Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Ashes hero Mitchell Johnson could reap multimillion-dollar payday

Mitchell Johnson is set for a big payday.

Andrew Wu Rejuvenated paceman likely to be given hefty pay rise by Cricket Australia in next contract period

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson hot streak set to bring million-dollar rewards

 Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's Ashes heroics are set to reap the reborn superstar a multimillion-dollar payday through potentially lucrative deals on and off the field.

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Cricket

Ashes 2013: Merv Hughes backs Mitchell Johnson to take 300 Test wickets

Merv Hughes

Andrew Wu Merv Hughes, one of the selectors who gave Mitchell Johnson his international debut, is urging the panel not to overtax the star left-armer in the fear it could lead to a premature end of his golden...

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Cricket

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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Cricket

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...

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson wins 2014 Allan Border Medal

Allan Border medal 2014 winner Mitchell Johnson
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January 20 2014

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's return to the elite ranks of the game in this country was formally acknowledged on Monday night when the born-again paceman added Australian cricket's highest individual honour to...

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Cricket

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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Cricket

Speedster Mitchell Johnson to target English bats Cook and Trott

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson believes he is bowling faster than he ever has, and has vowed to give Jonathan Trott and Alastair Cook a thorough going over with the short ball in the first Test.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: Mitchell Johnson to go for Poms' throats

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson says he is bowling faster than he ever has, and has vowed to give Jonathan Trott and Alastair Cook a good going over with the short ball in the first Test.

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THE TONK

Mitchell Johnson turns to war hero for help toughening up

The Tonk

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Australian war hero Ben Roberts-Smith has emerged as a key man behind Mitchell Johnson’s rise from the international wilderness.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: Brett Lee backs Mitchell Johnson to rattle Poms

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Former Test speedster Brett Lee says Mitchell Johnson is back to the form that made him one of the most feared bowlers in international cricket and declared him ready to shake up England this summer.

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson has the pace to rattle England, says Brett Lee

Mitchell Johnson.

Andrew Wu Former Test speedster Brett Lee says Mitchell Johnson is back to the form that made him one of the most feared bowlers in cricket.

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson likely to be a real handful, says former England captain Michael Vaughan

Mitchell Johnson.

Andrew Wu Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes Mitchell Johnson's tendency to blow hot and cold is a thing of the past after the left-armer produced the most ''hostile'' pace performance he has seen...

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Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith's wisdom revived Ashes star Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Australian war hero Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith gave Mitchell Johnson a day in the life of an SAS soldier and taught him a lesson that helped transform the once fragile paceman into a world beater...

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Cricket

Mitchell Johnson trained by Australian war hero Ben Roberts-Smith

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Australian war hero taught paceman a life lesson that has helped transform him.

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

Fans in a blister as KP soaks up the rays

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu LYING poolside sans shirt, Kevin Pietersen is without a care in the world.

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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The Tonk: Richard Hadlee savages Brett Lee for 'brutal assault' on Piers Morgan

The Tonk

Andrew Wu New Zealand’s greatest cricketer, Richard Hadlee, has launched a savage attack on Brett Lee for his ‘‘brutal assault’’ on Piers Morgan and called for cricket authorities to sanction the speedster.