Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

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Piers Morgan prepares to face Brett Lee, despite risk to health

Andrew Wu Piers Morgan – talk-show host, former newspaper editor and cricket tragic – is talking tough as he prepares to take on Brett Lee in the nets.

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Fans in a blister as KP soaks up the rays

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Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu LYING poolside sans shirt, Kevin Pietersen is without a care in the world.


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.
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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...


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.


Bowlers feeble as England's early tour blues continue

Joe Root

Andrew Wu Australia's batsmen would like what England have produced so far in Perth but less so their bowlers.

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Warner loves life

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu Dave Warner's relationship with ironwoman Candice Falzon has been the secret to his rediscovery of form.

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Ironwoman Candice Falzon adds steel to Dave Warner's armoury

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Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu Dave Warner's relationship with ironwoman Candice Falzon has been the secret to his return to form, culminating in a sensational start to the Ashes series.

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Angry Siddle cleared of 'ridiculous' allegations

Peter siddle

Andrew Wu PETER SIDDLE launched an heroic all-out attack to bowl Australia to their first Test victory of the summer, then gave an equally impassioned defence of his character after being embroiled in bizarre...

The day a throw changed the game

Muttiah Muralidharan's action is watched by umpire Darrell Hair

Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu Soon after lunch on Boxing Day of 1995, Chandika Hathurusinghe was fielding at square leg at the MCG when New Zealand umpire Steve Dunne posed him a question.

Throwaway line with a dire result

No ball: Umpire Darrell Hair calls Muthiah Muralidaran for throwing at the MCG in 1995.

Chloe Saltau and Andrew Wu When Darrell Hair called Muthiah Muralidaran for throwing, the cricket world changed.

Freak weather occurrence could happen again, but larger covers are ruled out

Australia cricket team vs Sri Lanka in the International One day cricket at the Sydney Cricket Ground .Fans with a giant beer snake made of cups asPlay is suspended until further notice due to wet weather at the SCG.Photography Brendan Espositosmh,20th January,2012Photography Brendan Espositosmh,20th January,2012

Andrew Wu SCG Trust chairman Rodney Cavalier cannot guarantee there will not be a repeat of the bizarre circumstances that led to Sunday night's controversial finish to the one-dayer against Sri Lanka.

SCG chief defends decision

Soggy finish: The SCG under water.

Andrew Wu But Rodney Cavalier cannot guarantee there will not be a repeat of bizarre circumstances.

Stumped: Ashes team in turmoil

Australia's coach Mickey Arthur watches the team warm up before the ICC Champions Trophy Group A match against New Zealand at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham in a June 12, 2013 file photo. Australia media reported on June 24, 2013 that Arthur has been sacked as coach of the national cricket side just two weeks ahead of the start of the Ashes series against England. REUTERS/Philip Brown (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET HEADSHOT)

Andrew Wu Australia's quest to reclaim the Ashes is in disarray before a ball has even been bowled after a tumultuous day in which Mickey Arthur was sacked as coach and Michael Clarke stepped down as a...


Clarke demanding all-round skills

Ryan Harris and Ben Hilfenhaus.

Andrew Wu, Port Of Spain Australian captain Michael Clarke believes Test cricket is following the evolutionary process of its one-day international and Twenty20 cousins where players with all-round skills are coveted.


Aussies take Lyon's share of the spoils


Andrew Wu, Port of Spain Nathan Lyon went from zero to hero in a hurry as he awoke from his Caribbean slumber to dramatically turn the second Test firmly back in Australia's favour.


Injuries strip Aussie bowling stocks to the bone


Andrew Wu Australia have been stripped to the bare essentials with their fast-bowling stocks for the third Test after Peter Siddle and James Pattinson were sent home from the Caribbean due to back injuries on...