Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

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

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.

Stephen O'Keefe to get a spin with Test team in UAE

Late bloomer: NSW spinner Stephen O'Keefe.

Andrew Wu There was a time when Stephen O'Keefe felt his style of spin bowling was not respected by the key decision-makers in Australian cricket.

Steve O'Keefe, Mitchell Marsh and Glenn Maxwell called in to Test squad

Got his big break: Steve O'Keefe.

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Perennially overlooked, Steve O'Keefe will finally get the opportunity to prove himself at the highest level after being selected in Australia's touring party to the United Arab Emirates next month...

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Arthur warns Australians on size of rebuilding task

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Chris Barrett, Perth and Andrew Wu, Sydney Australia has enjoyed a glorious summer but it is not the start of a golden era.

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Arthur says age problems still remain

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Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Australia have enjoyed a glorious summer against England but with a team featuring two 36-year-olds and five others over 31 it is not necessarily the start of a new golden era.

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Kevin Pietersen 'good as gold' for England duties

Kevin Pietersen leaves the field after being dismissed in the second innings at perth.

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen reaffirms his commitment to playing for England after being drawn into the drama arising from the shock departure of Graeme Swann.

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Piers Morgan prepares to face Brett Lee, despite risk to health

CNN host Piers Morgan

Andrew Wu Piers Morgan – talk-show host, former newspaper editor and cricket tragic – is talking tough as he prepares to take on Brett Lee in the nets.

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Fitness concerns surround Australia's Ryan Harris and Shane Watson

Ryan Harris attempts to run out Kevin Pietersen off his own bowling.

Andrew Wu Selectors face balancing act in finishing series on a high without harming prospects in South Africa.

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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Chris Rogers relishing chance to rest up before facing Proteas

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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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Ashes: Alastair Cook wins toss, sends unchanged Australia in

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 03:  Australia captain Michael Clarke tosses the coin alongside England captain Alastair Cook ahead day one of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Australia's batsmen have been set the challenge of batting first on a lively SCG pitch after being sent in by Alastair Cook in the fifth Test.

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Ashes: Ryan Harris keen to keep body together for 2015 series

Andrew Wu Ryan Harris has set himself the ambitious goal of playing in another Ashes series.

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Ashes: Ryan Harris wants another crack at the Poms

Ryan Harris

Andrew Wu Ryan Harris has set himself the ambitious goal of playing in another Ashes series.

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Monty Panesar struggling to find form on and off the pitch

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Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett Monty Panesar does not seem to be having much success on and off the field.

Cricket

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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South Africa's fiery top order to bring Australians back to earth

Graeme Smith

Andrew Wu The Australian attack hailed by its own dressing room as the best in the world is about to find South Africa's front-line batsmen a far tougher proposition than the waning English line-up they...

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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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Shaun Marsh recalled, George Bailey dropped for Australian cricket tour of South Africa

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Andrew Wu Australia have recalled Shaun Marsh for the three-Test tour of South Africa with George Bailey losing his place in the squad after a modest debut series in the Ashes.

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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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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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