Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

MCG set to host 2015 World Cup final

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett Sydney has lost out to Melbourne for the right to host the 2015 World Cup final with the MCG set to be announced as the venue for the tournament showpiece.

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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Cricket

Kevin Pietersen 'good as gold' for England duties

Kevin Pietersen leaves the field after being dismissed in the second innings at perth.

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen reaffirms his commitment to playing for England after being drawn into the drama arising from the shock departure of Graeme Swann.

Showman Kevin Pietersen gives his best and worst

We salute you: Pietersen's departure was part of another England collapse

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen bristled at suggestions on Christmas Eve that he no longer harboured the hunger and pride to play for England - three days later he showed why those doubts remained.

Cricket

Kevin Pietersen's dismissal rekindles doubts about his commitment

Kevin Pietersen

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen bristled at suggestions on Christmas Eve that he no longer harboured the hunger and pride to play for England; three days later he showed why those doubts remain.

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The Tonk

CA may set easier pace for Pat Cummins

The Tonk

Andrew Wu and Jesse Hogan Cricket Australia is seriously contemplating restricting Pat Cummins to limited-overs cricket until 2015 to shield the young pace ace from another injury.

The Tonk

Bob Simpson tells cricket selectors to forget about age

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu FORMER national coach Bob Simpson wants Australia's selectors to continue picking the team on merit rather than age, despite the lack of youth in the Test side.

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Cricket

Bye, George? Schedule means Bailey could still miss South Africa series

George Bailey in the Second innings Australia batting on Day two, Australia vs England in the fifth test ashes series at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,4th January,2014

Andrew Wu The format which delivered George Bailey the chance to earn his baggy green is now throwing the batsman a Test lifeline but a tight schedule means he is no sure thing to take on South Africa even if...

Cricket

George Bailey may miss South African tour because of cricket schedule

Andrew Wu Tight schedule means Tasmanian no sure thing to take on South Africa even if selected.

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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Tennis

ODIs to live on: Mark Waugh

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

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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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

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

Craig Simmons raises eyebrows with ruthless knock for Perth Scorchers

Craig Simmons

Andrew Wu The man who knocked out the star-studded Sydney Sixers, Craig Simmons, has provided the latest fairytale story of a club cricketer who has hit the big time through the Big Bash League.

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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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Ashes 2013: The Old Enemy not here for a holiday

Monty Panesar

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu, Dean Jones England have arrived in Australia to defend the little Ashes urn. Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu profile the tourists, and former Australian cricketer Dean Jones gives his opinion on how the 17-man...

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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

Danger duo out to halt Australia's resurgence

Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu IT WAS almost as if they scripted it. More than half the South African touring party had come through the arrivals section at Sydney International Airport in dribs and drabs, making their way past...