Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Bowlers feeble as England's early tour blues continue

Andrew Wu Australia's batsmen would like what England have produced so far in Perth but less so their bowlers.

Steely resolve beneath George Bailey's constant smile

George Bailey

Andrew Wu What the man in form brings off the field is just as important as his runs.

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Pattinson to put injuries behind him, physio says

James Pattinson

Andrew Wu Injured paceman James Pattinson is on the verge of overcoming the growing pains that have disrupted his promising international career, Australia's team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris says.

Cricket

Slow start to visitors' mission

Kevin Pietersen

Andrew Wu England meant business from the word go three years ago, but the class of 2013 are taking a leisurely start.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: England pace trio struggle against WA XI

Boyd Rankin

Andrew Wu This was supposed to be the battle between England's tall timber but instead a temporary Queensland import who would have been hoping to be elsewhere wrecked the visitors' first day in the office.

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Greg Ritchie let loose with microphone again after racism scandal

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu, Chloe Saltau Fat Cat is back. A year after the luncheon speech scandal that caused a stir during Australia's first Test against South Africa in Brisbane, Greg Ritchie is back behind a microphone at an Ashes...

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Cricket

Ponting hits back at Taylor

Mark Taylor's remarks have angered Ricky Ponting.

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting believes he has mended bridges with Michael Clarke.

Cricket

Ponting tips England's days of dominance nearing end

Ricky Ponting.

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting says Australia can belie their status as Ashes outsiders by regaining the urn this summer and is not discounting the prospect of the hosts inflicting a remarkable whitewash against an...

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Cricket

Australia can win Ashes in whitewash, says Ponting

Ricky Ponting

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting says Australia can belie its status as Ashes outsider by regaining the urn.

Cricket

Angry Ricky fires back at Taylor after settling his differences with Clarke

Ricky Ponting

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting believes he has mended bridges with Michael Clarke but there might be some work to do to patch up his relationship with his first national skipper, Mark Taylor.

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Ricky Ponting says there is no bad blood with Michael Clarke

ponting

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting believes he has mended bridges with Michael Clarke but says he is "offended" by accusations from Mark Taylor that he did not respect the sanctity of the Australian dressing room.

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Cricket

Silencing Bell vital to Australian hopes

Ian Bell speaks to England batting coach Graham Gooch during a nets session at Floreat Oval on Tuesday.

Chloe Saltau and Andrew Wu Peter Siddle promises to make Ian Bell's life much more difficult in Australia's bouncier backyard.

Cricket

Bleary Pietersen serves up lesson

Kevin Pietersen during a nets session at Floreat Oval on Tuesday.

Andrew Wu Several Perth grade bowlers enjoy success against England run machine.

Cricket

Jetlagged Kevin Pietersen struggles to make grade in Perth

Kevin Pietersen

Andrew Wu If Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris and company want to shut down Kevin Pietersen this summer, then they had better get him into the middle as early as possible judging by the success several Perth grade...

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Khawaja in bid for Ashes

Andrew Wu Forgotten batsman signals to national selectors he deserves to remain in reckoning for Ashes.

Cricket

Four things we learnt from the Ryobi Cup

Andrew Wu Usman Khawaja starred for Queensland, showing an array of strokes.

Cricket

Cricket Carnival provides glimpse into future

David Warner

Andrew Wu The tournament started with a whimper against the climax of the nation's main football codes but finished on a high, due in no small part to a local boy, David Warner, shooting the lights out, the...

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Cricket

Agar teams with Matthews

Ashton Agar with Western Australia coach Justin Langer.

Andrew Wu New kid on the block bids to reclaim a berth in Australia's side for the Ashes series.

Cricket

Greg Matthews serves as Ashton Agar's spin doctor

Andrew Wu New kid on the block Ashton Agar has linked with former Test spinner Greg Matthews as he mounts a bid to reclaim a berth in Australia's side for this summer's Ashes series.

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Usman Khawaja's century puts him back in the running for Ashes berth

Andrew Wu Forgotten batsman Usman Khawaja signalled to national selectors he deserves to remain in the reckoning for an Ashes berth.

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