Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Craig Simmons raises eyebrows with ruthless knock for Perth Scorchers

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.

Cricket

Ashes heroics bring Johnson Border medal

Mitchell Johnson with compere Mark Nicholas at the Allan Border Medal ceremony on Monday.

Andrew Wu Paceman's return to the elite ranks of the game formally acknowledged.

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson wins 2014 Allan Border Medal

Allan Border medal 2014 winner Mitchell Johnson
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Photos Ben Rushton
January 20 2014

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's return to the elite ranks of the game in this country was formally acknowledged on Monday night when the born-again paceman added Australian cricket's highest individual honour to...

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Cricket

England captain Stuart Broad slams Hobart's short boundaries

Cameron White of Australia hits a boundary.

Andrew Wu Stuart Broad was less than impressed by the small boundaries at Blundstone Arena.

Cricket

Steve Rixon has 'little respect' for Cricket Australia after being axed

The Tonk

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu You get the impression Steve Rixon knows he will not be in the queue for a job at Cricket Australia any time soon.

Cricket

Australians pile on the pain as England crashes once again

Big stretch: George Bailey belted a quickfire 49 off 20 balls including 26 from one over.

Andrew Wu Mickey Arthur says he ''could be interested'' in coaching England but he may well have changed his mind.

Cricket

Demoralised England suffer last indignity of long summer

George Bailey

Andrew Wu Mickey Arthur says he ''could be interested'' in coaching England but he may well have changed his mind after the visitors plunged to their second series whitewash of the summer and allowed Australia...

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Cricket

Australia's all-conquering cricketers are cashing in on their success

$6-million man: Shane Watson.

Andrew Wu Australia's cricketers earn bonus of nearly $1 million after annihilation of England.

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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Cricket

Khawaja in bid for Ashes

Andrew Wu Forgotten batsman signals to national selectors he deserves to remain in reckoning for Ashes.

Cricket

Usman Khawaja's century puts him back in the running for Ashes berth

Andrew Wu Forgotten batsman Usman Khawaja signalled to national selectors he deserves to remain in the reckoning for an Ashes berth.

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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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Cricket

The rise of George Bailey

George Bailey

Andrew Wu There have been plenty of reasons for Bailey to flash his pearly whites in the past year.

Steely resolve beneath George Bailey's constant smile

George Bailey

Andrew Wu What the man in form brings off the field is just as important as his runs.

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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.

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...

Four wickets for Starc, but top form still proves elusive

Mitchell Starc

Andrew Wu IF Mitchell Starc can pocket four wickets while still building to his top imagine what he could do once he regains peak form.

Starc grabs four as Rogers, White lift Vics

Mitchell Starc

Andrew Wu Mitchell Starc pockets four wickets while still building to peak form.

Big, brash: How your team will fare this season

Big Bash league.

Jesse Hogan and Andrew Wu Your guide to the upcoming Big Bash series, Australia's premier T20 tournament.

Cricket

Ponting's Caribbean struggle continues as top order fails again

Ricky Ponting.

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting's lean tour of the Caribbean continued as Australia again find themselves in a struggle against the West Indies after a grim battle on the first day of the second Test.

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