Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Ante Covic cries foul as Wanderers keeper says decision cost his side dearly in grand final

Andrew Wu An angry Ante Covic has called Football Federation Australia to use "neutral" referees in all matches after Western Sydney were denied what he believes was a foul leading up to Brisbane's...

Cricket

Injured Michael Clarke to miss Shield final

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke has been ruled out of this week's Sheffield Shield final due to a fractured shoulder.

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Cricket

Sheffield Shield final: NSW on the cusp of remarkable turnaround

Final countdown: Moises Henriques takes a screamer at Blues training in Canberra on Thursday.

Andrew Wu The adage that Australian cricket is strong when NSW is strong could not have rung more true in a summer where both country and state have made giant strides in the long climb back from the outhouse...

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Cricket

Swann seeks help from local spin great

England captain Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann, Joe Root and Matt Prior take part in a slip-catching drill  at Adelaide Oval.

Andrew Wu England offie seeks advice from Ashley Mallett in a bid to lift his flagging fortunes.

Cricket

Moises Henriques at last becomes the here-and-now man with powerful Sheffield Shield return

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Andrew Wu Moises Henriques has been the Everywhere Man, Nearly Man and Nowhere Man rolled into one this season but on Sunday he unleashed two months of pent-up rage against South Australia by blasting a...

Cricket

Players on board with leadership initiative aimed to unearth future captains

Ashton Agar

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia is putting a host of Australia's brightest young stars through a leadership program that has the potential to unearth the next two long-term Test captains.

Dave Warner clobbers 197 against Victoria

David Warner

Andrew Wu David Warner gave national selectors another compelling reason to stick with him for the first Test as he continued his rich vein of form with a record-breaking century to power NSW into the Ryobi...

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Cricket

Phillip Hughes knocks on the Test door with another Sheffield Shield ton

Phil Hughes

Andrew Wu National selectors are forcing Phillip Hughes to be patient and the Test discard showed his native NSW on Monday he is more than adept at playing the waiting game by posting another Shield century.

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Cricket

Collapse could see NSW Blues lose top spot in Sheffield Shield

Gary Putland

Andrew Wu NSW are staring defeat in the face and in grave danger of surrendering top position on the Shield table after a horror day against South Australia on Tuesday.

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Cricket

Ashes hero Mitchell Johnson could reap multimillion-dollar payday

Mitchell Johnson is set for a big payday.

Andrew Wu Rejuvenated paceman likely to be given hefty pay rise by Cricket Australia in next contract period

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson hot streak set to bring million-dollar rewards

 Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's Ashes heroics are set to reap the reborn superstar a multimillion-dollar payday through potentially lucrative deals on and off the field.

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Sheffield Shield: Blues give Redbacks a scare

Trent Copeland

Andrew Wu NSW have relinquished first position on the Shield table but not without a fight after giving South Australia a huge scare on Wednesday.

Cricket

Pointless NSW Blues focus on positives after Sheffield Shield loss to Redbacks

Andrew Wu NSW believe they have built a solid platform from which to launch at the Shield title despite relinquishing top spot with a loss to South Australia on Wednesday.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: Merv Hughes backs Mitchell Johnson to take 300 Test wickets

Merv Hughes

Andrew Wu Merv Hughes, one of the selectors who gave Mitchell Johnson his international debut, is urging the panel not to overtax the star left-armer in the fear it could lead to a premature end of his golden...

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The Tonk

It's just not cricket: Richie Benaud may have to sit out rest of the series

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Viewers eager for the return of Channel Nine commentary doyen Richie Benaud for the tail end of the Ashes series may have to brace themselves for disappointment.

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Cricket

Clarke was always going to make the grade

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Michael Clarke may be scoring centuries just for fun these days, but it wasn't always this easy.

Cricket

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson are back on good terms after a rocky patch

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson.

Andrew Wu The once turbulent relationship between Michael Clarke and Shane Watson continues to improve.

Cricket

IPL scouts to eye Big Bash players

John Hastings.

Andrew Wu This season's Big Bash tournament is shaping as a summer-long audition for the Indian Premier League.

Cricket

Big Bash: Indians ready to offer rich rewards for stars

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu This season's Big Bash tournament is shaping as a summer-long audition for a potentially lucrative Indian Premier League payday as the franchises circle prospective recruits for next year's...

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Cricket

Twenty20 Big Bash to get even bigger

The Tonk

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia has set a goal of attracting an average TV audience of 500,000 viewers per game this season as the Big Bash crosses from Fox to Channel Ten.