Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Four things we learnt from the Ryobi Cup

Andrew Wu Usman Khawaja starred for Queensland, showing an array of strokes.

Cricket

Cricket Carnival provides glimpse into future

David Warner

Andrew Wu The tournament started with a whimper against the climax of the nation's main football codes but finished on a high, due in no small part to a local boy, David Warner, shooting the lights out, the...

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Greg Ritchie let loose with microphone again after racism scandal

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu, Chloe Saltau Fat Cat is back. A year after the luncheon speech scandal that caused a stir during Australia's first Test against South Africa in Brisbane, Greg Ritchie is back behind a microphone at an Ashes...

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Ashes 2013: quick quartet hit breaks in Test team hint

Peter Siddle

Andrew Wu Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson and Ben Hilfenhaus are all set to miss next week's round of Shield games, in a possible indication they will be named in Australia's squad for the first...

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Cricket

Pacemen put on ice for Ashes

Peter Siddle.

Andrew Wu Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson and Ben Hilfenhaus are all set to miss next week's round of Shield games, in a possible indication they will be named in Australia's squad for the first...

Cricket

Cricket: Australia's big questions for the first Ashes Test

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu Apart from the injury concerns over Shane Watson, Australia appear in far better health than England 10.

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Sydney Sixers top Hobart Hurricanes in final-over thriller

Steve Smith

Andrew Wu Brett Lee lost the war of words but had the last laugh after the Sydney Sixers came back from the brink of defeat to beat the Hobart Hurricanes in a Big Bash League thriller on Wednesday night.

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Cricket

Haddin twist - gloveman to be Test vice-captain

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu, Chloe Saltau The soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday when Brad Haddin is confirmed as the new Test vice-captain, raising implications for the short-term future of...

Cricket

Haddin's new role has Wade on back foot

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu and Chloe Saltau Soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday.

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Final insult: Australia risk falling below Ireland in T20 rankings

David Warner is dismissed.

Andrew Wu Cricket: Australia will suffer more Twenty20 shame if they cannot avenge their record first-up loss to Pakistan on Saturday morning – they will fall behind Ireland in the world rankings.

Cricket

Ireland set to topple hapless Australians

David Warner

Andrew Wu Another loss and Australia will fall behind Ireland in the world Twenty20 world rankings.

Cricket

Gillespie praises rising star Starc

Mitchell Starc.

Andrew Wu, Johannesburg Jason Gillespie has hailed rising pace star Mitchell Starc as a future member of Australian Test cricket's elite 200-wicket club after the left-armer's irrepressible form in recent months.

Cricket

Henriques the star as Sydney Sixers defeat Chennai Super Kings

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Andrew Wu Sydney Sixers are shaping as one of the teams to beat in the Champions League after Moises Henriques produced a match-winning performance to slay Twenty20 giants Chennai Super Kings in their opening...

Cricket

Hilfenhaus's slump is just a technical hitch

Ben Hilfenhaus

Andrew Wu FORMER national pace bowling coach Craig McDermott believes embattled speedster Ben Hilfenhaus has enough time to repair the technical deficiencies in his action to retain his place in the Australian...

Cricket

Six-pack of options, but who stays home?

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Andrew Wu examines the strengths and weaknesses of the six fast bowling candidates for the third Test in Perth.

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Cricket

Yardley puts his spin on fast track: Let Lyon play

Bruce Yardley

Andrew Wu BRUCE YARDLEY, a man who showed it was possible to carve a successful career bowling off-spin at the WACA Ground, has urged Australia to resist the temptation to play an all-pace attack in Perth by...

Australians urged to use spin at WACA

Bruce Yardley urges Australia to resist an all-pace attack in Perth.

Andrew Wu Bruce Yardley urges Australia to resist the temptation to play an all-pace attack in Perth.

Hazlewood's Test summer ends early

Mitchell Starc

Andrew Wu and Chris Barrett Not for the first time in his career, Mitchell Starc is the last man standing out of Australia's next-generation pace quartet.

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Two left-armers is all right, says McDermott

Craig McDermott

Andrew Wu Australia's former fast bowling coach sees no reason why Mitchell Starc and Mitchell Johnson cannot both play against Sri Lanka.