Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

George Bailey hopes to echo debut of one-test wonder Moss

George Bailey

Andrew Wu It will be a dream start to the Ashes for Australia if George Bailey fares as well on Test debut as Jeff Moss, though the Tasmanian will be hoping that's where the similarities end.

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Ashes 2013: Merv Hughes backs Mitchell Johnson to take 300 Test wickets

Merv Hughes

Andrew Wu Merv Hughes, one of the selectors who gave Mitchell Johnson his international debut, is urging the panel not to overtax the star left-armer in the fear it could lead to a premature end of his golden...

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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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Focus on skill than age: Bob Simpson

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Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett Former national coach wants selectors to pick the team based on merit rather than age.

Henriques hungry to feast on big break

Moises Henriques

Andrew Wu It's a case of feast after famine for Moises Henriques as the all-rounder continued his rise through the ranks of Australian cricket yesterday.

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.

Not Warne out by talk

Nathan Lyon

Andrew Wu Nathan Lyon starred in his Test debut last year when Australian cricket was in turmoil.

Lyon would welcome Warne back with open arms

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 25:  Nathan Lyon of Australia unsuccessfully appeals during day four of the Second Test Match between Australia and South Africa at Adelaide Oval on November 25, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu NATHAN LYON starred on Test debut last year when Australian cricket was in turmoil, and he is taking an equally unflappable approach after being dragged into the spotlight by Shane Warne's flirtation...

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Come in spinner

Adam Zampa

Andrew Wu, Sydney Former chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns urges a punt on unheralded leg-spinners Adam Zampa and Cameron Boyce.

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...

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Lankans to test Australian attack

New blood: Dan Christian training at the WACA.

Andrew Wu, Perth Mahela Jayawardene says Michael Clarke's bowlers the weak point in the home side.

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Haddin's been hard done by

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia has finally confirmed that Brad Haddin was dropped, not rested, ANDREW WU writes

Good luck or good management?

Andrew Wu Once, any silverware worth winning in world cricket was in Cricket Australia's trophy cabinet.

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CA concedes it needs more open policies

James Sutherland.

Andrew Wu, Sydney After 19 days, Cricket Australia confirms that Brad Haddin has been dropped.

Haddin's been hard done by Haddin's been hard done by

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia has acknowledged it needs to improve communication between national selectors and the public after the drawn out saga over Brad Haddin's omission from the ODI side.

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.