Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Moises Henriques at last becomes the here-and-now man with powerful Sheffield Shield return

Andrew Wu Moises Henriques has been the Everywhere Man, Nearly Man and Nowhere Man rolled into one this season but on Sunday he unleashed two months of pent-up rage against South Australia by blasting a...

Cricket

Sydney Sixers shattered Mitchell Starc not available for Big Bash

Mitchell Starc

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia's plan to ease Mitchell Starc back into international cricket leaves the Sydney Sixers unhappy at their lack of access to the fast bowler.

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Cricket

Sydney Sixers want dispensation for absences

Moises Henriques

Andrew Wu The Sydney Sixers are at loggerheads with Cricket Australia over a bid to allow a last-minute addition to their squad as they battle a player drain that has left them with a threadbare roster heading...

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Cricket

Concerns over stadium surface after Stephen O'Keefe injury

Stephen O'Keefe

Andrew Wu The Australian cricket players union has received complaints from its members over the surface at ANZ Stadium as it emerged Stephen O'Keefe is facing a possible shoulder reconstruction after an...

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Cricket

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.

Cricket

IPL scouts to eye Big Bash players

John Hastings.

Andrew Wu This season's Big Bash tournament is shaping as a summer-long audition for the Indian Premier League.

Cricket

Big Bash: Indians ready to offer rich rewards for stars

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu This season's Big Bash tournament is shaping as a summer-long audition for a potentially lucrative Indian Premier League payday as the franchises circle prospective recruits for next year's...

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Cricket

Sydney Sixers top Hobart Hurricanes in final-over thriller

Steve Smith

Andrew Wu Brett Lee lost the war of words but had the last laugh after the Sydney Sixers came back from the brink of defeat to beat the Hobart Hurricanes in a Big Bash League thriller on Wednesday night.

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Cricket

Players on board with leadership initiative aimed to unearth future captains

Ashton Agar

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia is putting a host of Australia's brightest young stars through a leadership program that has the potential to unearth the next two long-term Test captains.

Bollinger stakes claim for international recall

Doug Bollinger

Andrew Wu As Mitchell Johnson revives his Test career, another left-arm quick thought to be past his use-by date, Doug Bollinger, is staking his claim for another crack at international level.

Twenty20

Hot pace will make Sixers hard to beat

Steve Smith.

Andrew Wu Sydney Sixers will start their Champions League Twenty20 campaign with their confidence sky high after crushing tournament favourite Delhi Daredevils in a practice match at Centurion on Thursday.

Cricket

Watson guides Sixers into semis

Shane Watson.

Andrew Wu Shane Watson ensures a Champions League semis berth for Sydney Sixers.

Cricket

Sixers continue winning streak in Champions League

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Andrew Wu Sydney Sixers showed they will be the team to beat in the Champions League after continuing their winning run with a 12-run victory over Mumbai Indians on Monday.

Pedestrian Tendulkar may be at the end of the road

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Andrew Wu Sachin Tendulkar has given Australians another reminder of his fading powers.

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Henriques hungry to feast on big break

Moises Henriques

Andrew Wu It's a case of feast after famine for Moises Henriques as the all-rounder continued his rise through the ranks of Australian cricket yesterday.

Cricket

Drama as Sixers reach Champions League T20 final

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Andrew Wu Pat Cummins turned from villain to hero as the Sydney Sixers climbed out of a hole the teenager helped dig to beat South African franchise the Titans by two wickets in a last-ball thriller and...

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.

Cricket

Thumb injury rules Haddin out

Brad Haddin.

Andrew Wu Brad Haddin will not play in NSW's Shield game against Queensland after withdrawing due to a thumb injury.

Ok, here's the dope: dressing room clash could be on the cards following teammate's dob job

The Tonk

ANDREW WU and CHRIS BARRETT When South Africa last toured Australia, Simon Katich and Michael Clarke starred in one of Australian sport's most famous, or infamous, bust-ups.

Quiney stakes claim to be in Test mix

African appeal: Imran Tahir asks the question at the SCG.

Andrew Wu Left-handed opener shows why he deserves to be in line for higher honours.