Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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


Rotations also get axed

Andrew Wu Controversial policy will be shelved for the Ashes campaigns after axing of coach.


Ashes to Ashes: rotation policy dead declares James Sutherland

James Sutherland.

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has declared the controversial rotation selection policy will be shelved for the upcoming Ashes campaigns as the fallout continues after Mickey Arthur's shock...

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Stumped: Ashes team in turmoil

Australia's coach Mickey Arthur watches the team warm up before the ICC Champions Trophy Group A match against New Zealand at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham in a June 12, 2013 file photo. Australia media reported on June 24, 2013 that Arthur has been sacked as coach of the national cricket side just two weeks ahead of the start of the Ashes series against England. REUTERS/Philip Brown (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET HEADSHOT)

Andrew Wu Australia's quest to reclaim the Ashes is in disarray before a ball has even been bowled after a tumultuous day in which Mickey Arthur was sacked as coach and Michael Clarke stepped down as a...


Five of the game's biggest questions that need urgent answers

Ricky Ponting

Andrew Wu Andrew Wu examines the key issues surrounding Australia's cricket team.

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Text message fires up Warner and results in official 'please explain'

David Warner.

Andrew Wu Picture of story on IPL corruption with Warner's image alongside Sreesanth the trigger.

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Warner incensed after image linked him to IPL corruption


Andrew Wu An early morning text message from a friend in Australia is believed to have sparked the Twitter tirade from David Warner that has resulted in the opener being reported by Cricket Australia for an...

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Boost for integrity units

Minister for Sport, Senator Kate Lundy, during a joint press conference on organised crime and drugs in sport, at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday 7 February 2013.
Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Andrew Wu Federal government to provide nearly $3.5million to bulk up sports' integrity units.

Family business: Waterhouse-Singo stoush reignites old argument

Trainer Gai Waterhouse

Andrew Wu When John Singleton dropped the bombshell that he would be ending his ?association with Gai Waterhouse, he reopened criticisms levelled at Waterhouse before she even became a trainer.


Past captains believe Watson is key to wresting back urn from old foe


Andrew Wu To many, Shane Watson was the face of Australia's failure in India but the last two men to lead the country to Ashes glory in England - Mark Taylor and Steve Waugh - believe he is the key to wresting...

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Haddin twist - gloveman to be Test vice-captain

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu, Chloe Saltau The soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday when Brad Haddin is confirmed as the new Test vice-captain, raising implications for the short-term future of...


Haddin's new role has Wade on back foot

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu and Chloe Saltau Soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday.

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Beginners' luck lands share of Slipper fun

Check out attendant Ben Close

Andrew Wu RACING might be known as the sport of kings but the story behind trainer Gerald Ryan's two runners in the Golden Slipper is proof you don't have to be a prince to mix it with the best.


National contracts to spread the load

Cricket Australia

Chloe Saltau and Andrew Wu State of Australian cricket will be revealed when national contracts are handed out.


Clarke hospitalised with gastroenteritis

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke was taken to hospital on Sunday after a bout of gastroenteritis, Cricket Australia has confirmed.

Cloud hangs over Nugent

Leigh Nugent

Andrew Wu Head coach Leigh Nugent's future in doubt after contradictory claims by Emily Seebohm.

Contradictions cloud controversy over camp


Andrew Wu THE credibility of Australia's 4x100m relay team and the future of head coach Leigh Nugent remains under question after contradictory claims made by teammate Emily Seebohm, as it was announced on...


Tendulkar tipped to dominate

Sachin Tendulkar:

Andrew Wu Ravi Shastri backs ageing great to produce one last virtuoso series against Australia.

Three goals to tantalise fans, then Tippett takes four-month break

Kurt Tippett

Andrew Wu It was the sight that will have Sydney fans gushing - Kurt Tippett in full flight.


Blackwell out to strike it rich in cup final

Alex Blackwell

Andrew Wu Alex Blackwell is used to pressure. For her, life and death situations are not merely a figure of speech saved for sporting contests.


Mallett backs Maxwell to spin some magic on India Test debut

Glenn Maxwell

Andrew Wu ASHLEY MALLETT, the last man to bowl Australia to Test victory in Chennai, has endorsed Glenn Maxwell to make his debut next week in the series opener against India.