Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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


Uncertain future for David Hussey after ODI axing

Andrew Wu David Hussey's future as an international player appears bleak after the veteran was dumped from an Australian squad for the second time this week.


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.


$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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Dave Warner clobbers 197 against Victoria

David Warner

Andrew Wu David Warner gave national selectors another compelling reason to stick with him for the first Test as he continued his rich vein of form with a record-breaking century to power NSW into the Ryobi...

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Starc keeps Test hope alive as Copeland breaks down on steps

Mitchell Starc

Andrew Wu Mitchell Starc was outdone by his fellow NSW quicks but, unlike injured Trent Copeland, he has another chance to earn a recall for the second Test in Adelaide.

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.

Ins and outs

The Hussey brothers; Michael and David.

Andrew Wu Michael Hussey's shock retirement forces a re-evaluation of the selection criteria leading into next year's Ashes series.

Ashes rethink has some bolters back in the mix

Usman Khawaja

Andrew Wu ''THE ground rules have changed.'' Michael Hussey's shock retirement has not only left Australia with a gaping hole in the top six but has also forced a re-evaluation of the selection criteria...

Six for 6: the middle-order options

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Andrew Wu The choices to consider for Mike Hussey's replacement in the batting order.

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Testing year starts on key but requires fine-tuning

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu MICHAEL CLARKE says Australia will head to the subcontinent as a work in progress after starting their most important year of Test cricket in recent memory with a series whitewash of Sri Lanka.

Big Bash League

Samuels doesn't court controversy, says ex-coach

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 06:  Shane Warne (L) of the Melbourne Stars has a heated exchange with Marlon Samuels of the Melbourne Renegades during the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Stars and the Melbourne Renegades at Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 6, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu FORMER West Indies coach John Dyson does not regard Marlon Samuels as a player who would antagonise opponents on the field as the fallout from his stoush with Shane Warne continued on Monday.

Take fight to Malinga: Jones

Lasith Malinga.

Andrew Wu Batting coach believes playing out speedster is not the right tactic.

Law aims to end spate of runouts

Missed out: opener Ed Cowan at the SCG.

Andrew Wu Australia's batting coach acknowledges the problem should be addressed urgently.


Henriques' effort goes unrewarded by selectors failing to show up

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24:  Moises Henriques of the Blues celebrates getting the wicket of Nathan Coulter-Nile of the Warriors during day one of the Sheffield Shield match between the New South Wales Blues and the Western Australia Warriors at Blacktown International Sportspark on January 24, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu MOISES HENRIQUES deemed NSW's Sheffield Shield match important enough to warrant catching an 11th-hour flight - but not so national selectors, none of whom were present to witness the final audition...

Hussey on shaky ground after ODI axing

David Hussey

Andrew Wu David Hussey's future as an international player appears bleak after the veteran was dumped.


Leap from seventh to a whisker from the top not impossible

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 11:  George Bailey of Australia bats during game one of the Commonwealth Bank One Day International series between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 11, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu REMARKABLY, underachieving Australia could vault from a world ranking of seventh to within a fraction of top spot in the next three weeks and George Bailey, the captain in the shortest format, admits...


Hughes rested from Manuka to prepare for India

Phillip Hughes

Andrew Wu In-form Australian batsman Phillip Hughes will miss next week's one-day international against the West Indies at Manuka Oval so he can have extra time acclimatising on the subcontinent before next...


Hughes to get head-start for Indian tour

Phil Hughes

Andrew Wu Opening batsmen set to miss the three matches of the one-day series against the Windies.