Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Phillip Hughes knocks on the Test door with another Sheffield Shield ton

Andrew Wu National selectors are forcing Phillip Hughes to be patient and the Test discard showed his native NSW on Monday he is more than adept at playing the waiting game by posting another Shield century.

Long road back to top littered with bumps

Nic Maddinson

Andrew Wu Australian cricket has had its share of false dawns in recent years. Remember the series win in South Africa in 2009 that was supposed to usher in another golden era of Australian domination? Or the...

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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.

The Tonk

Monty Panesar struggling to find form on and off the pitch

The Tonk

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

Cricket

George Bailey hopes to echo debut of one-test wonder Moss

George Bailey

Andrew Wu It will be a dream start to the Ashes for Australia if George Bailey fares as well on Test debut as Jeff Moss, though the Tasmanian will be hoping that's where the similarities end.

George Bailey can learn from one-Test wonder Jeff Moss in Ashes

George Bailey

Andrew Wu It will be a dream start to the Ashes for Australia if George Bailey fares as well on his Test debut as Jeff Moss - although the Tasmanian will be hoping that's where the similarities end.

Peter Nevill set to captain NSW Blues in Sheffield Shield

Peter Nevill

Andrew Wu Victorian-born and raised Peter Nevill will captain NSW at first-class level for the first time when the Blues take on Queensland in the Sheffield Shield game starting on Friday at the SCG.

Cricket

I could face Johnson, says lippy Piers Morgan

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu England's batsmen have had all sorts of drama facing Mitchell Johnson but one of their cocky countrymen reckons he'd be up to the task.

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Call to review restrictions on young quicks

James Pattinson

Andrew Wu Sports science experts calls for Cricket Australia to review over restrictions at junior level.

Physio thinks again on bowling limits

Patrick Cummins

Andrew Wu JOHANNESBURG: One of the sports science experts who spearheaded the introduction of bowling restrictions has called for Cricket Australia to review the controversial policy at junior level.

The Tonk

Andrew Wu and Chris Barrett There is a race being waged by rival television broadcasters to launch their new toys first.

Ponting-Waugh record set to stand test of time

The Tonk

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett RECORDS are made to be broken but Steve Waugh's position at the top of the table for most appearances in the baggy green is likely to stand the test of time.

Thorough exam to come for Hughes

Phil Hughes

Andrew Wu IT MAY not be the green monster that devoured him last year but Phillip Hughes's remodelled technique is set to receive a stern first-up examination when he resumes his Test career on the...

Clarke gears up for India test

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu MICHAEL CLARKE embarked on Tuesday on the first leg of three potentially career-defining series with question marks over his fitness and uncertainty over the team that must defy recent history to...

Clarke up for the challenge

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu Uncertainty over team that must defy recent history to regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

Cricket

Haddin's new role has Wade on back foot

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu and Chloe Saltau Soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday.

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Past captains believe Watson is key to wresting back urn from old foe

watson

Andrew Wu To many, Shane Watson was the face of Australia's failure in India but the last two men to lead the country to Ashes glory in England - Mark Taylor and Steve Waugh - believe he is the key to wresting...

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Waugh slams selectors on Ponting

Leaders: Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke.

Andrew Wu Ricky Ponting first Australian captain in nearly 29 years to regain reins after stepping down.

Good luck or good management?

Andrew Wu Once, any silverware worth winning in world cricket was in Cricket Australia's trophy cabinet.

Selectors to promote fresh faces

John Inverarity.

Andrew Wu, Sydney Runs now hold a higher currency in John Inverarity's regime than reputation.