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.

ABC boss warns cricket could be caught behind by radio deal


Chloe Saltau ABC managing director Mark Scott has warned Cricket Australia that the summer game risks being sidelined by rival sports if it takes the public broadcaster for granted.

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Afghanistan qualifies for 2015 World Cup

An Afghan cricket fan

Chloe Saltau Australia's cricketers hold no fear for the captain of Afghanistan, Mohammad Nabi, who has helped his country seize a place at the 2015 World Cup.

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Mark Scott warns Cricket Australia

Mark Scott

Chloe Saltau ABC boss Mark Scott has warned Cricket Australia that the summer game risks being sidelined by rival sports if it takes for granted its traditional place on the public broadcaster's airwaves.


Siddle bids to take on world

Peter Siddle

Chloe Saltau Peter Siddle has asked the selectors to consider him for a 2015 World Cup berth.


Hussey reveals 'tension' among Test team

Michael Hussey

Chloe Saltau Retired Test batsman Mike Hussey has traced his waning enjoyment of the Australian dressing room to last year's tour of the West Indies.


Clarke on ice for Ashes

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia yet to name expected return date for Australia's captain and best batsman.


Ahmed stands his ground

Chloe Saltau Victorian leg-spinner continues to show he will not be knocked off his game.


Ferguson can stake Ashes claim with Clarke injured

Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke's withdrawal from this month's tour of India is all about the Ashes, but Cricket Australia is yet to name an expected return date for Australia's captain and best batsman.

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Changes could lead to DRS abuse

Michael Clarke calls for an umpire's review.

Chloe Saltau Giving teams extra challenges could exacerbate the frivolous use of the decision review system.


Door opens for Haddin

Australia batsmen Matthew Wade.

Chloe Saltau Veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin is set to make a remarkable return to Australia's one-day squad for next month's tour of India.


Test of endurance to win back the urn

Australia captain Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau Michael Hussey believes Australia is capable of winning back the Ashes in Australia.


Ashes team to be more settled

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


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


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.


CA slams 'bigotry' against Ahmed

Former Test batsman Doug Walters

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


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.


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


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


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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