Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Piers Morgan backs away, but doesn't back down, in showdown with Brett Lee

Andrew Wu Piers Morgan was made to look more of a village idiot than village cricketer by Brett Lee in their eagerly awaited showdown.

Cricket

Big Bash semi-final could be the end for Brett Lee or Simon Katich

Brett Lee.

Daniel Lane and Andrew Wu For Brett Lee or Simon Katich, Wednesday night's Big Bash League semi-final could be their final game in this country.

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Cricket

Is it the final farewell for two greats, Brett Lee and Simon Katich?

Brett Lee

Daniel Lane and Andrew Wu, Sydney Wednesday night's BBL semi-final could be last game one of them plays in this country.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: Brett Lee backs Mitchell Johnson to rattle Poms

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Former Test speedster Brett Lee says Mitchell Johnson is back to the form that made him one of the most feared bowlers in international cricket and declared him ready to shake up England this summer.

The Tonk

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

CNN host Piers Morgan

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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Cricket

Mitchell Johnson has the pace to rattle England, says Brett Lee

Mitchell Johnson.

Andrew Wu Former Test speedster Brett Lee says Mitchell Johnson is back to the form that made him one of the most feared bowlers in cricket.

The Tonk: Richard Hadlee savages Brett Lee for 'brutal assault' on Piers Morgan

The Tonk

Andrew Wu New Zealand’s greatest cricketer, Richard Hadlee, has launched a savage attack on Brett Lee for his ‘‘brutal assault’’ on Piers Morgan and called for cricket authorities to sanction the speedster.

The Ashes: Englishmen under fire in the sky

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.

Cricket

I could face Johnson, says lippy Piers Morgan

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu England's batsmen have had all sorts of drama facing Mitchell Johnson but one of their cocky countrymen reckons he'd be up to the task.

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Cricket

'Never seen better': McGrath in awe of power and precision of Johnson-led attack

Australian cricket pace bowler Mitchell Johnson speaks to the media at a training session in Sydney on January 1, 2014.  Johnson has set the scene for a tetchy final Ashes Test, starting in Sydney on January 3, by claiming England's batsmen are deliberately backing away from fast bowlers as an unsettling tactic.     AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD  
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Andrew Wu Compliment comes as home side aims to complete a ''pinkwash'' of England in the fifth Test.

The Tonk

The Ashes: SCG set to undergo $100m upgrade

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu The fifth Test heralds the opening of the brand-spanking new Noble and Bradman stands but The Tonk can reveal the next stage of the SCG redevelopment is already well and truly in the works.

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Cricket

New stands are grand but there's another $100m upgrade in pipeline for SCG

The Tonk logo

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu Planning is under way for a $100-million upgrade to the facilities at the SCG.

Cricket

Michael Clarke hails the renaissance of Mitchell Johnson

It's all good: Mitchell Johnson joins in the fun with fans at the SCG.

Andrew Wu Only seven men have collected more than the 37 wickets Johnson snared this summer.

Cricket

I told you so: Michael Clarke lauds Mitchell Johnson's performance

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson vindicated Michael Clarke's deep show of faith in him by turning in some of the most lethal spells of pace bowling the captain has seen and claiming the man-of-the-series award in...

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Cricket

Mitchell Johnson set to strike it rich in IPL auction

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's successful return to the elite ranks of international cricket will result in him competing with David Warner as Australia's most valuable Twenty20 player at next month's Indian...

Cricket

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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The Tonk

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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Cricket

A.B.de Villiers all set for series against Australia

A.B.de Villiers

Andrew Wu South Africa's batting ace A. B. de Villiers remains troubled by a hand injury that could mean he enters next month's series against Australia without a game under his belt in the new year.

Cricket

Sydney Thunder have a song, now they need a victory

The Tonk

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu They can't make the Big Bash League finals – in fact they're guaranteed the wooden spoon again – but Sydney Thunder have at least one good reason to upset cross-town rivals the Sixers...

Cricket

South African star A.B. de Villiers racing to be fit for First Test against Australia

Andrew Wu South Africa's batting ace remains troubled by a hand injury heading into February's Test series.