Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Sheffield Shield final: NSW on the cusp of remarkable turnaround

Final countdown: Moises Henriques takes a screamer at Blues training in Canberra on Thursday.

Andrew Wu The adage that Australian cricket is strong when NSW is strong could not have rung more true in a summer where both country and state have made giant strides in the long climb back from the outhouse...

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Cricket

Watson's rest raises ire

Stuart Clark.

Andrew Wu and Chris Barrett Sydney Sixers boss slams decision to withdraw Shane Watson midway through Twenty20 Champions League campaign in South Africa, saying Cricket Australia's high-performance team ''don't give two hoots''...

Cricket

Angry Clark hits out at CA over Watson withdrawal

Shane Watson

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett SYDNEY SIXERS boss Stuart Clark has slammed the decision to withdraw Shane Watson midway through their Twenty20 Champions League campaign in South Africa, saying Cricket Australia's high-performance...

Richards' flying start helps Sixers soar

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Andrew Wu The Sydney Sixers' hot run in South Africa is boosting Corey Richards' coaching credentials.

Cricket

Hits, and lots of giggles for Thornely

Dominic Thornely

Andrew Wu DURBAN: They might be playing for a $US2.5 million ($2.41 million) bounty but the Sydney Sixers' relaxed attitude is being credited with their unbeaten run at the Champions League.

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.

Cummins investigates niggling soreness

Corey Brown

Chloe Saltau and Andrew Wu Pat Cummins was sore during final week of Sydney Sixers' Champions League campaign.

Cummins injury raises sore point in Sixers' crowning glory

Patrick Cummins

Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu Patrick Cummins was sore for the final week of the Sydney Sixers' Champions League campaign, raising questions about whether the young fast bowler should have played the final stages of the lucrative...

Howard takes blame for all-rounder's injury

Pat Howard

Andrew Wu PAT HOWARD is taking responsibility for Shane Watson's latest injury, which has highlighted the conflict between Cricket Australia's high-performance department and its commercial arm.

Cricket

Howard takes the blame for Watson injury

Shane Watson.

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia's performance manager is taking responsibility for Shane Watson's injury, which has again highlighted the conflict between Cricket Australia's high-performance department and its...

Fourth umpire armed with extra large box of pills to counter headache of lost balls

The Tonk

The Tonk, ANDREW WU, CHLOE SALTAU The construction zone surrounding half the Adelaide Oval was always going to throw up a potential minefield of problems locating cricket balls directed over the fence.

Jeff's what the doctor ordered on a docile pitch, but name behind Lyon's new doosra remains an enigma

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu MYSTERY surrounds the origins of the name behind Nathan Lyon's new alternative, back-spinning delivery.

The quicks and the dread: the secret weapons of summer

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14:  Mitchell Starc of Australia celebrates after taking the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar of India during day two of the Third Test match between Australia and India at WACA on January 14, 2012 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Hamish Blair/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu THEY are the pacemen identified to bowl Australia through what national selectors hope will be another triumphant summer, and are likely to form the cornerstone of the bid to regain the urn next year.

Cricket

Six-pack of options, but who stays home?

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Andrew Wu examines the strengths and weaknesses of the six fast bowling candidates for the third Test in Perth.

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Bird's call-up has father on the wing

The Tonk

Andrew Wu JACKSON BIRD'S shock Test debut forced his father Ian to change his Christmas and New Year plans. Ian had been planning to fly from Romania to watch Bird wear the green of the Melbourne Stars in...

English batsman flies in to flay the Sixers

Alex Hales

Andrew Wu Marlon Samuels' misfortune shared by the Sydney Sixers on Wednesday night.

NSW job not for Clark

Stuart Clark.

Andrew Wu, Sydney Former paceman rules himself out of the running to be Cricket New South Wales' next chief.