Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

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: schoolboy Jake Doran named in Chairman's XI to face England

Jake Doran

Andrew Wu Former Test great Greg Chappell has likened Sydney schoolboy Jake Doran to Michael Hussey, and the 16-year-old will get the chance to show why later this month after being picked by Cricket Australia...

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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.

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Australia's Ashes team has tough road ahead to become world's best

Phillip Hughes of Australia bats during day two of the Third Test

Andrew Wu Australia could make a credible claim to being the world's best team.

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Sydney Thunder likely forced out of home by Asian Cup fixtures

Blake Dean

Andrew Wu Sydney Thunder are considering moving games from ANZ Stadium next season and could even play a match in Canberra because of a fixture clash with football's Asian Cup.

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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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Mitchell Johnson set to strike it rich in IPL auction

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's successful return to the elite ranks of international cricket will result in him competing with David Warner as Australia's most valuable Twenty20 player at next month's Indian...

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Sydney Sixers gear up for finals by beating Sydney Thunder

Mark Cosgrove

Andrew Wu Sydney Sixers remain in contention for a home semi-final after defeating cross-town rivals Sydney Thunder but their victory came at a heavy cost with Stephen O'Keefe in doubt for the finals.

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Australian batting form gives Ashes campaign a lift

Australia's Chris Rogers

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke knows the bulk of his batting line-up is fit and in form in the countdown to the Ashes.

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Schoolboy Jake Doran has been named by Cricket Australia to play England

Jake Doran.

Andrew Wu Sixteen-year-old schoolboy Jake Doran will get a shot at England later this month, after being picked in a Chairman's XI side to face the tourists in a two-day match in Alice Springs.

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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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Hussey leaves Champions League for personal reasons

Michael Hussey.

Andrew Wu Michael Hussey has made an early exit from the Champions League due to personal reasons.

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Smith 'quietly confident' Proteas will still be No. 1 after Australian tour

Graeme Smith

Andrew Wu Johannesburg: The South Africans have vowed they will let their actions on the field do the talking for them as they aim to preserve their standing as the supreme team in Test cricket in the next...

Test batsmen falter as Proteas pace aces loom

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu AUSTRALIA'S batsmen forgot their lines on Friday in their final dress rehearsal before taking on the might of South Africa's star-studded pace attack in next week's first Test.

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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Twenty Twenty20 moments

Chris Gayle

Andrew Wu The shortest form of cricket played at an international level has come a long way in a short time.

The top twenty memories of the Twenty20

Shane Warne

Andrew Wu Born in England and raised in India, Twenty20 cricket has provided some memorable moments in its short history.

Big, brash: How your team will fare this season

Big Bash league.

Jesse Hogan and Andrew Wu Your guide to the upcoming Big Bash series, Australia's premier T20 tournament.

Ins and outs

The Hussey brothers; Michael and David.

Andrew Wu Michael Hussey's shock retirement forces a re-evaluation of the selection criteria leading into next year's Ashes series.