Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

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.

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.

Cricket

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

Piers Morgan and 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.

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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

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.

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.

Cricket

Craig Simmons raises eyebrows with ruthless knock for Perth Scorchers

Craig Simmons

Andrew Wu The man who knocked out the star-studded Sydney Sixers, Craig Simmons, has provided the latest fairytale story of a club cricketer who has hit the big time through the Big Bash League.

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Cricket

Perth Scorchers' Craig Simmons clubs Sydney Sixers into submission to reach Big Bash final

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 05:  Craig Simmons of the Scorchers acknowledges the crowd after being dismissed during the Big Bash League semi final match between the Sydney Sixers and the Perth Scorchers at Sydney Cricket Ground on February 5, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Craig Simmons was predominantly a club cricketer before this summer but on Wednesday night he upstaged some of the nation's best young fast bowlers as the Sydney Sixers' Big Bash League campaign...

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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.

Cricket

Sydney Sixers want dispensation for absences

Moises Henriques

Andrew Wu The Sydney Sixers are at loggerheads with Cricket Australia over a bid to allow a last-minute addition to their squad as they battle a player drain that has left them with a threadbare roster heading...

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Cricket

$1 million bonus for Ashes heroes

Michael Clarke

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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The Tonk

Ironwoman Candice Falzon adds steel to Dave Warner's armoury

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu Dave Warner's relationship with ironwoman Candice Falzon has been the secret to his return to form, culminating in a sensational start to the Ashes series.

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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

'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.