Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

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$1 million bonus for Ashes heroes

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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Australian batsmen vow to target Panesar

Monty Panesar

Andrew Wu Move is part of plan to grind England's pace bowlers into submission.

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Ponting tips England's days of dominance nearing end

Ricky Ponting.

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting says Australia can belie their status as Ashes outsiders by regaining the urn this summer and is not discounting the prospect of the hosts inflicting a remarkable whitewash against an...

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Gilchrist sees tiny holes Australia can exploit

England batsman Jonathan Trott had a profitable day at the crease in Perth in the countdown to the first Ashes Test.

Andrew Wu and Adrian Proszenko, Sydney England has discovered a hole in its top order, while Australia might have patched one up.

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Brukner takes aim at Tottenham manager

The Tonk

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu It is in England where Australian team doctor Peter Brukner has been making a splash.

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Schoolboy Jake Doran has been named by Cricket Australia to play England

Jake Doran.

Andrew Wu Sixteen-year-old schoolboy Jake Doran will get a shot at England later this month, after being picked in a Chairman's XI side to face the tourists in a two-day match in Alice Springs.

Cricket: schoolboy Jake Doran named in Chairman's XI to face England

Jake Doran

Andrew Wu Former Test great Greg Chappell has likened Sydney schoolboy Jake Doran to Michael Hussey, and the 16-year-old will get the chance to show why later this month after being picked by Cricket Australia...

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The Ashes: Englishmen under fire in the sky

The Tonk

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett seems there will be little respite for England's cricketers from the rigours of an Ashes tour in Australia – even when they are 30,000 feet in the air.

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Twenty Twenty20 moments

Chris Gayle

Andrew Wu The shortest form of cricket played at an international level has come a long way in a short time.

The top twenty memories of the Twenty20

Shane Warne

Andrew Wu Born in England and raised in India, Twenty20 cricket has provided some memorable moments in its short history.

Tweets at 10 paces as mates take off gloves

The Tonk

Andrew Wu Darren Berry and Shane Warne had razor sharp tongues during their playing days, most famously in an incident during a Shield game in the '90s that upset Adam Gilchrist.

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Wade and Haddin may play together

Matthew Wade.

Andrew Wu Haddin could reclaim the gloves while Wade plays as a specialist batsman in the one-day series.

Cheer up, Dave ... Just bat like Gilly

Andrew Wu DAVID WARNER has been urged to adopt Adam Gilchrist's carefree approach to batting in a bid to find his groove in the 50-over arena, as Australia strives to bounce back from an abysmal display which...

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Warner told to find his groove

Andrew Wu David Warner is urged to adopt Adam Gilchrist's carefree approach to batting in a bid to find his groove in the 50-over arena.

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Wade's long trip to a baggy green

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 05:  Matthew Wade of Australia fields during game one of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series between Australia and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 5, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Bridgetown, Barbados: Matthew Wade is used to leaving his comfort zone to chase a dream and conditions do not come much more foreign than the Caribbean where the wicketkeeper will make his Test debut...

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Live: 3rd Test - Australia v West Indies

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Andrew Wu Join Andrew Wu for live coverage of the second day of the third Test between Australia and West Indies in Dominica.

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Standout stars leave Windies on the brink

Matthew Wade celebrates during the Third Test.

Andrew Wu, Roseau, Dominica Outstanding performances by two of the country's most promising young stars left the West Indies teetering on the brink in the third Test and Australia poised to claim another series victory in the...

Haddin's future at risk after Wade ton

Brad Haddin of Australia waits to bat during an Australian training session at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 1, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

Andrew Wu John Inverarity showed how ruthless he could be last summer by ending Ricky Ponting's ODI career, and his panel face another gut-wrenching decision later this year as they deliberate whether Matthew...

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Wade in the driver's seat

Matthew Wade.

Andrew Wu, Roseau, Dominica Matthew Wade's maiden Test century dramatically alters the landscape in Australia's wicketkeeping stakes.

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Two keepers a strong option: Clarke

Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade, who was selected man of the match, talks to his teammates and coach Mickey Arthur during the presentation ceremony.

Andrew Wu, Roseau, Dominica Captain open to unorthodox idea of Brad Haddin and Matthew Wade playing in Test side.