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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Carberry expects 'odd' dismissals to even out

Chloe Saltau Michael Carberry has a whole host of fans willing him to a ton.

Graeme Swann had no more to give, says Alastair Cook

Chloe Saltau Alastair Cook has admitted Graeme Swann's position in the England team would have been scrutinised if he hadn't retired, while attempting to draw a line under the star spinner's abrupt departure...

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England captain Alastair Cook says the team has moved on from Graeme Swann's shock retirement

Alastair Cook

Chloe Saltau Alastair Cook has admitted Graeme Swann's position in the England team would have been scrutinised if he hadn't retired.

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Craig McDermott tells Dale Steyn: Australian pace attack is best

Bowling coach Craig McDermott has good reason to look satisfied.

Chloe Saltau Faces in the Australian attack are not much different from the 2010-11 Ashes.

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Ashes 2013: Australia's attack best in world, says Craig McDermott

Chloe Saltau In fewer than 140 characters, Australia have thrown down the gauntlet to South Africa's Dale Steyn-led pace attack.

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MCG wicket ready for Boxing Day Test, says curator David Sandurski

MCC curator David Sandurski.

Chloe Saltau Man in charge of Boxing Day pitch knows there is pressure that comes with the job.

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Lyon and 'Jeff' can take heart from rival's career

Graeme Swann's career bloomed late, but he became a regular match-winner for England.

Chloe Saltau Nathan Lyon should celebrate the career of Graeme Swann.

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England spinner Graeme Swann retires

England's Graeme Swann announces his retirement to the media at the MCG on Sunday.

Chloe Saltau Australia's mission to take Graeme Swann ''out of the equation'' pays off in astonishing fashion.

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Australian coach Darren Lehmann wants even more from Australia's Test team

Darren Lehmann and clarke

Chloe Saltau Darren Lehmann continues to demand higher standards of his Ashes-winning team.

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Geoff Boycott labels Test batsman Kevin Pietersen a 'mug'

Kevin Pietersen

Chloe Saltau Former England opener casts doubt on Test future of self-absorbed Kevin Pietersen.

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Ashes 2013: Chris Rogers gunning for runs in Boxing Day Test

Well held: Chris Rogers takes a diving catch to dismiss Tim Bresnan in Perth.

Chloe Saltau An adopted Victorian senses an opening against England in the Boxing Day Test.

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Big Bash scores with TV viewers

Luke Wright of the Stars hits a six off the bowling of Will Sheridan of the Renegades. Audience figures were up for the game which was the Big Bash opener.

Chloe Saltau Channel Ten's audience for the Melbourne derby exceeds Cricket Australia's expectations.

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Victorian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed admits talk of Ashes debut affected his bowling

Fawad Ahmed is still Victoria's leading wicket taker this season.

Chloe Saltau Leg-spinner says he is prepared to be patient in pursuit of his Test dream.

Geoff Boycott rips into Kevin Pietersen for dismal Ashes dismissals

Chloe Saltau Former England captain Geoff Boycott has cast doubt on the Test future of a self-absorbed Kevin Pietersen as Australia set their sights on taking the lead in a ''best-of-10'' Ashes marathon in the...

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The keeper who keeps on giving

Brad Haddin

Chloe Saltau Ashes hero Brad Haddin has earned the right to decide when he calls it quits, says Rod Marsh.

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Cricket Australia acts on match-fixing, doping

Australian cricket cap with twenty dollar note

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia has made a pre-emptive strike by setting up a dedicated integrity unit.

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Cricket Australia hopes Ryan Harris can bowl in South African series

Ryan Harris.

Chloe Saltau Australia will attempt to nurse Ryan Harris and his knee for the next series against South Africa.

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Warne joins fight to save redevelopment of Junction Oval, his old home ground

Junction Oval.

Chloe Saltau The campaign to save the Junction Oval redevelopment has kicked into overdrive.

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Ashes squad set for No.1 says Shane Warne

Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle

Chloe Saltau Shane Warne has warned the selectors not to force generational change on a winning team now that the Ashes are won.

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Shane Warne tells selectors not to mess with a winning team

Shane Warne

Chloe Saltau Shane Warne has warned the selectors not to force generational change on a winning team now that the Ashes are won, believing Australia has the right combination of exuberance and experience to climb...

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