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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Cricket revival a World Cup fillip

Chloe Saltau World Cup boss John Harnden believes next year's tournament will shore up future of one-day game.

Cricket

Exotic Australian squad named for T20 World Cup

Brad Hodge

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

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World Cup opening spot in Aaron Finch's reach

Hard hitter: Renegades skipper Aaron Finch is making all the right moves to be picked for a spot in the Australian team for next year's World Cup.

Chloe Saltau Big hitter needs to score in the one-day arena for Australia this summer.

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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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NSW wants World Cup cricket in Sydney's west

Speedeblitz Blues v West Australia at Blacktown Oval David Warner on his way to 100. Tuesday 2nd November 2010
Pictures Steve Christo SMH Sport/News

Chloe Saltau Blacktown joins ANZ Stadium and the SCG on state's wish-list to host cup matches.

AFL 'will work around' cricket World Cup

Sherrin

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

Cricket

Players bid for World Cup cash

Cricket payments

Chloe Saltau Windfall from hosting the 2015 World Cup emerges as a powerful bargaining tool in Cricket Australia's push for an incentive-based pay system for the nation's cricketers.

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Mitch Johnson ponders limited-overs future

Australia's Mitchell Johnson.

Chloe Saltau Mitchell Johnson is prepared to ditch one or both of the limited overs formats if it helps him repeat his menacing of England in next year's Ashes.

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Villani finds her groove in time for World Twenty20 final

Jess Jonassen (right) and Elyse Villani share a laugh during a nets session ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 Women's final.

Chloe Saltau Australian coach and former fast bowler Cathryn Fitzpatrick was a formidable woman with a ball in her hand and no less so when she eyeballed Elyse Villani and delivered some harsh truths about a...

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South African Test captain Graeme Smith announces his retirement

Graeme Smith

Chloe Saltau and Jesse Hogan, Cape Town Graeme Smith's teammates pushed him through the SCG dressing room door and watched him storm out ''like a cowboy bursting into a saloon''.

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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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Cricket Australia wary of radical Test plan

Australia vs India 2011 Boxing Day Test at the MCG.

Chloe Saltau A promotion and relegation system is a key planks of the position paper put before the BCCI.

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Former leaders against 'big three' running the ICC

Malcolm Speed.

Chloe Saltau Malcolm Speed and Malcolm Gray demand withdrawal of controversial proposal.

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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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All-round Ellyse very, Perry good

Ellyse Perry

Chloe Saltau Star's latest heroics in women's Ashes have continued Australia's awakening.

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George Bailey backs Brad Hodge for World T20 selection

Chloe Saltau Australian Twenty20 captain makes it clear he wants Brad Hodge in his team for the World Twenty20 titles in Bangladesh in March.

Cricket

Andy Flower steps down as England cricket coach

Another one gone: Andy Flower (left) with Alastair Cook.

Chloe Saltau Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie mentioned as possible replacement.

Jason Gillespie in the mix as England look to rebuild

Andy Flower

Chloe Saltau The latest casualty of England's woeful tour of Australia is head coach Andy Flower, and former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has been mentioned as a possible candidate to replace him.

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Melbourne Renegades eager to sign Kevin Pietersen for BBL

Chloe Saltau Cricket's newest free agent will be chased hard by the Melbourne Renegades.

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Double chance for Big Bash top team unlikely to get go-ahead

Chloe Saltau League boss Mike McKenna says this is inconsistent with players wanting a shorter BBL season.