Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Australian selectors still testing line-up options for South Africa

Andrew Wu Alex Doolan, Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner locked in three-way battle for Test berth.

Cricket

Shaun Marsh recalled, George Bailey dropped for Australian cricket tour of South Africa

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Andrew Wu Australia have recalled Shaun Marsh for the three-Test tour of South Africa with George Bailey losing his place in the squad after a modest debut series in the Ashes.

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Alex Doolan, Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner in battle for George Bailey's South Africa tour spot

Shaun Marsh

Andrew Wu Alex Doolan, Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner are locked in a three-way battle for the Test berth vacated by George Bailey as selectors contemplate a reshuffle of the batting line-up for the series...

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Cricket

Sydney Thunder have a song, now they need a victory

The Tonk

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu They can't make the Big Bash League finals – in fact they're guaranteed the wooden spoon again – but Sydney Thunder have at least one good reason to upset cross-town rivals the Sixers...

Cricket

Test Cricket: On-song Nathan Lyon destined to prosper against Proteas, says Michael Hussey

Andrew Wu Michael Hussey says Nathan Lyon will head into Test series against South Africa in career-best form.

Cricket

Nathan Lyon is at his best to face South Africans, says Mike Hussey

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 25: Nathan Lyon of the Sixers looks on during the Big Bash League match between Sydney Thunder and the Sydney Sixers at ANZ Stadium on January 25, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Mike Hussey has declared Nathan Lyon will head into next month's Test series against South Africa in career-best form after finally having the full backing of national selectors.

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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The Tonk

It's just not cricket: Richie Benaud may have to sit out rest of the series

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Viewers eager for the return of Channel Nine commentary doyen Richie Benaud for the tail end of the Ashes series may have to brace themselves for disappointment.

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The Tonk

Bob Simpson tells cricket selectors to forget about age

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu FORMER national coach Bob Simpson wants Australia's selectors to continue picking the team on merit rather than age, despite the lack of youth in the Test side.

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Cricket

Phillip Hughes knocks on the Test door with another Sheffield Shield ton

Phil Hughes

Andrew Wu National selectors are forcing Phillip Hughes to be patient and the Test discard showed his native NSW on Monday he is more than adept at playing the waiting game by posting another Shield century.

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Five of the game's biggest questions that need urgent answers

Ricky Ponting

Andrew Wu Andrew Wu examines the key issues surrounding Australia's cricket team.

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Ashes to Ashes: rotation policy dead declares James Sutherland

James Sutherland.

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has declared the controversial rotation selection policy will be shelved for the upcoming Ashes campaigns as the fallout continues after Mickey Arthur's shock...

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Rotations also get axed

Michael Clarke and Darren Lehmann share a laugh.

Andrew Wu Controversial policy will be shelved for the Ashes campaigns after axing of coach.

Cricket

Rotation system follows Arthur out door for Ashes

Mitchell Starc

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland says the controversial rotation selection policy will be shelved for Ashes campaigns as the fallout continues from Mickey Arthur's axing.

Cricket

Haddin twist - gloveman to be Test vice-captain

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu, Chloe Saltau The soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday when Brad Haddin is confirmed as the new Test vice-captain, raising implications for the short-term future of...

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Haddin's new role has Wade on back foot

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu and Chloe Saltau Soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday.

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Marsh brothers dumped for ill-discipline

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Andrew Wu in Johannesburg The career of axed Test batsman Shaun Marsh took another turn for the worse on Tuesday after he was sensationally dumped from the Perth Scorchers team for a breach of discipline.

CA hoping Mitchell will learn from Shaun's slips

Shaun Marsh

Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu AUSTRALIAN cricketers committed to strict standards of behaviour during a recent honesty session in Darwin, but those values have not resonated with the Marsh brothers, Shaun and Mitchell.

Clark moves to keep Sixers ahead of pack

Brett Lee

Andrew Wu Every Big Bash team around the country will be hoping the Sydney Sixers become the victim of their own success or there may be no stopping the magenta juggernaut.

Hughes keen to impress against quick duo

Phil Hughes

Andrew Wu Facing Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander just got that bit tougher for Phil Hughes.