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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David Warner, Steve Smith and George Bailey released to play Big Bash

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia relaxes edict that Test players stay away from BBL until after series.

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Arthur defends his role

Mickey Arthur.

Chloe Saltau Emotional Mickey Arthur defends his coaching record while expressing pride in Australia for winning back the Ashes.

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Arthur defends his role

Mickey Arthur

Chloe Saltau An emotional Mickey Arthur has defended his coaching record while expressing pride in Australia for winning back the Ashes.

After winning back the urn, David Warner, Steve Smith and George Bailey are ready to have a bash at Big Bash League

David Warner

Chloe Saltau Ashes heroes David Warner, Steve Smith and George Bailey will be released to play in the Big Bash League before the Boxing Day Test in light of Australia's unassailable series lead.

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Ashes 2013: Mickey Arthur's pride in Ashes victory despite sacking

Mickey Arthur

Chloe Saltau An emotional Mickey Arthur has defended his coaching record while expressing pride in Australia for winning back the Ashes.

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Renegades give Zimbabwean Solomon Mire a chance at BBL

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Chloe Saltau Batsman elevated to Melbourne Renegades' senior list on eve of Big Bash League.

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Fired up for another bash

Round one? Shane Warne lines up Marlon Samuels.

Chloe Saltau Aaron Finch forecasts another heated Melbourne derby, without repeat of ugliness of last year.

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Lehmann asked and a resurgent Australia answered

Chloe Saltau

Chloe Saltau Darren Lehman's instructions were "win, win, win". They were followed to the letter.

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England paceman Jimmy Anderson lacking spark, says Damien Fleming

Jimmy Anderson

Chloe Saltau Jimmy Anderson has taken just five wickets at 48 in the two Tests.

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England not scared of Mitchell Johnson: Swann

Graeme Swann.

Chloe Saltau Embattled spinner Graeme Swann is adamant England is not scared of the rampant Australian fast bowler.

Mitchell Johnson and Ben Stokes escape ICC sanction for argy-bargy

Chloe Saltau Mitchell Johnson returns to the wild west determined to continue his intimidation of England's batsmen in the third Test.

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England captain Alastair Cook asks if his team has hunger to retain Ashes

England captain Alastair Cook and Matt Prior after the game.

Chloe Saltau Alastair Cook admits urn as good as gone if players lack self-belief.

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Mitchell Johnson and Ben Stokes escape ICC sanction for argy-bargy

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Australian paceman determined to continue intimidation of England in Perth.

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Ashes 2013: Alastair Cook's dismissal leaves ripples down England order

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Chloe Saltau The time-honoured ploy of targeting the opposition's captain almost seemed wasted on Alastair Cook when Australia's fast bowlers circled his name on the scoresheet before the winter's Ashes series.

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Alastair Cook fails and whole England Ashes team hurts

Leading the way? Alastair Cook walks back to the pavilion after being dismissed on day four.

Chloe Saltau Last time he was in Australia, he made 766 runs in the series. This time...

Cricket

The story behind the great Ashes turnaround

Alastair Cook hooks, only to be caught Ryan Harris (not in pic) on the fourth day.

Chloe Saltau Captain Cook struggles at the top - and his team does likewise.

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Full-bore approach against Kevin Pietersen that's working wonders

Kevin Pietersen looks at his stumps after he was bowled by Peter Siddle.

Chloe Saltau He's been the quiet achiever of the Australian attack but Peter Siddle's name is ringing in the ears of Kevin Pietersen.

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Ashes 2013: Peter Siddle's KPI is Kevin Pietersen's impediment

Australia's Peter Siddle, center, is congratulated by his teammates for taking the wicket of England's Kevin Pietersen during the fourth day of the second Ashes cricket test match between England and Australia, in Adelaide, Australia, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/James Elsby)

Chloe Saltau He's been the quiet achiever of the Australian attack but Peter Siddle's name is ringing in the ears of Kevin Pietersen.

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I could face Johnson, says lippy Piers Morgan

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu England's batsmen have had all sorts of drama facing Mitchell Johnson but one of their cocky countrymen reckons he'd be up to the task.

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Kevin Pietersen falls into trap in second Ashes Test

On the rise: Mitchell Johnson lets rip with a bouncer at England’s Joe Root.

Chloe Saltau Australia plays on Kevin Pietersen's ego and England star falls into trap.