Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

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Ashes: Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook clashed at SCG Test

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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ODIs to live on: Mark Waugh

Andrew Wu Mark Waugh believes that one-day internationals have a future.

Mark Waugh says one-day internationals still have plenty to offer

Mark Waugh

Andrew Wu Mark Waugh believes there remains a future for one-day internationals, despite the slide of the once-golden format of the game amid the boom of Twenty20 cricket.

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Cricket

Australia cruise to dominant win over England as tempers fray

Clarke

Andrew Wu Australia could be just days away from returning to the top of the one-day international rankings after hammering England to claim a series victory as tensions between the two sides resurfaced at the...

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Australia's all-conquering cricketers are cashing in on their success

$6-million man: Shane Watson.

Andrew Wu Australia's cricketers earn bonus of nearly $1 million after annihilation of England.

Cricket

$1 million bonus for Ashes heroes

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu Australia's cricketers have earned a bonus of nearly $1 million after their annihilation of England in all forms of the game this summer – and there could be more cash to come if they can continue...

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The Ashes: Kevin Pietersen's knee, rain trouble England

HOBART, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 09:  Kevin Pietersen of England leaves the field as rain stops play during day four of the tour match between Australia A and England at Blundstone Arena on November 9, 2013 in Hobart, Australia.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen is downplaying the seriousness of the knee problem that has him in doubt for the first Test, as England's meticulous Ashes preparation continues to be foiled by injuries and bad...

Cricket

The England file: England can be beaten

England batsman Kevin Pietersen

Andrew Wu The architect of Australia's last Ashes triumph believes Michael Clarke's team has the firepower to exploit England's dour and predictable game plan.

The Tonk

CA may set easier pace for Pat Cummins

The Tonk

Andrew Wu and Jesse Hogan Cricket Australia is seriously contemplating restricting Pat Cummins to limited-overs cricket until 2015 to shield the young pace ace from another injury.

The Tonk: Richard Hadlee savages Brett Lee for 'brutal assault' on Piers Morgan

Andrew Wu New Zealand’s greatest cricketer, Richard Hadlee, has launched a savage attack on Brett Lee for his ‘‘brutal assault’’ on Piers Morgan and called for cricket authorities to sanction the speedster.

The Tonk

The Ashes: SCG set to undergo $100m upgrade

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu The fifth Test heralds the opening of the brand-spanking new Noble and Bradman stands but The Tonk can reveal the next stage of the SCG redevelopment is already well and truly in the works.

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New stands are grand but there's another $100m upgrade in pipeline for SCG

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Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu Planning is under way for a $100-million upgrade to the facilities at the SCG.

The Tonk

Bob Simpson tells cricket selectors to forget about age

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu FORMER national coach Bob Simpson wants Australia's selectors to continue picking the team on merit rather than age, despite the lack of youth in the Test side.

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Focus on skill than age: Bob Simpson

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Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett Former national coach wants selectors to pick the team based on merit rather than age.

John Buchanan says Michael Clarke's team can overcome Alastair Cook's dull tactics to win the Ashes

John Buchanan.

Andrew Wu John Buchanan, the architect of Australia's last Ashes triumph, believes Michael Clarke's team has the firepower to exploit England's dour and predictable game plan and return the urn to these shores.

Cricket

Trott and Bell fire but Poms have work to do

Jonathon Trott

Andrew Wu England are only marginally closer to putting together the pieces of their selection puzzle despite Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell issuing Australia a stern Ashes warning in Perth.

Cricket

Pietersen 'fine' for first Test

HOBART, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 09:  Kevin Pietersen of England leaves the field as rain stops play during day four of the tour match between Australia A and England at Blundstone Arena on November 9, 2013 in Hobart, Australia.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Kevin Pietersen is downplaying the seriousness of the knee problem that has him in doubt for the first Test

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Ryan Harris and Usman Khawaja into Ashes team for second Test

Australia's Ryan Harris takes part in a training session at Lord's cricket ground in north London July 17, 2013.  Australia captain Michael Clarke insisted his focus was on the future after calling upon players from before the controversial Mickey Arthur era to help the present side thrive. Last week saw Australia lose a thrilling first Test at Trent Bridge to Ashes-holders England by just 14 runs.  AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT

Andrew Wu Mitchell Starc’s hot-and-cold performance last week has cost him his position in the Australian team for the second Test.

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MCG set to host 2015 World Cup final

ICC Cricket World Cup

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett Sydney has lost out to Melbourne for the right to host the 2015 World Cup final with the MCG set to be announced as the venue for the tournament showpiece.

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Proteas on top, but Australian series win would put Clarke's team number one

North Sydney. Australian Cricket Captain, Michael Clarke, awards a cricket scholarship to Jack James , 12 yrs from Pymble, at the Greg Chappel Cricket Store, in North Sydney. Photo: Quentin Jones. 31 July 2012.

Andrew Wu Australia could regain the No.1 Test ranking as soon as early December should they kick off the home summer by defeating South Africa in their three-Test series.