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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Small matter between Jimmy Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja revives bigger issues

Chloe Saltau What happened in the corridor? In the absence of CCTV cameras between the playing field and the dressing rooms at Trent Bridge, we might never know.

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Coaches 'let issues reach crisis'

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Chloe Saltau Player representatives say team management to blame for issues reaching crisis point.

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England v India on Australian TV in last-minute deal

England captain Alastair Cook is under pressure for the home series against India.

Chloe Saltau Australian cricket fans will get to see international cricket from England this winter after all, after Fox Sports signed a last-minute deal with the England and Wales Cricket Board.

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Sam Whiteman polishes his game in the A series

Early starter: Sam Whiteman, 22, made his first-grade debut at the age of 15.

Chloe Saltau Sam Whiteman thinks playing against grown men since he was 12 has prepared him well for professional cricket, but he found one opponent more intimidating than most.

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Bigger boundaries on the agenda for international cricket

With constant advances in bat technology, the size of grounds is one of the few things match referees can control

Chloe Saltau Cricket, at least in its short forms, has become a batsman's game, but there is a move to claw back some of the willow-wielders' advantage.

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Srinivasan takes control with a "clear conscience", denies corruption is a widespread problem

Chloe Saltau Controversial Indian supremo Narayanaswami Srinivasan has claimed neither he or world cricket has a major corruption problem after sweeping to a position of unprecedented power in the global game.

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Cricket loses wicket on credibility

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Chloe Saltau Cricket has made a fool of itself again. At his first press conference as head of world cricket, Narayanaswami Srinivasan brazenly asserted that the game doesn’t have an image problem.

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Brad Hodge happy with controversial Big Bash move to Adelaide Strikers

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Chloe Saltau Brad Hodge has revealed that national coach Darren Lehmann encouraged him to leave the Melbourne Stars for Adelaide, but he insists he is still Victorian underneath. 

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Australia still backing suspended Indian cricket supremo for ICC role

N. Srinivasan.

Chloe Saltau Australia is standing by the man it backed for world cricket's top job, no matter how much squeamishness that might cause among those who prefer their supremos without conflicts or scandals.

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Non-Test countries won't be left behind: CA

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Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia chairman Wally Edwards has tried to reassure non-Test playing nations that they won't be left behind when cricket's brave new world becomes a reality this week.

Why the AFL Players Association wanted Paul Marsh

Chloe Saltau Every Queen's Birthday weekend the Marsh family – former Test legend Rod, sons Paul, Dan and Jamie and their wives – get away to play golf and solve the world's problems over a few...

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Darren Lehmann endorses Ryan Harris' World Cup bid

Ryan Harris is recovering from major knee surgery and won't play in Australia's next Test series, against Pakistan.

Chloe Saltau Ryan Harris' ambition to play at next year's World Cup has received a boost, with coach and selector Darren Lehmann indicating the warrior-like fast bowler's mastery of home conditions would make him...

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Fields quits amid messy captaincy handover

Fields says she feels the time has come to end her international career.

Chloe Saltau Australian women's captain Jodie Fields has announced her retirement from international cricket.

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James Pattinson keeps eye on long term in fight to return from back injury

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 19:  James Pattinson of Australia during an Australian training session at Adelaide Oval on November 19, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau Any international cricket he plays before next year’s Ashes - 13 months from now - will be “a bonus”.

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Murali teaches Nathan Lyon the carrom ball

Murali talks shop with Australian spinner Nathan Lyon.

Chloe Saltau Old grudges have been discarded in Australia's quest to tackle its spin problems, with Muttiah Muralitharan hired as a coaching consultant for the tour of the United Arab Emirates against Pakistan in...

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Tim May astonished over likely ICC move to install corruption suspect as chief

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Chloe Saltau Former players' advocate Tim May finds it incomprehensible that directors of the International Cricket Council could endorse Indian heavyweight Narayanaswami Srinivasan to head the sport while he is...

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Jamie Cox the only casualty in BBL recruiting fiasco

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Chloe Saltau Sacked South Australian high-performance chief Jamie Cox remains the sole casualty of the Big Bash League contracting fiasco.

We walk the line: Clarke defends Australia's Ashes sledging

'There's a line you can't cross': Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke says he and his players understand there is a line you cannot cross, and admits he stepped over it twice.

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Australian cricket's chief selector John Inverarity likely to call stumps

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10:  Brad Haddin of Australia talks with Australian Chairman of Selectors John Inverarity during an Australian cricket team training session at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 10, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau John Inverarity is likely to stand down as national chairman of selectors in the coming days but he could remain on the panel in a part-time role.

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John Inverarity's most inspired call

Chloe Saltau Australian cricket can thank Inverarity for his foresight in recognising that Chris Rogers was far from washed up as a Test batsman.