Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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


ICC must pay up to improve technology, says Marsh

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Australian Cricketers' Association chief Paul Marsh has called on the International Cricket Council to invest more money in improving the technology used in the decision review system and believes...


CA reach settlement with Arthur over sacking

Mickey Arthur

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia has dodged a lengthy and potentially embarrassing legal dispute with Mickey Arthur after reaching a settlement with the ousted coach following marathon talks on Wednesday.

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Mickey Arthur confident of finding resolution with Cricket Australia

Mickey Arthur, sensationally sacked as Australia's cricket coach, leaves following conciliation talks over his dismissal in Sydney on July 24, 2013.  Arthur failed to reach a settlement with Cricket Australia over his abrupt dismissal, but said he was confident one would be reached. The South African is suing Cricket Australia for up to 3.7 million USD over his axing, claiming there was a deliberate campaign against him and he had no choice but to take legal action.       AFP PHOTO / Saeed KHAN

Andrew Wu Mickey Arthur remains confident he and Cricket Australia will find a resolution to the ousted coach's lawsuit on Wednesday.


Forget all the banter, Lee picks Warner as match-winner

Brett Lee retires from international and state cricket 
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Andrew Wu Brett Lee has urged Australia to take the attack to England by recalling bad boy David Warner for the must-win third Test starting on Thursday.

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MCG beats SCG to cricket world cup

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Andrew Wu Melbourne beats off intense competition from around Australia and New Zealand to land the 2015 World Cup cricket final explains Fairfax cricket writer Andrew Wu.


MCG set to host 2015 World Cup final

ICC Cricket World Cup

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett Sydney has lost out to Melbourne for the right to host the 2015 World Cup final with the MCG set to be announced as the venue for the tournament showpiece.

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Bayliss wants to squeeze Big Bash for Shield

Trevor Bayliss

Andrew Wu NSW and Sydney Sixers coach Trevor Bayliss says Cricket Australia is wasting three weeks of its season with its Big Bash League scheduling for the next summer.

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Why leave Watson out of Sussex match

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Andrew Wu Shane Watson has been given a week off in London as pressure mounts on him to deliver explains cricket writer Andrew Wu.

James Pattinson ruled out of remaining Tests

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Andrew Wu James Pattinson's injury is another example of too much too soon for Australia's young fast bowlers, explains cricket writer Andrew Wu.


Axed coach says CA has ignored him

Mickey Arthur.

Andrew Wu Mickey Arthur says he was left with ''no option'' but to launch legal action against Cricket Australia.


Arthur never wanted to sue but says he had no option

Mickey Arthur

Andrew Wu Mickey Arthur says he was left with ''no option'' but to launch legal action against Cricket Australia after being ignored by the body following his shock axing.

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Top marks for captain Michael Clarke

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Andrew Wu Sports writer Andrew Wu looks at Australia's performance on the first day of the second Ashes Test.


Ryan Harris and Usman Khawaja into Ashes team for second Test

Australia's Ryan Harris takes part in a training session at Lord's cricket ground in north London July 17, 2013.  Australia captain Michael Clarke insisted his focus was on the future after calling upon players from before the controversial Mickey Arthur era to help the present side thrive. Last week saw Australia lose a thrilling first Test at Trent Bridge to Ashes-holders England by just 14 runs.  AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT

Andrew Wu Mitchell Starc’s hot-and-cold performance last week has cost him his position in the Australian team for the second Test.

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Clarke-Watson strain fired by captaincy nod

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson.

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu The deep divide between Michael Clarke and Shane Watson exposed by sacked coach Mickey Arthur was sparked the moment Clarke became Australian captain.

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Watson and Clarke rift claims made public

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Andrew Wu A legal document submitted to the Fair Work Commission in Sydney last week by dumped coach Mickey Arthur has revealed deep rifts between Watson and Clarke.

Arthur tells of feud

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson.

Andrew Wu and Chris Barrett, Sydney Clarke called Watson a 'cancer' on the Australian team, according to court claim.


Michael Clarke called Shane Watson a 'cancer' on the team says former coach Mickey Arthur

Mickey Arthur

Andrew Wu and Chris Barrett Michael Clarke described teammate Shane Watson as a "cancer" on the Australian cricket team, according to documents lodged by Mickey Arthur as part of a $4 million claim against Cricket Australia.

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Waller just one winner away from putting his nose in front of legends

Chris Waller

Andrew Wu Chris Waller broke a two-week drought on Wednesday but it's a long-standing record shared by Tommy Smith and Gai Waterhouse that is on the verge of being broken this weekend.


Sutherland backed by CA board to carry on

James Sutherland

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu Cricket Australia chairman Wally Edwards has unequivocally backed James Sutherland to continue as chief executive, saying his management team had done all it could to avoid the cultural meltdown that...

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Rotation system follows Arthur out door for Ashes

Mitchell Starc

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland says the controversial rotation selection policy will be shelved for Ashes campaigns as the fallout continues from Mickey Arthur's axing.