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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Steve Smith triggers England collapse in second Ashes Test

Chloe Saltau Surprise packet Steve Smith took three crucial wickets late on day one to revive Australia on day one of the second Test at Lord's.

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England recovers after losing early wickets in second Ashes Test

Ryan Harris.

Chloe Saltau England's rebuilding effort was aided by an untidy piece of footwork from Peter Siddle just before tea on the opening day at Lord's

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Australian team galvanised by change: CEO

James Sutherland, CEO Cricket Australia

Chloe Saltau, London Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland says the Australian team culture now is unrecognisable from the one he left in the wake of Mickey Arthur's sacking.

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Mickey Arthur claims overblown: Warne

Steve Waugh and Shane Warne

Chloe Saltau Shane Warne has drawn parallels between his own strained relationship with former captain Steve Waugh and the rift between Michael Clarke and Shane Watson, which he believes is overblown in Mickey...

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Shane Watson and Michael Clarke just like me and Steve Waugh, says Shane Warne

warne

Chloe Saltau Shane Warne has drawn parallels between his own strained relationship with former captain Steve Waugh and the rift between Michael Clarke and Shane Watson, which he believes is overblown in Mickey...

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We're in a good place, says Clarke

Clarke

Chloe Saltau The events of four years ago, when Australia was overawed at Lord's, will figure much more prominently in the tourists' preparations for the second Test than the allegations of in-fighting contained...

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Cook reckons any tactic to pressure Anderson could backfire on tourists

James Anderson.

Chloe Saltau England captain Alastair Cook has warned Australia that, as important as Jimmy Anderson is to England, it would be a mistake to disrespect the the bowlers around him.

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Clarke keeps spirits high as team fights to bounce back

Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau The events of four years ago, when Australia were overawed at Lord's, will figure much more prominently in the tourists' preparations for the second Test than the allegations of in-fighting contained...

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Disrespect our bowlers at your peril, warns England

England's captain Alastair Cook looks on during a news conference before Thursday's second Ashes cricket test match against Australia at Lord's cricket ground in London July 17, 2013. REUTERS/Philip Brown (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Chloe Saltau As important as Jimmy Anderson is to England, bowlers around him must be respected too: Cook..

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Contrite Warner vows to knuckle down and prove worth

Dave Warner.

Chloe Saltau David Warner can now truly say that he understands the consequences of his actions.

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I knew I was gone: Haddin

Brad Haddin

Chloe Saltau Brad Haddin didn't need to wait for the replay to know about Australia's first-Test defeat.

Former coach 'apologised over homework affair'

Michael Clarke and Darren Lehmann inspect the pitch at Lord's along with selector Rodney Marsh on Tuesday.

Chloe Saltau and Greg Baum, London Mickey Arthur apologised to Shane Watson for his part in the suspension of four players.

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Target Anderson: the game plan behind Haddin's heroics

Brad Haddin

Chloe Saltau Brad Haddin did not need to wait for the replay to know he had hit the ball that sealed Australia's first-Test defeat.

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Call for umpires only to use DRS

Brad Haddin

Chloe Saltau, London, and Jon Tuxworth, Canberra Brad Haddin believes decision review system should be taken out of players' hands.

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Lehmann threatens axe to wonky top order for Lord's challenge

Darren Lehmann.

Chloe Saltau Australia's selectors are likely to revamp the top order and the bowling attack for Lord's as coach Darren Lehmann promised to keep coming back at England after the narrow defeat at Trent Bridge.

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Axe may fall on Cowan and Starc

Chloe Saltau Australia's selectors are likely to revamp the top order and the bowling attack for Lord's.

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Proud Clarke admits DRS failings

hotspot

Chloe Saltau It's a bizarre new age indeed when teams are measured as much by referrals as by runs and wickets.

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Ashes agony familiar for Haddin

Australia's Brad Haddin.

Chloe Saltau Brad Haddin was in the dressing room at Edgbaston in 2005, when Michael Kasprowicz gloved a ball down the leg side and Australia lost a famous Test by two runs.

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Cowan's Test career balancing on the edge

Ed Cowan edges a delivery from Joe Root to Jonathan Trott in the slips.

Chloe Saltau Ed Cowan will spend the next few days wondering he has ended his Test career.

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First blood: England claim controversial Ashes Test victory

England notches First Test win.

Chloe Saltau Australia has suffered a heartbreaking defeat in controversial circumstances at Trent Bridge.

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