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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Dennis Lillee and Cricket Australia part ways over pay demands

Chloe Saltau Dennis Lillee, the Australian fast bowling legend who helped rejuvenate Mitchell Johnson, has walked away from his role with Cricket Australia after demanding significantly more money for his...

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Cricket Australia imports Indian soil to conquer spin demons

India's Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates taking the wicket of Australia's Nathan Lyon during the first cricket test match, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground December 28, 2011.   REUTERS/Tim Wimborne   (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Chloe Saltau If Australia is to stay at No.1, it will have to get better at playing spin, and Cricket Australia is going to great lengths to make that happen.

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Cricket Australia boss says India deserves bigger slice of ICC revenue

Australia vs India.

Chloe Saltau Wally Edwards says it is fair the Indian board should receive a bigger share of world cricket revenue.

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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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Cricket Australia acts on match-fixing, doping

Australian cricket cap with twenty dollar note

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia has made a pre-emptive strike by setting up a dedicated integrity unit.

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Cricket Australia hopes Ryan Harris can bowl in South African series

Ryan Harris.

Chloe Saltau Australia will attempt to nurse Ryan Harris and his knee for the next series against South Africa.

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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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Cricket Australia right to help Fawad Ahmed become an Australian citizen

Fawad Ahmed.

Chloe Saltau A key backer of Fawad Ahmed's refugee claim has denied Cricket Australia helped him out because of a desire to find the next Shane Warne.

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Mark Scott warns Cricket Australia

Mark Scott

Chloe Saltau ABC boss Mark Scott has warned Cricket Australia that the summer game risks being sidelined by rival sports if it takes for granted its traditional place on the public broadcaster's airwaves.

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Jackson Bird attacks Cricket Australia schedule

Chloe Saltau Recovering paceman Jackson Bird fears the warped domestic schedule could rob aspiring pacemen of valuable chances to press their Test claims.

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Ashes 2013: Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said Australia will not seek pitch advantages against England this summer

James Sutherland.

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland says the pitches rolled out to exploit Australian weaknesses in England were bad for cricket.

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Cricket Australia crackdown on dissent, sledging

Matthew Wade.

Chloe Saltau As Australia rejoices in regaining its tough-guy image in the Ashes, Cricket Australia is cracking down on players who put a foot out of line in domestic ranks.

Cricket Australia redefines age guidelines for Futures League

Pat Howard

Chloe Saltau In a significant shift for Cricket Australia, the much-maligned age restrictions in the state second XI competition have been scrapped as part of a drive to keep experienced players in the grade...

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Cricket Australia fines Warner over tweets

David Warner.

Chloe Saltau David Warner's twitter tirade at journalists has cost him a $5750 fine, the maximum financial penalty for a first offence.

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Cricket Australia fiddles while we burn

Chloe Saltau

Chloe Saltau Memo, Cricket Australia: the strategy for the Test team is not working.

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Kevin Pietersen draws big money, regardless of results

Kevin Pietersen in action for Surrey during a T20 match.

Chloe Saltau Kevin Pietersen will put bums on seats, dollars in the bank and nightclubbers with smartphones at the ready. He might even win the Melbourne Stars a few games of cricket; that will be a bonus.

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Phil Hughes smashes double ton in quest for Australian one-day recall

Double trouble: Australia A's Phil Hughes.

Chloe Saltau On the day Australian cricket marked 200 days until the World Cup, Phil Hughes laid down a marker of his own. 

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Peter Siddle puts meat on his bones, not his diet, in bid for pace

Peter Siddle of Australia warms up during an Australian nets session

Chloe Saltau Peter Siddle has already put on a couple of kilograms in search of the kilometres needed to win back his pivotal role in the Australian Test attack.

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Small matter between Jimmy Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja revives bigger issues

In the spotlight: India's Ravindra Jadeja pulls up his shirt collar as he walks across the field during a training session before the second cricket test match against England at Lord's.

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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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.