Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Long road back to top littered with bumps

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.

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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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Ashes: Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook clashed at SCG Test

Kevin Pietersen

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook were involved in a ''heated'' discussion at the SCG on the eve of the fifth Test.

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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.

Big, brash: How your team will fare this season

Big Bash league.

Jesse Hogan and Andrew Wu Your guide to the upcoming Big Bash series, Australia's premier T20 tournament.

Wade prepared to fill void left by Hussey

Photograph shows Australian wickett Keeper Matt Wade during a press conference this afternoon.Photograph by Dean sewell.S.M.H.News.Taken Monday 31st Decemeber 2012.

Andrew Wu MATTHEW WADE is bracing to be rotated out of the team for the ODI series but has declared he is ready to take on the challenge of batting at No. 6 after Michael Hussey's shock retirement.

Bravado returns as sweep looms

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Andrew Wu Australia have their eyes set on a second whitewash of the summer when they tackle West Indies in game four of their one-day international series in Sydney on Friday.

There's no 'rest' for the wicketkeeper

The new boys: Matthew Wade and George Bailey at the SCG preparing for the Twenty20 series.

Andrew Wu, Sydney Brad Haddin finds it hard to relax as he braces for the end of his limited-overs career.

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Wade's long trip to a baggy green

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 05:  Matthew Wade of Australia fields during game one of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series between Australia and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 5, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Bridgetown, Barbados: Matthew Wade is used to leaving his comfort zone to chase a dream and conditions do not come much more foreign than the Caribbean where the wicketkeeper will make his Test debut...

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Haddin is our No.1 keeper, says Clarke

Michael Clarke and coach Mickey Arthur chat during a nets session.

Andrew Wu, Roseau, Dominica Skipper's backing will count for plenty, but his voice is one of five at the selection table.

Haddin's future at risk after Wade ton

Brad Haddin of Australia waits to bat during an Australian training session at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 1, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

Andrew Wu John Inverarity showed how ruthless he could be last summer by ending Ricky Ponting's ODI career, and his panel face another gut-wrenching decision later this year as they deliberate whether Matthew...

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Wade in the driver's seat

Matthew Wade.

Andrew Wu, Roseau, Dominica Matthew Wade's maiden Test century dramatically alters the landscape in Australia's wicketkeeping stakes.