Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Rookie trio in mix to replace Jonathan Trott as tourists take time out in Northern Territory

Andrew Wu A trio of England Test rookies have emerged as contenders to fill the massive hole left by the departure of Jonathan Trott as the besieged visitors escaped the spotlight in the red centre on Tuesday.

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Channel Nine sorry over Michael Clarke sledge error

Michael Clarke of Australia and James Anderson of England exchange words.

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Channel Nine has apologised to Michael Clarke after the Australian captain was fined by the ICC for a verbal tirade at England tailender James Anderson that was picked up by the broadcaster's stump...

Ashes 2013: Shane Warne says James Anderson threatened to punch George Bailey in the face

Shane Warne

Andrew Wu David Warner has described James Anderson as "arrogant" as it emerged the England pace spearhead's treatment of Test debutant George Bailey sparked the fiery exchange with Michael Clarke.

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Ashes 2013: Nine apologises to Michael Clarke for sledge blooper

Michael Clarke of Australia and James Anderson.

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Channel Nine has apologised to Michael Clarke after the Australian captain was charged and fined for a verbal tirade at England tailender James Anderson that was picked up by the broadcaster's stump...

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Warner loves life

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu Dave Warner's relationship with ironwoman Candice Falzon has been the secret to his rediscovery of form.

Bollinger stakes claim for international recall

Doug Bollinger

Andrew Wu As Mitchell Johnson revives his Test career, another left-arm quick thought to be past his use-by date, Doug Bollinger, is staking his claim for another crack at international level.

The Tonk

Ironwoman Candice Falzon adds steel to Dave Warner's armoury

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu Dave Warner's relationship with ironwoman Candice Falzon has been the secret to his return to form, culminating in a sensational start to the Ashes series.

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England claim victory in battle for Robson

Chloe Saltau, Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu IN BRISBANE'S inner north, close enough to the Ashes action at the Gabba to be a tease to Australia's selectors, Sydney-born batsman Sam Robson is training with the England performance squad that...

Peter Nevill set to captain NSW Blues in Sheffield Shield

Peter Nevill

Andrew Wu Victorian-born and raised Peter Nevill will captain NSW at first-class level for the first time when the Blues take on Queensland in the Sheffield Shield game starting on Friday at the SCG.

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George Bailey hopes to echo debut of one-test wonder Moss

George Bailey

Andrew Wu It will be a dream start to the Ashes for Australia if George Bailey fares as well on Test debut as Jeff Moss, though the Tasmanian will be hoping that's where the similarities end.

George Bailey can learn from one-Test wonder Jeff Moss in Ashes

George Bailey

Andrew Wu It will be a dream start to the Ashes for Australia if George Bailey fares as well on his Test debut as Jeff Moss - although the Tasmanian will be hoping that's where the similarities end.

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Ashes 2013: Brett Lee backs Mitchell Johnson to rattle Poms

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Former Test speedster Brett Lee says Mitchell Johnson is back to the form that made him one of the most feared bowlers in international cricket and declared him ready to shake up England this summer.

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Ashes 2013: Chris Rogers knows he has to keep making runs to retain Test berth

Chris Rogers of the Bushrangers.

Andrew Wu Chris Rogers believes his position in the Test team will remain safe should he keep piling on the runs.

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Mitchell Johnson has the pace to rattle England, says Brett Lee

Mitchell Johnson.

Andrew Wu Former Test speedster Brett Lee says Mitchell Johnson is back to the form that made him one of the most feared bowlers in cricket.

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Ashes 2013: Ed Cowan backs George Bailey to succeed

George Bailey.

Andrew Wu As Australian cricket sweats on how George Bailey will fare on debut, there is one innings lingering in Ed Cowan's mind that tells him his long-time Tasmanian teammate is Test material.

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Ashes 2013: Chris Rogers knows he needs runs on the board to keep Ashes spot

Chris Rogers.

Andrew Wu Chris Rogers believes his position in the Test team will remain safe should he keep piling on the runs but knows he is only one form slump away from having the door closed for good on his unusual...

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Ed Cowan backs George Bailey as Ashes debut looms

George Bailey of the Tigers bats during day one of the Sheffield Shield match.

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett There's one innings lingering in Ed Cowan's mind that tells him his Tasmanian teammate is Test material.

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The England file: England can be beaten

England batsman Kevin Pietersen

Andrew Wu The architect of Australia's last Ashes triumph believes Michael Clarke's team has the firepower to exploit England's dour and predictable game plan.

John Buchanan says Michael Clarke's team can overcome Alastair Cook's dull tactics to win the Ashes

John Buchanan.

Andrew Wu John Buchanan, the architect of Australia's last Ashes triumph, believes Michael Clarke's team has the firepower to exploit England's dour and predictable game plan and return the urn to these shores.

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Ashes 2013: Joe Root injury scare after being struck on hand

Joe Root.

Andrew Wu England have been dealt another injury scare after Joe Root was struck on his hand while batting in the tour match against the Cricket Australia Invitational XI on Friday.

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