Chloe Saltau

Chloe Saltau

Chloe Saltau is the chief cricket writer at The Age, regularly covering international cricket and providing news, comment and analysis on international cricket. She joined The Age as a trainee in 1998 and spent several years writing for general news (chiefly as a social policy reporter covering welfare and family issues) before moving to sport.

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James Faulkner ruled out of South Africa tour

Chloe Saltau and Chris Barrett In-form all-rounder James Faulkner has been ruled out of Australia's tour to South Africa while batsman Shaun Marsh is in grave doubt with a calf strain.

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Alastair Cook's Australian ordeal finally ends

Alastair Cook.

Chloe Saltau Alastair Cook left his final press conference with a tired wave and another "could've, should've, would love to have" moment to add to his wretched collection.

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Former leaders against 'big three' running the ICC

Malcolm Speed.

Chloe Saltau Malcolm Speed and Malcolm Gray demand withdrawal of controversial proposal.

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Clarke plays down injury to Marsh

Shaun Marsh

Chloe Saltau Calf injury to left-hander comes just days before Test squad leaves for South Africa.

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Australia triumphant again as England crumbles

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Chloe Saltau Accidental stumping helps Australia condemn England to another unexpected defeat.

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Jackson Bird suffers back injury scare

Jackson Bird

Chloe Saltau Australian paceman Jackson Bird has suffered an injury scare that will deprive him of valuable match practice with a red ball before the Test tour of South Africa.

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Glenn Maxwell gets a bake from coach Darren Lehmann

Glenn Maxwell.

Chloe Saltau Audacious all-rounder slammed for his wild shot in ODI loss to England.

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Ex-International Cricket Council chief Ehsan Mani slams 'big three' plan

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Chloe Saltau Ehsan Mani says three have ''completely undermined the integrity and standing of the ICC''.

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Shield runs still count for Test selection, says Darren Lehmann

Chloe Saltau Darren Lehmann insists Sheffield Shield runs are still valuable following the non-selection of Phillip Hughes for the tour of South Africa.

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New glasses have helped transform Southern Stars batter Nicole Bolton's career

Eyeballing: Nicole Bolton slides to field a ball in the second ODI game against England.

Chloe Saltau Self-confidence - and a new pair of glasses - have helped transform the career of Nicole Bolton.

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Cricket Australia wary of radical Test plan

Australia vs India 2011 Boxing Day Test at the MCG.

Chloe Saltau A promotion and relegation system is a key planks of the position paper put before the BCCI.

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Bolton a one-day wonder as Australia keeps series alive

Nicole Bolton

Chloe Saltau Australia has a new Ashes hero. Nicole Bolton, a nimble left-hander from Perth, has kept alive the Southern Stars' hopes of reclaiming the urn and become the first Australian woman to score a century...

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Southern Stars debutante Nicole Bolton smashes a century on debut in a one-dayer against England at the MCG

Nicole Bolton

Chloe Saltau Nicole Bolton has become the first Australian woman to make a century on debut.

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It's time for Meg Lanning and her Ashes women's cricket team

Meg Lanning training in Melbourne on Wednesday.

Chloe Saltau Australia's women need a non-stop winning streak for victory in the Ashes.

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More cricket betting scam fears as Brit reappears at ODI

Illustration: John Shakespeare

Chloe Saltau and Chris Barrett Man investigated for illegal betting at BBL game in Melbourne reappeared at ODI in Sydney.

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Mitchell Johnson could captain Australia in ODI against England

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Ashes hero Mitchell Johnson could captain his country in Friday's fourth one-day international against England in Perth amid doubts over the fitness of acting skipper George Bailey.

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The BBL title hopes of Melbourne Stars have been dealt a blow by the call-up to the Sri Lankan team of paceman Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga.

Chloe Saltau Stars hopeful paceman will be allowed to return to Australia before the semi-final.

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Slow bowler James Muirhead on Ashes fast track

Impressive form: James Muirhead.

Chloe Saltau Budding leg-spinner earmarked as a possible 2015 Ashes tourist by the national selectors.

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One-day crowds take a big bashing

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Chloe Saltau World Cup organisers banking on tournament to bring the love back to 50-over cricket.

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Finch on song as Australia makes it home with ease

Finch

Chloe Saltau Aaron Finch hits ton as Australia romps to easy win over England in first ODI.