Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Agar teams with Matthews

Andrew Wu New kid on the block bids to reclaim a berth in Australia's side for the Ashes series.

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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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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Coach Cathryn Fitzpatrick a fan of CA Southern Stars contract system

That winning feeling: Who said money didn't lead to happiness?

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia's decision to implement changes which made the Southern Stars the highest-paid female sporting team in the country has been hailed as a key factor in the team's third consecutive...

Ante Covic cries foul as Wanderers keeper says decision cost his side dearly in grand final

Ante Covic can't stop the Roar's equalising goal by Besart Berisha.

Andrew Wu An angry Ante Covic has called Football Federation Australia to use "neutral" referees in all matches after Western Sydney were denied what he believes was a foul leading up to Brisbane's...

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Mallett urges England to pick Panesar for Adelaide Test

Monty Panesar

Andrew Wu Attack Graeme Swann at your peril. That is the warning from Ashley Mallett.

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Graeme Swann seeks inside edge in Adelaide Ashes Test

Graeme Swann

Andrew Wu Graeme Swann has linked up with former Australian spin great Ashley Mallett in a bid to lift his flagging fortunes and bowl England to a series-levelling victory in Adelaide.

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Swann seeks help from local spin great

England captain Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann, Joe Root and Matt Prior take part in a slip-catching drill  at Adelaide Oval.

Andrew Wu England offie seeks advice from Ashley Mallett in a bid to lift his flagging fortunes.

Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith's wisdom revived Ashes star Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Australian war hero Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith gave Mitchell Johnson a day in the life of an SAS soldier and taught him a lesson that helped transform the once fragile paceman into a world beater...

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Mitchell Johnson trained by Australian war hero Ben Roberts-Smith

Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Australian war hero taught paceman a life lesson that has helped transform him.

Ryan Carters inspired by Brad Haddin ... and Henry David Thoreau

Cricket. NSW wicketkeeper/ Batsman Ryan Carters athe SCG.
Friday 6th December, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Andrew Wu Ryan Carters was the dux of his school in his final year and he is now working his way to the head of the class in NSW cricket.

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Moises Henriques at last becomes the here-and-now man with powerful Sheffield Shield return

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Andrew Wu Moises Henriques has been the Everywhere Man, Nearly Man and Nowhere Man rolled into one this season but on Sunday he unleashed two months of pent-up rage against South Australia by blasting a...

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

Phil Hughes

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.

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Collapse could see NSW Blues lose top spot in Sheffield Shield

Gary Putland

Andrew Wu NSW are staring defeat in the face and in grave danger of surrendering top position on the Shield table after a horror day against South Australia on Tuesday.

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Ashes hero Mitchell Johnson could reap multimillion-dollar payday

Mitchell Johnson is set for a big payday.

Andrew Wu Rejuvenated paceman likely to be given hefty pay rise by Cricket Australia in next contract period

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Mitchell Johnson hot streak set to bring million-dollar rewards

 Mitchell Johnson

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's Ashes heroics are set to reap the reborn superstar a multimillion-dollar payday through potentially lucrative deals on and off the field.

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Sheffield Shield: Blues give Redbacks a scare

Trent Copeland

Andrew Wu NSW have relinquished first position on the Shield table but not without a fight after giving South Australia a huge scare on Wednesday.

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Pointless NSW Blues focus on positives after Sheffield Shield loss to Redbacks

Andrew Wu NSW believe they have built a solid platform from which to launch at the Shield title despite relinquishing top spot with a loss to South Australia on Wednesday.