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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Ashes team to be more settled

Chloe Saltau John Inverarity says he still has the appetite to lead the selection panel.

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Capacity, not conspiracy, the reason behind Perth losing out on India Test

Australia

Chloe Saltau The WACA Ground might be the venue where Australia enjoys its strongest home-ground advantage but it is also the one most in need of refurbishment, having the smallest capacity of the mainland Test...

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WACA Test dumped from summer cricket program

The WACA ground

Chloe Saltau The Perth Test has been dumped from the summer program for next year's India tour in a decision described as "devastating" by the Western Australian Cricket Association.

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DRS for review by cricket's bosses

Despite the shortcomings of the system, Australian players were quick to use the DRS in England. Here David Warner refers a decision in the third Test to be adjudicated.

Chloe Saltau Australia, England lead push for comprehensive review of system.

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CA slams 'bigotry' against Ahmed

Former Test batsman Doug Walters

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland condemns "bigoted" comments about Australian spinner.

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Early peek at Ahmed helps rival

What's missing in this photo? (Thumbnail)

Chloe Saltau One-time Test leg-spinner Bryce McGain believes the Australian selectors might have missed a trick by giving England an early look at a potential Ashes trump card, Fawad Ahmed, in the one-day series.

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Captaincy fits gloveman Wade

Matthew Wade.

Chloe Saltau Australia's one-day wicket-keeper is new Victoria cricket captain, replacing Cameron White.

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Players' union backs night Tests

ODI at SCG

Chloe Saltau But Australian players divided in their attitude to day-night Tests.

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It’s the Sheffield Shield after dark as day-night Tests get the green light

Chloe Saltau It's time to turn on the lights. Cricket Australia is putting into action its long-held ambition to pioneer day-night Tests, and will hold a round of the Sheffield Shield under lights this summer...

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Shield trials to gauge viability of night Tests

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Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia is putting into action its long-held ambition to pioneer day-night Tests.

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T20 clash an Ashes headache

Shane Watson.

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia is obliged to relinquish Shane Watson to his Indian Premier League franchise for next month's $6million Champions League in the first of several obstacles to its home Ashes...

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Chappell defends youth

Greg Chappell

Chloe Saltau Greg Chappell defends introduction of age restrictions to state second XI competition.

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Hayden hits out at Australia's leadership void

Michael Clarke and Matthew Hayden.

Chloe Saltau Matthew Hayden believes decision to anoint Michael Clarke as next Australian captain from a young age instead of grooming a group of candidates contributed to a lost generation of leaders.

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Lehmann won't walk the plank

Darren Lehmann.

Chloe Saltau Australian coach Darren Lehmann will not be sanctioned by Cricket Australia for an outburst in which he accused Stuart Broad of 'blatant cheating'.

Cricket

Faulkner selection sends stark message

Chloe Saltau

Chloe Saltau James Faulkner is a competitive cricketer with a mongrel streak and a good record for his age.

Hayden takes shot at Clarke

Matthew Hayden.

Chloe Saltau Test great Matthew Hayden has taken aim at Michael Clarke's leadership, starting with the captain's statement that he should not be defined by Australia's Ashes results.

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Boof brings back the tiff after Broad confession

Australia's coach Darren Lehmann stands on the balcony of the players dressing room before the first day of the opening Ashes series cricket match against England at Trent Bridge cricket ground, Nottingham, England, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Chloe Saltau The fall-out from Stuart Broad's "walking" controversy is set to simmer during the home Ashes summer after Australian coach Darren Lehmann accused him of "blatant cheating" and called on local fans...

Analysis

Debutant Faulkner will add mongrel to Ashes pack

Australian cricketer James Faulkner

Chloe Saltau Chloe Saltau previews the Ashes Fifth Test.

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Ahmed in national frame

Fawad Ahmed.

Chloe Saltau Fawad Ahmed is determined to handle the pressure that comes with his elevation to international cricket.

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Ahmed to put his spin on post-Ashes one-dayers

Fawad Ahmed

Chloe Saltau Fawad Ahmed is determined to handle the pressure that comes with his elevation to international cricket, which the selectors say could lead to an Ashes Test debut next summer.

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