Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

David Warner vows to take the attack to South Africa's pace aces

Andrew Wu David Warner will fight fire with fire against South Africa's powerful pace attack, promising to maintain the aggressive attitude that delivered him so much success in the Ashes.

Cricket

Peter Siddle says Australia's bowlers are best in world as David Warner baits Proteas

Peter Siddle signing autographs with fans there to  celebrate the Ashes Series win at the Sydney Opera House. 7th January 2014
Photograph Dallas Kilponen

Andrew Wu Perhaps it was the hangover talking or a result of the confidence gained from belting England 5-0, or maybe a combination of the two, but Australia are talking a big game before taking on world No.

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David Warner vows to take on the South African pace attack

Party time: David Warner in Sydney on Tuesday.

Andrew Wu Opener says he will fight fire with fire against South Africa's powerful pace attack.

Cricket

Sydney Thunder admit mistake in signing Michael Clarke and David Warner

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Andrew Wu Sydney Thunder have conceded the decision to sign Australian captain Michael Clarke and David Warner was ill-advised due to the pair's limited availability for the franchise.

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Sheffield Shield final: NSW on the cusp of remarkable turnaround

Final countdown: Moises Henriques takes a screamer at Blues training in Canberra on Thursday.

Andrew Wu The adage that Australian cricket is strong when NSW is strong could not have rung more true in a summer where both country and state have made giant strides in the long climb back from the outhouse...

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Tim Bresnan's barrage in Brisbane heartens England

Bresnan

Andrew Wu England are a step closer to unleashing their first-choice pace attack against Australia after Tim Bresnan gave the visitors a much-needed morale boost with an excellent all-round return to...

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Big Bash: Indians ready to offer rich rewards for stars

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu This season's Big Bash tournament is shaping as a summer-long audition for a potentially lucrative Indian Premier League payday as the franchises circle prospective recruits for next year's...

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Twenty20 Big Bash to get even bigger

The Tonk

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia has set a goal of attracting an average TV audience of 500,000 viewers per game this season as the Big Bash crosses from Fox to Channel Ten.

Cricket

Australian batsmen vow to target Panesar

Monty Panesar

Andrew Wu Move is part of plan to grind England's pace bowlers into submission.

Cricket

Steve Smith takes a long time to become overnight sensation

Steve Smith

Andrew Wu Australia's in-form batsman has come a long way in a year, writes Andrew Wu.

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The Tonk

CA may set easier pace for Pat Cummins

The Tonk

Andrew Wu and Jesse Hogan Cricket Australia is seriously contemplating restricting Pat Cummins to limited-overs cricket until 2015 to shield the young pace ace from another injury.

Ashes 2013: Alastair Cook still believes he's the man to lead England

Andrew Wu Alastair Cook maintains he is the man to lead England out of the mire after another forgettable day at the office that left his team one match away from their second Ashes whitewash in seven years.

Cricket

Ashes: Alastair Cook wins toss, sends unchanged Australia in

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 03:  Australia captain Michael Clarke tosses the coin alongside England captain Alastair Cook ahead day one of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Australia's batsmen have been set the challenge of batting first on a lively SCG pitch after being sent in by Alastair Cook in the fifth Test.

Cricket

Ashes: Bright start at SCG but toothless tourists take foot off hosts' throat

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu The fifth Test may be only a day old but already there is an overwhelming sense of familiarity about it.

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Familiar story as Brad Haddin hammers England at the SCG

Brad Haddin.

Andrew Wu The fifth Test may only be a day old but already there is an overwhelming sense of familiarity about this game.

Cricket

Bye, George? Schedule means Bailey could still miss South Africa series

George Bailey in the Second innings Australia batting on Day two, Australia vs England in the fifth test ashes series at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,4th January,2014

Andrew Wu The format which delivered George Bailey the chance to earn his baggy green is now throwing the batsman a Test lifeline but a tight schedule means he is no sure thing to take on South Africa even if...

Cricket

George Bailey may miss South African tour because of cricket schedule

Andrew Wu Tight schedule means Tasmanian no sure thing to take on South Africa even if selected.

Cricket

Australia talks the talk before taking on world No.1 South Africa

Best pace attack? Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle after the fifth Ashes Test win on Sunday.

Andrew Wu Australia warns Proteas to brace for a repeat of the sledging that occurred in the Ashes.

Cricket

Nic Maddinson keeps on scoring fans after classy knock for NSW Blues in Ryobi Cup

Nic Maddinson

Andrew Wu It came in a dead rubber against a side out of contention but Nic Maddinson gave another demonstration on Tuesday of the reason he has excited many high up in Australian cricket.

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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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