Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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


Aussies into finals as Indians grumble about umpires

Andrew Wu David Hussey ensured India found itself in another bizarre controversy, as Cricket Australia last night avoided the prospect of having to stage an embarrassing finals series minus the home team.

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It's just not cricket: Richie Benaud may have to sit out rest of the series

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Viewers eager for the return of Channel Nine commentary doyen Richie Benaud for the tail end of the Ashes series may have to brace themselves for disappointment.

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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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Ashes heroics bring Johnson Border medal

Mitchell Johnson with compere Mark Nicholas at the Allan Border Medal ceremony on Monday.

Andrew Wu Paceman's return to the elite ranks of the game formally acknowledged.


Mitchell Johnson wins 2014 Allan Border Medal

Allan Border medal 2014 winner Mitchell Johnson
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Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's return to the elite ranks of the game in this country was formally acknowledged on Monday night when the born-again paceman added Australian cricket's highest individual honour to...

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England leave nothing to chance as Andy Flower and Alastair Cook plan for the Ashes

Andrew Wu IT is mid-September and Andy Flower and England's managing director Hugh Morris have a dinner date with the wives and girlfriends of England's players.


Siddle cleared of ball abuse

Peter Siddle appeals

Andrew Wu Match referee Chris Broad says no charges laid due to insufficient evidence.


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.

Washout leaves all unhappy bar crowd


Andrew Wu The controversial decision was good fortune for Australia as the Sri Lankans were set to benefit from any revision of the target through the Duckworth-Lewis system after the rain delay.

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Lankans left angry over a wet finish


Andrew Wu Sri Lanka to complain to match referee after farcical finish to the fourth one-dayer.

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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.


Collapso kings routed for 70

Australia's fast bowler Mitchell Starc.

Andrew Wu Australian paceman Mitchell Starc claimed 5-20 to help skittle the West Indies for 70. It took Australia less than 10 overs to reel in the modest target.


Players call for revamp of reviews

Australia's Usman Khawaja.

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett Paul Marsh calls on the ICC to invest more money in improving the technology used in decision review system.


ICC must pay up to improve technology, says Marsh

Usman Khawaja.

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Australian Cricketers' Association chief Paul Marsh has called on the International Cricket Council to invest more money in improving the technology used in the decision review system and believes...

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Clarke goes in to bat for his players over Hot Spot claim

Kevin Pietersen DRS dismisal.

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett, Glenn Jackson Michael Clarke has strongly denied any Australians cheated the DRS as the ICC refuted claims it was investigating allegations some players used silicone tape on their bats to fool Hot Spot.

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Heat's on ICC over future of technology

Hot Spot  pictures

Andrew Wu The International Cricket Council will decide whether the controversial Hot Spot technology remains in place for the return Ashes series in Australia.


India again just runs out of luck

David Hussey.

Andrew Wu, Sydney David Hussey embroiled in another controversy as Australia thrashes India.

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Fired-up Indians throw Hussey fit

Mike Hussey and M.S. Dhoni.

Andrew Wu India found another reason not to trust technology after the visitors were on the wrong end of a farcical third umpire decision yesterday.