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

Sydney Sixers shattered Mitchell Starc not available for Big Bash

Mitchell Starc

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia's plan to ease Mitchell Starc back into international cricket leaves the Sydney Sixers unhappy at their lack of access to the fast bowler.

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Cricket

Steve Rixon has 'little respect' for Cricket Australia after being axed

The Tonk

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu You get the impression Steve Rixon knows he will not be in the queue for a job at Cricket Australia any time soon.

Cricket

Sydney Sixers want dispensation for absences

Moises Henriques

Andrew Wu The Sydney Sixers are at loggerheads with Cricket Australia over a bid to allow a last-minute addition to their squad as they battle a player drain that has left them with a threadbare roster heading...

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Cricket

Greg Matthews says he can make Ashton Agar a Test star

Greg Matthews.

Andrew Wu Greg Matthews wants Ashton Agar to continue being his own man despite falling foul of officialdom.

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Cricket

Mitchell Johnson already has Proteas rattled, says Pat Cummins

Andrew Wu Pat Cummins says Australia noticed the trepidation of South Africa's batsmen when facing Mitchell Johnson just over two years ago – even when the left-arm paceman was suffering an alarming crisis in...

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Paceman Pat Cummins says the South Africans fear Mitch Johnson

Pat Cummins

Andrew Wu Comments provide fresh insight into level of confidence in Australian fast bowling camp.

Cricket

Concerns over stadium surface after Stephen O'Keefe injury

Stephen O'Keefe

Andrew Wu The Australian cricket players union has received complaints from its members over the surface at ANZ Stadium as it emerged Stephen O'Keefe is facing a possible shoulder reconstruction after an...

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Cricket

Australia's all-conquering cricketers are cashing in on their success

$6-million man: Shane Watson.

Andrew Wu Australia's cricketers earn bonus of nearly $1 million after annihilation of England.

Cricket

Big Bash semi-final could be the end for Brett Lee or Simon Katich

Brett Lee.

Daniel Lane and Andrew Wu For Brett Lee or Simon Katich, Wednesday night's Big Bash League semi-final could be their final game in this country.

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$1 million bonus for Ashes heroes

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu Australia's cricketers have earned a bonus of nearly $1 million after their annihilation of England in all forms of the game this summer – and there could be more cash to come if they can continue...

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Is it the final farewell for two greats, Brett Lee and Simon Katich?

Brett Lee

Daniel Lane and Andrew Wu, Sydney Wednesday night's BBL semi-final could be last game one of them plays in this country.

Cricket

KP wishes England all the best in bittersweet tweet

Pietersen

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen has wished England all the best for the future a day after being given his marching order by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

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Piers Morgan blasted by Matt Prior as Kevin Pietersen fallout continues

The Tonk

Andrew Wu Matt Prior has launched a savage attack on Piers Morgan after the talk show host accused the England wicketkeeper of undermining former coach Andy Flower during the Ashes.

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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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Perth Scorchers' Craig Simmons clubs Sydney Sixers into submission to reach Big Bash final

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 05:  Craig Simmons of the Scorchers acknowledges the crowd after being dismissed during the Big Bash League semi final match between the Sydney Sixers and the Perth Scorchers at Sydney Cricket Ground on February 5, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Craig Simmons was predominantly a club cricketer before this summer but on Wednesday night he upstaged some of the nation's best young fast bowlers as the Sydney Sixers' Big Bash League campaign...

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Be wary searching for Slipper gold

Earthquake

Andrew Wu Earthquake had raced only once when she opened as Golden Slipper favourite. She was replaced as top pick a fortnight ago by Rubick but she starts the weekend as a co-favourite for the Slipper at...

Cricket

Mental demons fail to curb Alyssa Healy's natural talent for runs

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 31:  Alyssa Healy of Australia plays a shot during game two of the International Twenty20 series between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 31, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Alyssa Healy plays a much bigger game than she talks, though there are times when those close to her wish she had more confidence in her prodigious ability.

Cricket

Ryan Harris facing long stint on sidelines

Ryan Harris of Australia celebrates as he takes the last wicket to win Australia on Day 5 of the third Test match between South Africa and Australia at Newlands in Capetown on March 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Luigi Bennett

Andrew Wu Ryan Harris is facing a lengthy stint on the sidelines after his heroics in South Africa and could miss Australia's next Test series in October.

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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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