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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Sheffield Shield goes day-night just for openers

Chloe Saltau James Sutherland will be watching the pink ball as closely as the most astute batsmen this week.

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Jodie Fields opts out of Southern Stars T20 campaign

Chloe Saltau World Cup-winning captain Jodie Fields has relinquished her place in the Southern Stars’ squad for the World Twenty20 amid uncertainty about the future of her captaincy.

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How the pink ball will play is anyone's guess, but Victoria's John Hastings hopes it will help attract fans to Sheffield Shield

Matthew Wade.

Chloe Saltau In blazing sunlight at the MCG nets on Thursday, Victoria's cricketers trained with pink balls.

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David Warner's sour grapes is a (reverse) swing and a miss

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Chloe Saltau David Warner's latest outburst sounded all the more churlish for the fact Australia has struggled for years with reverse swing, both bowling it and batting against it.

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Concerns over visibility of pink balls for Sheffield Shield day-night matches

Focused: Victorian captain Matthew Wade.

Chloe Saltau Colour-blindness of Victorian captain Matthew Wade prompts Cricket Australia to act.

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Maxwell eyes red-ball success and Test selection

Glenn Maxwell hopes to follow the example of Kiwi Brendon McCullum.

Chloe Saltau Glenn Maxwell was entranced by Brendon McCullum's history-making triple century for New Zealand.

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Brad Hodge leaves Stars for Strikers

Brad Hodge.

Chloe Saltau Turmoil in Victorian cricket deepens with one of the state's favourite sons joining Adelaide Strikers.

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Cricket Victoria throws its support behind young captain Matthew Wade

Matthew Wade.

Chloe Saltau Wicketkeeper will lead new-look Victorian side against South Australia in Adelaide from Thursday.

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Cricket Victoria looks for answers after dismal Sheffield Shield season

Aaron Finch has once again been unable to replicate his stellar short-form heroics in red ball cricket.

Chloe Saltau Victorian selectors wield the axe for next Sheffield Shield game against South Australia.

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James Faulkner inspired by cricket great Jacques Kallis

James Faulkner

Chloe Saltau James Faulkner doesn't mind admitting he quizzed Jacques Kallis about the secrets to his success.

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Million dollar Mitch: Ashes hero Mitchell Johnson a big ticket item at IPL auction

Mitchell Johnson looks on during an Australian nets session at Centurion Park on Tuesday.

Chloe Saltau Paceman strikes a rich vein of form before he even steps onto the field against South Africa at Centurion.

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Kevin Pietersen a $1.6 million man at IPL auction

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Chloe Saltau Kevin Pietersen has 1.6 million reasons to feel better about the end of his international career after Delhi Daredevils nabbed him at the IPL auction, while Australia's Ashes hero Mitchell Johnson is...

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Spinner James Muirhead sets out on long road to life's dream

James Muirhead.

Chloe Saltau James Muirhead has a task at hand before he flies to Bangladesh via South Africa.

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Exotic Australian squad named for T20 World Cup

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Chloe Saltau Australia's squad for Twenty20 World Cup has veterans, a raw youngster and an injured Test squad member.

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National Cricket Centre chief Belinda Clark calls for patience with Alex Keath

Chloe Saltau Victorian all-rounder has played six first-class games since choosing cricket over football almost four years ago.

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Cricket gets busy in promoting the game to juniors

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Chloe Saltau Cricket aims to strike back at football codes with a new, national talent program.

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South African paceman Morne Morkel the danger man for Australian captain Michael Clarke, says Mike Hussey

Morne Morkel

Chloe Saltau Mike Hussey expects his taller compatriot Morne Morkel to pose the Australian captain.

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Michael Hussey takes on coaching role with Cricket Australia

Michael Hussey.

Chloe Saltau Michael Hussey has signed on to help coach the next generation of Australian batsmen.

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Craig Simmons shows spark with scorching century

Craig Simmons.

Chloe Saltau Craig Simmons was fixing power lines for a living when Justin Langer called to offer him a place in the Perth Scorchers' squad.

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Emerging leg-spinner Muirhead signs long-term deal with Bushrangers

Chloe Saltau The excitement around young leg-spinner James Muirhead continues to build.