Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Nathan Lyon is at his best to face South Africans, says Mike Hussey

Andrew Wu Mike Hussey has declared Nathan Lyon will head into next month's Test series against South Africa in career-best form after finally having the full backing of national selectors.

Golf

Lindsey Wright sets course record at Women's NSW Open at Oatlands

Lindsey Wright

Andrew Wu Lindsey Wright is well placed to end a two-year title drought after setting a course record at the Women's NSW Open at Oatlands on Saturday.

Cricket

Sydney Sixers gear up for finals by beating Sydney Thunder

Mark Cosgrove

Andrew Wu Sydney Sixers remain in contention for a home semi-final after defeating cross-town rivals Sydney Thunder but their victory came at a heavy cost with Stephen O'Keefe in doubt for the finals.

Alex Doolan ready to face might of the Proteas

Alex Doolan

Andrew Wu GOOD judges in Tasmania knew Alex Doolan had the talent, but it was not until he moved to Hobart to become a groundsman that the career of the man set to be Australia's 437th Test cricketer kicked on.

Cricket

South African star A.B. de Villiers racing to be fit for First Test against Australia

Andrew Wu South Africa's batting ace remains troubled by a hand injury heading into February's Test series.

Cricket

Sydney Thunder have a song, now they need a victory

The Tonk

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu They can't make the Big Bash League finals – in fact they're guaranteed the wooden spoon again – but Sydney Thunder have at least one good reason to upset cross-town rivals the Sixers...

Cricket

A.B.de Villiers all set for series against Australia

A.B.de Villiers

Andrew Wu South Africa's batting ace A. B. de Villiers remains troubled by a hand injury that could mean he enters next month's series against Australia without a game under his belt in the new year.

Cricket

George Bailey vows to eliminate bad habits in hope of reviving Test career

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20:  (L-R) Aaron Finch, George Bailey, Mitchell Johnson and Michael Clarke pose with their awards during the 2014 Allan Border Medal at Doltone House on January 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu The limited-overs arena provided George Bailey with his chance to wear the baggy green but also sewed the seeds for his Test downfall.

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Cricket

Ashes heroics bring Johnson Border medal

Mitchell Johnson with compere Mark Nicholas at the Allan Border Medal ceremony on Monday.

Andrew Wu Paceman's return to the elite ranks of the game formally acknowledged.

Cricket

Australian selectors still testing line-up options for South Africa

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Andrew Wu Alex Doolan, Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner locked in three-way battle for Test berth.

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson wins 2014 Allan Border Medal

Allan Border medal 2014 winner Mitchell Johnson
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Photos Ben Rushton
January 20 2014

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's return to the elite ranks of the game in this country was formally acknowledged on Monday night when the born-again paceman added Australian cricket's highest individual honour to...

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Cricket

Alex Doolan, Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner in battle for George Bailey's South Africa tour spot

Shaun Marsh

Andrew Wu Alex Doolan, Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner are locked in a three-way battle for the Test berth vacated by George Bailey as selectors contemplate a reshuffle of the batting line-up for the series...

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Cricket

Shaun Marsh recalled, George Bailey dropped for Australian cricket tour of South Africa

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Andrew Wu Australia have recalled Shaun Marsh for the three-Test tour of South Africa with George Bailey losing his place in the squad after a modest debut series in the Ashes.

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Tennis

ODIs to live on: Mark Waugh

Andrew Wu Mark Waugh believes that one-day internationals have a future.

Cricket

Series victory - now for No. 1

A catch is disputed.

Andrew Wu Australia hammers England to claim series victory as tensions between the two sides resurface.

Cricket

Australia cruise to dominant win over England as tempers fray

Clarke

Andrew Wu Australia could be just days away from returning to the top of the one-day international rankings after hammering England to claim a series victory as tensions between the two sides resurfaced at the...

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Mark Waugh says one-day internationals still have plenty to offer

Mark Waugh

Andrew Wu Mark Waugh believes there remains a future for one-day internationals, despite the slide of the once-golden format of the game amid the boom of Twenty20 cricket.

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The Tonk

Ashes: Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook clashed at SCG Test

Kevin Pietersen

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook were involved in a ''heated'' discussion at the SCG on the eve of the fifth Test.

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Cricket

Sydney Thunder admit mistake in signing Michael Clarke and David Warner

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Andrew Wu Sydney Thunder have conceded the decision to sign Australian captain Michael Clarke and David Warner was ill-advised due to the pair's limited availability for the franchise.

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Cricket

Sydney Sixers top Hobart Hurricanes in final-over thriller

Steve Smith

Andrew Wu Brett Lee lost the war of words but had the last laugh after the Sydney Sixers came back from the brink of defeat to beat the Hobart Hurricanes in a Big Bash League thriller on Wednesday night.

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