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

South Africa's fiery top order to bring Australians back to earth

Graeme Smith

Andrew Wu The Australian attack hailed by its own dressing room as the best in the world is about to find South Africa's front-line batsmen a far tougher proposition than the waning English line-up they...

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Cricket

Gibbs tips Proteas' experience to overwhelm Clarke's men

Herschelle Gibbs

Andrew Wu CAPE TOWN: Former South African star Herschelle Gibbs says the mental frailties that led to his country being labelled the chokers of world cricket will not stop the Proteas from comfortably...

Cricket

Steyn shows he's up to speed for series opener

South Africa's Dale Steyn.

Andrew Wu South African Dale Steyn completed his preparations for the first Test by bowling what one teammate has described as the fastest spell he has seen from the speedster in 'six or seven years'.

Not Warne out by talk

Nathan Lyon

Andrew Wu Nathan Lyon starred in his Test debut last year when Australian cricket was in turmoil.

Lyon would welcome Warne back with open arms

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 25:  Nathan Lyon of Australia unsuccessfully appeals during day four of the Second Test Match between Australia and South Africa at Adelaide Oval on November 25, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu NATHAN LYON starred on Test debut last year when Australian cricket was in turmoil, and he is taking an equally unflappable approach after being dragged into the spotlight by Shane Warne's flirtation...

After captain Clarke's record-breaking year, focus quickly shifts towards India and the old enemy

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu The year was only five days old but Michael Clarke had already stamped his mark on 2012. When the Australian captain strode to the wicket midway through the final session on the first day of the...