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.
Chloe Saltau YOUNG spearhead James Pattinson has broken down with a serious side strain, and there were grave fears on Saturday night that the injury could end his Test summer.
Chloe Saltau Brett Lee describes Adelaide Oval's second-Test strip as ''the most amazing batting pitch I've ever seen''.
Chloe Saltau AS AUSTRALIA'S fast bowlers strained for a breakthrough without success, Brett Lee lamented the lack of zest in Test pitches around the nation and described Adelaide Oval's second-Test strip as ''the...
Chloe Saltau WHETHER it was down to bad luck or bad management, South Africa had a very bad day. By the end of it, Jacques Kallis had a strained hamstring and coach Gary Kirsten was forced to defend the decision...
Chloe Saltau ''I'm not looking any further forward than the Test series against South Africa because I know if I don't nail that it's a waste of time anyway.''
The Tonk, ANDREW WU, CHLOE SALTAU The construction zone surrounding half the Adelaide Oval was always going to throw up a potential minefield of problems locating cricket balls directed over the fence.
Chloe Saltau Skipper tries to clear the air of rumblings about discontent between him and his vice-captain.
Chloe Saltau MICHAEL CLARKE has tried to clear the air of rumblings about friction between himself and his vice-captain Shane Watson, and defended the decision to keep the injured all-rounder with the squad when...
Chloe Saltau THE second Test need not be the end of the adventure for Rob Quiney, who can stake a claim to stay at the top of the Australian order beyond Shane Watson's return with a big innings in Adelaide.
Chloe Saltau DAVID WARNER yelled at himself as a ball from James Pattinson flew off the edge of his bat. The next one, from Peter Siddle, he missed altogether.
Chloe Saltau David Warner has a ''see the ball, hit the ball'' approach to batting, but it's not so simple for Australia's combative opener at the moment.
Chloe Saltau Shane Watson will be put through a final, punishing fitness test in Adelaide.
Chloe Saltau Mitchell Starc threatening to tip Ben Hilfenhaus out of the team for the second Test.
Chloe Saltau David Warner yelled at himself as a ball from James Pattinson flew off the edge of his bat. The next one, from Peter Siddle, he missed altogether.
Fleta Page, Chloe Saltau Canberra has emerged as an unlikely comeback destination for Shane Watson if the Australian vice-captain is left out of the national team for the Adelaide Test starting on Thursday.
Chloe Saltau Mitchell Starc is adamant he has made the difficult adjustment to red ball cricket but remains in the dark about whether he'll play in the second Test.
Chloe Saltau and Steve Larkin, Adelaide Dale Steyn has been laid low by food poisoning as South Africa's fast bowlers rouse themselves for a more sustained barrage of short-pitched bowling at Australian captain Michael Clarke.
Chloe Saltau, Adelaide SHANE Watson has admitted he risks missing another full summer of Test cricket if he returns too soon, as he pushes to be considered as a specialist batsman for the Adelaide Test.
Chloe Saltau Shane Watson has admitted he risks missing another full summer of Test cricket if he returns too soon, as he pushes to be considered as a specialist batsman for the Adelaide Test.
Chloe Saltau Shane Watson's hopes of playing in the second Test against South Africa have nosedived after he said he would not be able to bowl in Adelaide.