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.

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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Ryan Harris facing long stint on sidelines

Ryan Harris of Australia celebrates as he takes the last wicket to win Australia on Day 5 of the third Test match between South Africa and Australia at Newlands in Capetown on March 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Luigi Bennett

Andrew Wu Ryan Harris is facing a lengthy stint on the sidelines after his heroics in South Africa and could miss Australia's next Test series in October.

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Injured Michael Clarke to miss Shield final

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke has been ruled out of this week's Sheffield Shield final due to a fractured shoulder.

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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...

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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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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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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.

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Bollinger gets his fizz back

Andrew Wu Forgotten speedster still harbours hopes of another crack at the highest level.

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Doug Bollinger's fizz has Darren Lehmann bubbling over

Doug Bollinger

Andrew Wu National coach Darren Lehmann has filled forgotten speedster Doug Bollinger with renewed optimism for an international recall after nearly two years in the wilderness.

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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.

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Ashes 2013: Merv Hughes backs Mitchell Johnson to take 300 Test wickets

Merv Hughes

Andrew Wu Merv Hughes, one of the selectors who gave Mitchell Johnson his international debut, is urging the panel not to overtax the star left-armer in the fear it could lead to a premature end of his golden...

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It's just not cricket: Richie Benaud may have to sit out rest of the series

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Viewers eager for the return of Channel Nine commentary doyen Richie Benaud for the tail end of the Ashes series may have to brace themselves for disappointment.

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