Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Mitchell Johnson says nerves got to Australia during loss to New Zealand

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Australia were only beaten by a whisker in Auckland but the post-mortem continues on the stunning batting collapse against New Zealand that left them playing catch-up.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Dream still alive for Pat Cummins despite latest injury scare

Pat Cummins is again under an injury cloud.

Andrew Wu and Jesse Hogan Pat Cummins' World Cup dream remains alive but he is in doubt for Australia's next two matches after his latest injury scare.

Cricket World Cup: James Faulkner set for return in Perth against Afghanistan

James Faulkner has progressed steadily in his rehabilitation and was able to bowl at close to full tilt last week.

Andrew Wu James Faulkner is confident he has lost none of the batting prowess which made him Australia's master finisher before his injury as he prepares for a likely return to international cricket on...

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia left with treacherous path to World Cup final after loss to Kiwis

Not in the plan: Australia face a potentially treacherous route to the Cricket World Cup final now.

Andrew Wu The failure of Australia's batsmen to combat the swinging ball against New Zealand has left the tournament favourite one false turn away from having to take a nightmare path to the World Cup final.

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AB de Villiers wallops Jason Holder in World Cup battle of captains

A.B. de Villiers smashes a six.

Andrew Wu South Africa captain AB de Villiers says he felt like he was one step ahead of the West Indies bowlers after blasting a memorable century at the SCG on Friday.

A.B. de Villiers smashes quickest century on Australian soil in huge Proteas victory

Majestic knock: AB de Villiers hits a six.

Andrew Wu There is still another month left in the World Cup but it will take a mighty effort to top this entry from A.B. de Villiers for the innings of the tournament.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Ricky Ponting refutes Kiwi claims they don't sledge

The Tonk dinkus

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu Kiwis don't sledge? That's news to Ricky Ponting. "I have been amused a little by talk emanating from New Zealand that they have given up on sledging."

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Pressure building on mechanical Proteas after tardy World Cup start

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Andrew Wu South Africa are facing mounting criticism over their high number of support staff at the World Cup after an underwhelming start to their campaign.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Steve Waugh's cheeky dig at Eoin Morgan and Boyd Rankin

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Andrew Wu Steve Waugh's days of hammering England are long gone but the the former captain could not resist a cheeky barb at the Old Enemy.

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Richard Hadlee's lofty appraisal of Kiwi aces Tim Southee and Trent Boult

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Andrew Wu, Jesse Hogan Australia will on Saturday face what Richard Hadlee believes to be the greatest new-ball pairing New Zealand has ever produced.

Steve Waugh says Shane Warne is "unsettling" Australia with Darren Lehmann criticism

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 18:  Former cricketer and captain of Australia Steve Waugh and Dean Honan Managing director of Waugh Global Reality pose for a photo  at Crown Entertainment Complex on November 18, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. Waugh is in Melbourne to discuss his new property business, Waugh Global Realty.  (Photo by Wayne Taylor/Fairfax Media)

Andrew Wu Steve Waugh has joined a chorus of former Australian captains and past greats critical of Shane Warne, saying the outspoken leg-spinner's comments about Darren Lehmann's coaching was "unsettling" for...

Shane Warne attempts to clarify criticism of Darren Lehmann

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Andrew Wu Shane Warne makes newsworthy comments. It is reported. Warne returns fire at media for making a story out of nothing. The Warne revolution is complete.

Cricket World Cup: Scotland's Calum MacLeod hopes bumpy path ends with win over England

Out: New Zealander Trent Boult celebrates dismissing Calum MacLeod.

Andrew Wu Meet Calum MacLeod. He is Scottish cricket’s poster boy and not just because his path to the World Cup has been every bit as bumpy as his country’s.

Days of coach only being used to take players to ground are gone

Coach trip: Shane Warne has accused Darren Lehmann of overstepping the mark.

Andrew Wu There was a time when the only use for a coach in international cricket was to take the team to the ground, as Shane Warne once sneered, but those days are gone.

Australia's young pace stocks likened to powerful Windies attacks of yesteryear

One of the best: Michael Holding.

Andrew Wu Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has likened the depth of pace talent coming through Australian cricket to the frightening fast bowling arsenal which rolled off the West Indies production line...

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Irate Piers Morgan takes aim at Poms after 'worst England performance in 150 years'

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Andrew Wu England's embarrassing capitulation to New Zealand was a bitter-sweet experience for Piers Morgan.

Giant leap for women's cricket after introduction of Women's Big Bash League

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Andrew Wu Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has hailed the introduction of a women's Big Bash League next season as the "next evolution" of the women's game.

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Pakistan Cricket Board moves to quash rumours of unrest in the ranks

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Andrew Wu The Pakistan Cricket Board has moved to quash rumours of unrest within the team amid allegations several players have fallen out with a coach.

Stephen O'Keefe told to dominate Shield cricket to press Ashes claims

Shield success: NSW spinner Stephen O'Keefe.

Andrew Wu Stephen O'Keefe was told by Rod Marsh to dominate Shield cricket to advance his claims for Ashes selection - and he has followed those instructions to the letter.

Benchmarks lowered for Michael Clarke as he beats clock in World Cup fitness race

Restrictions loosened: Michael Clarke looks on track to return during the World Cup.

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke's rapid recovery from hamstring surgery led to a relaxing of one of Cricket Australia's testing benchmarks which paved the way for him to beat the odds to lead his country in the World...