Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Injured Michael Clarke to miss Shield final

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke has been ruled out of this week's Sheffield Shield final due to a fractured shoulder.

Cricket

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson are back on good terms after a rocky patch

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson.

Andrew Wu The once turbulent relationship between Michael Clarke and Shane Watson continues to improve.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: Michael Clarke praises Shane Watson

Shane Watson, Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu The once turbulent relationship between Michael Clarke and Shane Watson continued to improve after the captain paid tribute to his former deputy's selflessness in the third Ashes Test in Perth.

Cricket

Michael Clarke may have tossed it away if it wasn't for quicks

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke did not know what to do when he won the toss at the MCG on Thursday, but the form of Australia's resurgent fast bowlers meant there were no Boxing Day blushes for their captain.

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Michael Clarke hails the renaissance of Mitchell Johnson

It's all good: Mitchell Johnson joins in the fun with fans at the SCG.

Andrew Wu Only seven men have collected more than the 37 wickets Johnson snared this summer.

Cricket

I told you so: Michael Clarke lauds Mitchell Johnson's performance

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson vindicated Michael Clarke's deep show of faith in him by turning in some of the most lethal spells of pace bowling the captain has seen and claiming the man-of-the-series award in...

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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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Ricky Ponting says there is no bad blood with Michael Clarke

ponting

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting believes he has mended bridges with Michael Clarke but says he is "offended" by accusations from Mark Taylor that he did not respect the sanctity of the Australian dressing room.

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Michael Clarke to miss last round of Shield games but batting line-up in form

Clarke on Ashes loss (Thumbnail)

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke will miss the final round of Shield games before the first Test but knows most of his batting line-up are fit and in form in the countdown to the Ashes.

John Buchanan says Michael Clarke's team can overcome Alastair Cook's dull tactics to win the Ashes

John Buchanan.

Andrew Wu John Buchanan, the architect of Australia's last Ashes triumph, believes Michael Clarke's team has the firepower to exploit England's dour and predictable game plan and return the urn to these shores.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: Nine apologises to Michael Clarke for sledge blooper

Michael Clarke of Australia and James Anderson.

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Channel Nine has apologised to Michael Clarke after the Australian captain was charged and fined for a verbal tirade at England tailender James Anderson that was picked up by the broadcaster's stump...

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Channel Nine sorry over Michael Clarke sledge error

Michael Clarke of Australia and James Anderson of England exchange words.

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Channel Nine has apologised to Michael Clarke after the Australian captain was fined by the ICC for a verbal tirade at England tailender James Anderson that was picked up by the broadcaster's stump...

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Michael Clarke called Shane Watson a 'cancer' on the team says former coach Mickey Arthur

Mickey Arthur

Andrew Wu and Chris Barrett Michael Clarke described teammate Shane Watson as a "cancer" on the Australian cricket team, according to documents lodged by Mickey Arthur as part of a $4 million claim against Cricket Australia.

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Steve Rixon has 'little respect' for Cricket Australia after being axed

The Tonk

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu You get the impression Steve Rixon knows he will not be in the queue for a job at Cricket Australia any time soon.

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Mitchell Johnson already has Proteas rattled, says Pat Cummins

Andrew Wu Pat Cummins says Australia noticed the trepidation of South Africa's batsmen when facing Mitchell Johnson just over two years ago – even when the left-arm paceman was suffering an alarming crisis in...

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Paceman Pat Cummins says the South Africans fear Mitch Johnson

Pat Cummins

Andrew Wu Comments provide fresh insight into level of confidence in Australian fast bowling camp.

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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.

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$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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Mallett urges England to pick Panesar for Adelaide Test

Monty Panesar

Andrew Wu Attack Graeme Swann at your peril. That is the warning from Ashley Mallett.

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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.