Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

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Doug Bollinger's fizz has Darren Lehmann bubbling over

Andrew Wu National coach Darren Lehmann has filled forgotten speedster Doug Bollinger with renewed optimism for an international recall after nearly two years in the wilderness.

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Doug Bollinger heartened by Darren Lehmann's praise

Doug Bollinger

Andrew Wu Doug Bollinger says Darren Lehmann gave him a big confidence boost during his short stint with the Test squad during the Ashes.

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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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Bollinger gets his fizz back

Andrew Wu Forgotten speedster still harbours hopes of another crack at the highest level.

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Pietersen 'fine' for first Test

HOBART, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 09:  Kevin Pietersen of England leaves the field as rain stops play during day four of the tour match between Australia A and England at Blundstone Arena on November 9, 2013 in Hobart, Australia.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen is downplaying the seriousness of the knee problem that has him in doubt for the first Test

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The Ashes: Kevin Pietersen's knee, rain trouble England

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen is downplaying the seriousness of the knee problem that has him in doubt for the first Test, as England's meticulous Ashes preparation continues to be foiled by injuries and bad...

Peter Nevill set to captain NSW Blues in Sheffield Shield

Peter Nevill

Andrew Wu Victorian-born and raised Peter Nevill will captain NSW at first-class level for the first time when the Blues take on Queensland in the Sheffield Shield game starting on Friday at the SCG.

Bollinger stakes claim for international recall

Doug Bollinger

Andrew Wu As Mitchell Johnson revives his Test career, another left-arm quick thought to be past his use-by date, Doug Bollinger, is staking his claim for another crack at international level.

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I could face Johnson, says lippy Piers Morgan

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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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Pointless NSW Blues focus on positives after Sheffield Shield loss to Redbacks

Trent Copeland

Andrew Wu NSW believe they have built a solid platform from which to launch at the Shield title despite relinquishing top spot with a loss to South Australia on Wednesday.

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Fitness concerns surround Australia's Ryan Harris and Shane Watson

Ryan Harris attempts to run out Kevin Pietersen off his own bowling.

Andrew Wu Selectors face balancing act in finishing series on a high without harming prospects in South Africa.

Selectors may step in with Proteas looming

Peter Siddle

Andrew Wu Darren Lehmann's commitment to shelving Cricket Australia's controversial rotation policy is set for the biggest test of his short reign before the Ashes finale in Sydney.

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Hopefuls need one thing: runs

George Bailey

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke has thrown down the gauntlet to batsmen around the country.

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Henriques the star as Sydney Sixers defeat Chennai Super Kings

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Andrew Wu Sydney Sixers are shaping as one of the teams to beat in the Champions League after Moises Henriques produced a match-winning performance to slay Twenty20 giants Chennai Super Kings in their opening...

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Hussey endorses decision to send Watson home

Michael Hussey playing for the Chennai Super Kings against the Sydney Sixers in Johannesburg on Sunday.

Andrew Wu in Cape Town Michael Hussey was critical of the Champions League's interference with Australia's Test preparations in 2010, so it's no surprise he has endorsed Cricket Australia's controversial decision to send...

Batsmen fuel doubt

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Andrew Wu Australia's batsmen forget their lines in final dress rehearsal before first Test.

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Haddin keeps Wade on toes with ton

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu BRAD HADDIN may no longer be Australia's No.1 wicketkeeper, but the veteran delivered national selectors another reminder on Tuesday why he is far from a spent force.

Haddin sounds warning with ton

Brad Haddin in full flow against the Bushrangers.

Andrew Wu Brad Haddin believes he is in career-best form after delivering national selectors another reminder.

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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.