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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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 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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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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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 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 fiddles while we burn

Chloe Saltau

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

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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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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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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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Melbourne Stars in the hunt for Kevin Pietersen

Wanted: Kevin Pietersen's diary is filling up with freelance gigs.

Chloe Saltau When Kevin Pietersen became the most wanted cricketer in the world, the Melbourne Stars were initially coy about their interest in him, but now they are firming as the most likely Australian home for...

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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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Ryan Harris, the bowling coach, urges patience for Pat Cummins

James Faulkner.

Chloe Saltau The national selectors have loaded up on potential Test all-rounders for a winter development series in the Top End, which will also serve as a coaching apprenticeship for recovering fast bowler Ryan...

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Chappell resigns from Stars

Ian Chappell

Chloe Saltau Ian Chappell has resigned from his roles at the Melbourne Stars, venting his anger with Cricket Australia for failing to defend the club against allegations of salary cap rorting.

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Bayliss open to England coaching job

Proven performer: NSW and Sydney Sixers coach Trevor Bayliss.

Chloe Saltau Sheffield Shield-winning coach Trevor Bayliss has told NSW he is open to coaching England after being headhunted for the job.

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Mickey Arthur speaks out over sacking

Former Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur.

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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