Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Alex Doolan ready to face might of the Proteas

Alex Doolan

Andrew Wu GOOD judges in Tasmania knew Alex Doolan had the talent, but it was not until he moved to Hobart to become a groundsman that the career of the man set to be Australia's 437th Test cricketer kicked on.

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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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Injured Michael Clarke to miss Shield final

Michael Clarke

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

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England peaked against South Africa, says Ken Schofield

Ken Schofield.

Andrew Wu An architect of resurgence of English cricket believes team does not need wholesale changes.

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Ashes 2013: England have been on slide for 18 months, says Ken Schofield

Ken Schofield

Andrew Wu One of the architects of the resurgence of English cricket, which came to a screeching halt this summer, believes Andy Flower's team peaked 18 months before they surrendered the urn to Australia.

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Chris Rogers relishing chance to rest up before facing Proteas

Cricket. Chris Rogers.
Photo: Edwina Pickles. 31st Dec 2013.

Andrew Wu Chris Rogers is set to take a break after the fifth Test before he takes on the might of Dale Steyn and co in South Africa next month.

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Australia talks the talk before taking on world No.1 South Africa

Best pace attack? Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle after the fifth Ashes Test win on Sunday.

Andrew Wu Australia warns Proteas to brace for a repeat of the sledging that occurred in the Ashes.

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David Warner vows to take the attack to South Africa's pace aces

David Warner

Andrew Wu David Warner will fight fire with fire against South Africa's powerful pace attack, promising to maintain the aggressive attitude that delivered him so much success in the Ashes.

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Peter Siddle says Australia's bowlers are best in world as David Warner baits Proteas

Peter Siddle signing autographs with fans there to  celebrate the Ashes Series win at the Sydney Opera House. 7th January 2014
Photograph Dallas Kilponen

Andrew Wu Perhaps it was the hangover talking or a result of the confidence gained from belting England 5-0, or maybe a combination of the two, but Australia are talking a big game before taking on world No.

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David Warner vows to take on the South African pace attack

Party time: David Warner in Sydney on Tuesday.

Andrew Wu Opener says he will fight fire with fire against South Africa's powerful pace attack.

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Australian selectors still testing line-up options for South Africa

 Alex Doolan.

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

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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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Kallis sends a scare through Proteas camp

South Africa's Jacques Kallis

Andrew Wu, Johannesburg South Africa's champion all-rounder Jacques Kallis sent a scare through the Proteas camp after hurting his finger during a game in the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday night.

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Warner ready to step up to Test

David Warner.

Andrew Wu, Johannesburg Test opener David Warner will enter battle against a South African pace attack he rates as the world's best outside Australia on the back of only one first-class match in six months - but says he is...

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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...

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Danger duo out to halt Australia's resurgence

Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu IT WAS almost as if they scripted it. More than half the South African touring party had come through the arrivals section at Sydney International Airport in dribs and drabs, making their way past...

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.

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.

'Worst' pace attack won't test batsmen, says Hogg

Rodney Hogg

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu SRI LANKA'S fast bowling attack is the worst to come to Australia and will not give the home team any clarity about its top order by the summer's end, says former Test paceman Rodney Hogg.