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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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.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

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...

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Debutant Faulkner will add mongrel to Ashes pack

Australian cricketer James Faulkner

Chloe Saltau Chloe Saltau previews the Ashes Fifth Test.

Cricket

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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Ahmed in national frame

Fawad Ahmed.

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

Cricket

Selectors ponder ODI role for Agar

Chloe Saltau Now the Ashes are lost, the selectors will turn their attention to the limited-overs series.

Cricket

Coating on bats disguises nicks: Hot Spot inventor

The contentious Pietersen dismissal in the third Test.

Chloe Saltau Inventor of Hot Spot wants protective coatings removed from edges of modern bats.

Cricket

Hot Spot's inventor blames bat coatings

Chloe Saltau The inventor of Hot Spot has called for protective coatings to be removed from the edges of modern bats, saying he has presented the International Cricket Council with ''conclusive'' proof they...

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Hot Spot tests on bat tape

Hot Spot.

Chloe Saltau, Chris Barrett Secret tests on Hot Spot have shown tape on bats can mask evidence of thin edges as debate rages on over whether the thermal imaging machine should be dropped from the decision review system.

Cricket

Tale of tape: secret tests show Hot Spot can be fooled

Cricket

Chloe Saltau, Chris Barrett Secret tests on Hot Spot have shown tape on bats can mask faint edges as debate rages on whether the thermal imaging machines should be dropped from the Decision Review System.

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Hot Spot inventor keeping quiet on controversy

Kevin Petersen on HotSpot

Chloe Saltau Hot Spot has become such a sensitive topic that its inventor has struck an agreement with the International Cricket Council not to talk about it ahead of the fourth Ashes Test.

Cricket

Khawaja's hard pitch

Usman Khawaja.

Chloe Saltau Pitches skewed to suit fast bowling in domestic cricket contribute to batting malaise.

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Pattinson weeps for Ashes end

End of his campaign: James Pattinson.

Chloe Saltau Young and ferocious fast bowler has sustained a stress fracture in his back.

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Batting woes 'may have led to Pattinson's breakdown'

Pat Howard

Chloe Saltau Team performance chief Pat Howard pleads for Sheffield Shield to be restored to its former glory.

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