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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Mickey Arthur speaks out over sacking

Chloe Saltau The ghost of Mickey Arthur continues to haunt Australian cricket, with the sacked coach still smarting from what he perceived was a lack of respect in the handling of his exit.

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Selectors ponder ODI role for Agar

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

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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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Clarke on ice for Ashes

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

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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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Suspended sentence for Dave Warner after skipping grade game

Dave Warner.

Chloe Saltau David Warner's one-match suspended sentence from Cricket NSW has come with an acknowledgement that he needs to "keep distractions to a minimum".

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Warner told to focus on getting runs

David Warner.

Chloe Saltau Opener gets one-match suspended sentence and told he needs to ''keep distractions to a minimum".

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Shane Watson says hamstring injury is 'not too bad'

Shane Watson.

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Shane Watson has played down the seriousness of a hamstring strain, saying he was confident he would be fit to take his place for Australia in the first Test against England in 17 days’ time.

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Watson may get needle to aid an Ashes start

Shane Watson expects to be fit for the first Test.

Chris Barrett, Sydney, and Chloe Saltau Acupuncture sessions loom as secret weapon to overcome hamstring injury.

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CA may use more cotton wool in battle to keep Watson in his element

Australian cricketer Shane Watson celebrates the dismissal of Pakistan cricketer Imran Nazir during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup's Super Eight match between Pakistan and Australia at the R.Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo on October 2, 2012.  AFP PHOTO / Ishara S.KODIKARA

Chloe Saltau COLOMBO: Cricket Australia says it won't pressure players to skip the Indian Premier League to freshen up for next year's Ashes but insists something has to give in the busy world of Shane Watson if...

AFL 'will work around' cricket World Cup

Sherrin

Chloe Saltau AFL's push for an earlier start to the season encounters another hurdle.

Cricket

Agar the probable spin twin

Chloe Saltau Teen spinner Ashton Agar is closing in on the second spinner's berth for the Ashes tour.

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Agar looms large for spinner's role

Ashton Agar.

Chloe Saltau Ashton Agar is closing in on the second spinner's berth for the Ashes tour.

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Watson resigns as Australian vice-captain

Shane Watson

Chloe Saltau Shane Watson pre-empts the selectors by resigning as Australian vice-captain.

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Haddin twist - gloveman to be Test vice-captain

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu, Chloe Saltau The soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday when Brad Haddin is confirmed as the new Test vice-captain, raising implications for the short-term future of...

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Haddin's new role has Wade on back foot

Brad Haddin

Andrew Wu and Chloe Saltau Soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday.

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Faulkner to cap breakthrough year and bring venom to XI

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Chloe Saltau Ashes tourist James Faulkner believes he is capable of holding down the No.7 spot against England, and won't be a shrinking violet if he gets the chance.

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Younger Marsh learns his lessons, looks forward

Mitchell Marsh.

Chloe Saltau But Mitchell Marsh still feels his lapses of the past year were blown out of proportion.

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No muzzle on Clarke's men for Ashes

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22:  Austalian captain Michael Clarke speaks to the media during the Cricket Australia Ashes official team farewell at Sydney International Airport on May 22, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau, Chris Barrett There is no danger Australia will follow England's lead and ban players from talking about the Ashes, after James Pattinson revealed the bowlers' plan to ''open up'' England by targeting their...

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Clarke happy to talk up Ashes

Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau and Chris Barrett There is absolutely no danger that Australia will follow England's lead and ban its players from talking about the Ashes.