Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

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Slow start to visitors' mission

Kevin Pietersen

Andrew Wu England meant business from the word go three years ago, but the class of 2013 are taking a leisurely start.

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Ashes 2013: Chris Rogers knows he needs runs on the board to keep Ashes spot

Chris Rogers.

Andrew Wu Chris Rogers believes his position in the Test team will remain safe should he keep piling on the runs but knows he is only one form slump away from having the door closed for good on his unusual...

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Ashes 2013: Chris Rogers knows he has to keep making runs to retain Test berth

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Andrew Wu Chris Rogers believes his position in the Test team will remain safe should he keep piling on the runs.

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Drama as Sixers reach Champions League T20 final

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Andrew Wu Pat Cummins turned from villain to hero as the Sydney Sixers climbed out of a hole the teenager helped dig to beat South African franchise the Titans by two wickets in a last-ball thriller and...

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Smith 'quietly confident' Proteas will still be No. 1 after Australian tour

Graeme Smith

Andrew Wu Johannesburg: The South Africans have vowed they will let their actions on the field do the talking for them as they aim to preserve their standing as the supreme team in Test cricket in the next...

Hughes keen to impress against quick duo

Phil Hughes

Andrew Wu Facing Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander just got that bit tougher for Phil Hughes.

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New turf war for Hughes as opening spot beckons

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Andrew Wu Facing Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander just got that bit tougher for Phillip Hughes.

Test batsmen falter as Proteas pace aces loom

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu AUSTRALIA'S batsmen forgot their lines on Friday in their final dress rehearsal before taking on the might of South Africa's star-studded pace attack in next week's first Test.

Steyn's speedy spell a warning

Dale Steyn

Andrew Wu PHIL HUGHES'S gain could be Australia's pain after Dale Steyn completed his preparations for the first Test by bowling what one teammate described as the fastest spell he had seen from the speedster...

Big, brash: How your team will fare this season

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Jesse Hogan and Andrew Wu Your guide to the upcoming Big Bash series, Australia's premier T20 tournament.

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Bird swoops on Lankans

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Andrew Wu, Sydney Jackson Bird marked his home debut by becoming Australia's unlikely saviour after Sri Lanka showed the stomach sadly lacking in Melbourne to at least make a contest of the series finale in Sydney.

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Past captains believe Watson is key to wresting back urn from old foe

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Andrew Wu To many, Shane Watson was the face of Australia's failure in India but the last two men to lead the country to Ashes glory in England - Mark Taylor and Steve Waugh - believe he is the key to wresting...

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Ryan Harris and Usman Khawaja into Ashes team for second Test

Australia's Ryan Harris takes part in a training session at Lord's cricket ground in north London July 17, 2013.  Australia captain Michael Clarke insisted his focus was on the future after calling upon players from before the controversial Mickey Arthur era to help the present side thrive. Last week saw Australia lose a thrilling first Test at Trent Bridge to Ashes-holders England by just 14 runs.  AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT

Andrew Wu Mitchell Starc’s hot-and-cold performance last week has cost him his position in the Australian team for the second Test.

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Live: 1st Test - Australia v West Indies

Australian debutant Test cricketer Matthew Wade adjusts his Test cap given to him by veteran teammate Ricky Ponting before the start of the first day of the first-of-three Test matches between Australia and West Indies at the Kensington Oval stadium in Bridgetown on April 7, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad

Andrew Wu Join Andrew Wu for coverage of the first Test between Australia and the West Indies in Bridgetown, Barbados.

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Live: 1st Test - Australia v West Indies

Matthew Wade.

Andrew Wu Join Andrew Wu for live coverage of day two of the first Test between Australia and West Indies in Bridgetown.

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Chanderpaul defies Aussies to mark 25th Test ton

Shivnarine Chanderpaul is unlikely to feature in the West Indies squad.

Andrew Wu, Bridgetown Shivnarine Chanderpaul set the example, and Australia's weary batsmen must follow his lead if the visitors are to avoid defeat in the first Test after another trying day in the field on Sunday in...

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Clarke leads recovery as Aussies battle to stay in first Test

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Andrew Wu in Bridgetown Michael Clarke launched the rescue mission and it will be up to Michael Hussey to complete it after Australia's top order dug the visitors a deep hole in the first Test against the West Indies on...

Senior trio masks top-order woes

Andrew Wu The modest start made by Australia's new-look top order in the Caribbean is the latest evidence yet the team's senior trio remain the country's most bankable batsmen in the Test arena.

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Live: 1st Test - Australia v West Indies

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Andrew Wu Join Andrew Wu for live coverage of the final day of the first Test between Australia and West Indies in Bridgetown.

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Ponting's Caribbean struggle continues as top order fails again

Ricky Ponting.

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting's lean tour of the Caribbean continued as Australia again find themselves in a struggle against the West Indies after a grim battle on the first day of the second Test.

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