Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Selectors may step in with Proteas looming

Peter Siddle

Andrew Wu Darren Lehmann's commitment to shelving Cricket Australia's controversial rotation policy is set for the biggest test of his short reign before the Ashes finale in Sydney.

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The Tonk

Bob Simpson tells cricket selectors to forget about age

The Tonk

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

Australian selectors still testing line-up options for South Africa

 Alex Doolan.

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

Cricket

Slim pickings in Shield as selectors search for answer to end Test pain

Alex Doolan

Andrew Wu Anyone searching for an instant solution to Australia's batting woes will need more patience, because the news regarding the best of the rest is not overly promising either.

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Who? Selectors have option of unknown spin duo

Adam Zampa

Andrew Wu FORMER chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns has urged Australia to take a punt on unheralded leg-spinners Adam Zampa and Cameron Boyce for the Test tour of India with a view to developing them for the...

Cricket

Short shrift: Selectors dump Husseys from Twenty20s

Hussey

Andrew Wu For the first time in more than five years Australia's Twenty20 team will take to the field on Saturday without a member of the Hussey family.

Cricket

Watson set for rest as selectors play it safe

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 27: Shane Watson of Australia walks out to bat after the lunch break during day two of the Second Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)?WATTS.jpg

Andrew Wu SHANE WATSON is set to miss this week's Sheffield Shield match for NSW as Cricket Australia takes a conservative approach to the comeback of the Test vice-captain.

Cricket

Henriques' effort goes unrewarded by selectors failing to show up

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24:  Moises Henriques of the Blues celebrates getting the wicket of Nathan Coulter-Nile of the Warriors during day one of the Sheffield Shield match between the New South Wales Blues and the Western Australia Warriors at Blacktown International Sportspark on January 24, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu MOISES HENRIQUES deemed NSW's Sheffield Shield match important enough to warrant catching an 11th-hour flight - but not so national selectors, none of whom were present to witness the final audition...

Cricket

Waugh slams selectors on Ponting

Leaders: Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke.

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting first Australian captain in nearly 29 years to regain reins after stepping down.

Cricket

Wade in as selectors eye fallback for Haddin

Haddin

Andrew Wu BRAD HADDIN will have his understudy shadowing his every move in the Caribbean as selectors yesterday began the next step to phase the embattled wicketkeeper out of the Australian team.

Selectors to promote fresh faces

John Inverarity.

Andrew Wu, Sydney Runs now hold a higher currency in John Inverarity's regime than reputation.

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

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

Australia's Ashes team has tough road ahead to become world's best

Phillip Hughes of Australia bats during day two of the Third Test

Andrew Wu Australia could make a credible claim to being the world's best team.

Cricket

Steve Smith takes a long time to become overnight sensation

Steve Smith

Andrew Wu Australia's in-form batsman has come a long way in a year, writes Andrew Wu.

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Cricket

Fitness concerns surround Australia's Ryan Harris and Shane Watson

Ryan Harris attempts to run out Kevin Pietersen off his own bowling.

Andrew Wu Selectors face balancing act in finishing series on a high without harming prospects in South Africa.

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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Ashes 2013: Alastair Cook still believes he's the man to lead England

Andrew Wu Alastair Cook maintains he is the man to lead England out of the mire after another forgettable day at the office that left his team one match away from their second Ashes whitewash in seven years.

Cricket

Alastair Cook says he's the man to lead England

Alastair Cook.

Andrew Wu Vanquished captain not about to hand in his resignation, judging by his defiance.

Cricket

England's chief selector Geoff Miller awarded OBE as he bows out on a low

Andrew Wu On the eve of a potential 5-0 Ashes defeat, England's retiring chairman of selectors Geoff Miller has been awarded an OBE as part of the Queen's New Year's Honours list.