Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

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

Cricket

Ashes: Alastair Cook wins toss, sends unchanged Australia in

Andrew Wu Australia's batsmen have been set the challenge of batting first on a lively SCG pitch after being sent in by Alastair Cook in the fifth Test.

Final insult: Australia risk falling below Ireland in T20 rankings

David Warner is dismissed.

Andrew Wu Cricket: Australia will suffer more Twenty20 shame if they cannot avenge their record first-up loss to Pakistan on Saturday morning – they will fall behind Ireland in the world rankings.

Cricket

Ireland set to topple hapless Australians

David Warner

Andrew Wu Another loss and Australia will fall behind Ireland in the world Twenty20 world rankings.

'Worst' pace attack won't test batsmen, says Hogg

Rodney Hogg

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu SRI LANKA'S fast bowling attack is the worst to come to Australia and will not give the home team any clarity about its top order by the summer's end, says former Test paceman Rodney Hogg.

Cricket

Leap from seventh to a whisker from the top not impossible

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 11:  George Bailey of Australia bats during game one of the Commonwealth Bank One Day International series between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 11, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu REMARKABLY, underachieving Australia could vault from a world ranking of seventh to within a fraction of top spot in the next three weeks and George Bailey, the captain in the shortest format, admits...

Cricket

Bailey 'irked' by lack of success

George Bailey

Andrew Wu and Chris Barrett Underachieving Australia could remarkably vault from seventh to within a fraction of top spot.

Cricket

Collapso kings routed for 70

Australia's fast bowler Mitchell Starc.

Andrew Wu Australian paceman Mitchell Starc claimed 5-20 to help skittle the West Indies for 70. It took Australia less than 10 overs to reel in the modest target.

Cricket

Windies spin to test batsmen

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Australian cricketer Ed Cowan reacts as he bats during the final day of the first-of-three Test matches between Australia and West Indies at the Kensington Oval stadium in Bridgetown on April 11, 2012. Australia is chasing a target of 192 runs to win the match. TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad

Andrew Wu The runs have not exactly flowed off Australian bats this tour, at least from the top seven.