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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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.

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Cook has more to complain about after defeat

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Chloe Saltau England captain says recalling David Warner after contentious catch was wrong.

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Michael Clarke and his men are eyeing top spot in the world

It's mine: Michael Clarke and Alastair Cook with the spoils.

Chloe Saltau The loser of the Test series has won the subsequent ODI series on the last four occasions.

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World Cup opening spot in Aaron Finch's reach

Hard hitter: Renegades skipper Aaron Finch is making all the right moves to be picked for a spot in the Australian team for next year's World Cup.

Chloe Saltau Big hitter needs to score in the one-day arena for Australia this summer.

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Michael Clarke says chase for top ODI ranking will cure any Ashes hangovers

Michael Clarke

Chloe Saltau James Pattinson is on the bench and Mitchell Johnson on ice, but Australian captain Michael Clarke is adamant any Ashes hangovers will be cured by the prospect of reclaiming the No.

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Alastair Cook tight-lipped over Kevin Pietersen's future

Alastair Cook

Chloe Saltau England captain Alastair Cook has invoked the dressing-room cone of silence in refusing to answer questions about Kevin Pietersen, casting further doubt on the controversial batsman's Test future.

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Rene Farrell keen to blast England in women's Ashes Test

Rene Farrell

Chloe Saltau Australian fast bowler Rene Farrell came back from retirement only to trip over her dog and break her foot.

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Mitchell Johnson to be rested from one-day international

Mitchell Johnson.

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia will try to avoid a backlash by spelling just one star at a time.

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Selection dilemmas and injury concerns for South Africa ahead of Test series

South Africa's AB de Villiers

Chloe Saltau Two of South Africa's most important players are under fitness clouds ahead of next month's series against Australia.

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Australian players played through pain to win Ashes

Australian physiotherapist Alex Kountouris works on Shane Watson's back before the Boxing Day Test.

Chloe Saltau That Australia kept the same 11 on the park for all five Ashes Tests is a modern miracle.

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From despair grew the determination

Michael Clarke speaks to the media after the whitewash was completed.

Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke says depths to which Australian cricket plummeted in 2013 were the making of this team.

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The Ashes: Australian player ratings

Johnson

Chloe Saltau Chris Rogers (463 runs at 46.3, 2 centuries) No longer a one Test wonder but a dual century maker in an Ashes-winning team. Leading runscorer across home and away series from either side. 8/10

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Ashes: England slump to a new low as whitewash beckons

Peter Siddle

Chloe Saltau The sustained excellence of Australia's pace juggernaut collided with the carelessness of England's batting with spectacular results on Saturday to carry the locals ever closer to the third whitewash...

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