cricket will result in him competing with David Warner as Australia's most valuable Twenty20 player at next month's Indian...

Cricket: Australia aiming to inflict record losing streak on old enemy

Australia's batsman Aaron Finch celebrates scoring a century during the first one day international cricket match of the series between Australia and England in Melbourne on January 12, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Saeed KHAN
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Andrew Wu Australia are aiming to inflict a one-day international and Twenty20 series clean sweep of England, which would consign the visitors to their record longest international losing streak.

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Australia aiming to obliterate England

Glenn Maxwell.

Andrew Wu Australia aims to inflict one-day international and Twenty20 series clean sweep.

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Doug Bollinger heartened by Darren Lehmann's praise

Doug Bollinger

Andrew Wu Doug Bollinger says Darren Lehmann gave him a big confidence boost during his short stint with the Test squad during the Ashes.

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Sydney Thunder likely forced out of home by Asian Cup fixtures

Blake Dean

Andrew Wu Sydney Thunder are considering moving games from ANZ Stadium next season and could even play a match in Canberra because of a fixture clash with football's Asian Cup.

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The Ashes: Justin Hemmes treats Australian team to ritzy victory party

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Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu Australia's cricketers have closed out the Test portion of the summer by partying in style.

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South Africa's batsmen present a tougher challenge to Australian attack

Chris Rogers was the top-scorer for Australia in the Ashes series that ended on Sunday.

Andrew Wu Australian attack set to find South Africa's front-line batsmen tougher than England.

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South Africa's fiery top order to bring Australians back to earth

Graeme Smith

Andrew Wu The Australian attack hailed by its own dressing room as the best in the world is about to find South Africa's front-line batsmen a far tougher proposition than the waning English line-up they...

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David Warner vows to take on the South African pace attack

Party time: David Warner in Sydney on Tuesday.

Andrew Wu Opener says he will fight fire with fire against South Africa's powerful pace attack.

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Australia talks the talk before taking on world No.1 South Africa

Best pace attack? Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle after the fifth Ashes Test win on Sunday.

Andrew Wu Australia warns Proteas to brace for a repeat of the sledging that occurred in the Ashes.

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Peter Siddle says Australia's bowlers are best in world as David Warner baits Proteas

Peter Siddle signing autographs with fans there to  celebrate the Ashes Series win at the Sydney Opera House. 7th January 2014
Photograph Dallas Kilponen

Andrew Wu Perhaps it was the hangover talking or a result of the confidence gained from belting England 5-0, or maybe a combination of the two, but Australia are talking a big game before taking on world No.

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David Warner vows to take the attack to South Africa's pace aces

David Warner

Andrew Wu David Warner will fight fire with fire against South Africa's powerful pace attack, promising to maintain the aggressive attitude that delivered him so much success in the Ashes.

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George Bailey may miss South African tour because of cricket schedule

Andrew Wu Tight schedule means Tasmanian no sure thing to take on South Africa even if selected.

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Bye, George? Schedule means Bailey could still miss South Africa series

George Bailey in the Second innings Australia batting on Day two, Australia vs England in the fifth test ashes series at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,4th January,2014

Andrew Wu The format which delivered George Bailey the chance to earn his baggy green is now throwing the batsman a Test lifeline but a tight schedule means he is no sure thing to take on South Africa even if...

Cricket

Michael Clarke hails the renaissance of Mitchell Johnson

It's all good: Mitchell Johnson joins in the fun with fans at the SCG.

Andrew Wu Only seven men have collected more than the 37 wickets Johnson snared this summer.

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I told you so: Michael Clarke lauds Mitchell Johnson's performance

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson vindicated Michael Clarke's deep show of faith in him by turning in some of the most lethal spells of pace bowling the captain has seen and claiming the man-of-the-series award in...

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Monty Panesar struggling to find form on and off the pitch

The Tonk

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett Monty Panesar does not seem to be having much success on and off the field.

Marvellous: The Richies pay homage to Benaud at Sydney's Pink Test

Richies

Andrew Wu, Daniel Lane There was a tinge of grey on the second day of the ''Pink Test'' between Australia and England at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Ashes: Ryan Harris wants another crack at the Poms

Ryan Harris

Andrew Wu Ryan Harris has set himself the ambitious goal of playing in another Ashes series.

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Ashes: Ryan Harris keen to keep body together for 2015 series

Andrew Wu Ryan Harris has set himself the ambitious goal of playing in another Ashes series.