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.

Australian cricket to adopt ICC's tough new chucking regime

Saeed Ajmal is among three players who have been suspended from bowling in international cricket.

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia will launch its own crackdown on throwing in domestic competitions this summer, bringing its testing regime into line with tough new global standards. 

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ICC beefs up regime to stamp out chucking

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Chloe Saltau The drive to purge cricket of bowlers who throw will be strengthened when the International Cricket Council accredits new testing centres in three countries in the coming months, as the governing...

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Indian board insists Srinivasan will be ICC boss

N. Srinivasan.

Chloe Saltau The powerful Indian cricket board insists controversial cement magnate Narayanaswami Srinivasan will become the head of world cricket at a meeting in Melbourne this month despite facing corruption...

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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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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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Mitchell Johnson and Ben Stokes escape ICC sanction for argy-bargy

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Australian paceman determined to continue intimidation of England in Perth.

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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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Cricket nations' unrest over ICC's radical reforms

ICC.

Chloe Saltau Fear persist that radical governance changes will spell erosion of international cricket as we know it.

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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.

Mitchell Johnson and Ben Stokes escape ICC sanction for argy-bargy

Chloe Saltau Mitchell Johnson returns to the wild west determined to continue his intimidation of England's batsmen in the third Test.

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Ousted May slams ICC 'cancer'

Tim May

Chloe Saltau Tim May, ousted from an ICC committee, says it is time someone "stood up to the cancer of stand-over tactics" that defines cricket's governing body.

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Umpires' errors embarrass the ICC

Stuart Broad.

Chloe Saltau ICC embarrassed by a diabolical umpiring decision on the second day.

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Delayed action on throwing failed a generation of spinners: coach

John Davison, seen here during his days with the Canadian team, says the Australian decision not to teach the doosra to emerging spinners with conventional actions has been vindicated.

Chloe Saltau World cricket is 20 years too late to save a generation of spinners who can't bowl legally, according to a leading Australian spin coach. 

Biomechanist questions Saeed Ajmal's unusual elbow defence

Saeed Ajmal is the fifth off-spinner to be suspended since December last year.

Chloe Saltau A leading biomechanist has questioned the relevance of Saeed Ajmal's unusual elbow condition, which he will use as a defence as he fights to overcome a suspension for throwing.

Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal suspended for throwing

On the outer: Saeed Ajmal’s suspension suggests the age of leniency over throwing is over.

Chloe Saltau Pakistan's star spinner Saeed Ajmal has been suspended from bowling in international cricket.  

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Ryan Harris says Australia will keep up its aggression against India

Keep aggressive: Ryan Harris.

Chloe Saltau Recovering Test paceman Ryan Harris has declared the Australians won’t temper their aggression as they seek to extend India’s woeful away-from-home record this summer.

Pakistan cricketer Sana Mir hails team's progress before Australia series

Captain of the Pakistani women's team Sana Mir.

Chloe Saltau Sana Mir won’t accept that she is a pioneer for women’s cricket in Pakistan. That title, she says, has to go to other "strong women of Pakistan".

Australian tour can help Zimbabwean cricket, says Stuart MacGill

Stuart MacGill says he is not as well-informed about the political situation in Zimbabwe now.

Chloe Saltau Ten years after he opted out of a tour to Zimbabwe for moral reasons, Stuart MacGill believes Australia's current visit could help the nation's struggling cricket team. 

Uni of WA questions independence of cricket's 'chucking' procedures

Saeed Ajmal this week became the biggest name reported so far.

Chloe Saltau The University of Western Australia, until recently the main destination for bowlers with dubious actions, has cast doubt on the independence of the International Cricket Council’s new testing...

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Paul Marsh faces big issues in move from cricket to AFLPA

On the right path: The Southern Stars celebrate winning the ICC Women’s World Twenty20.

Chloe Saltau On his last day as chief executive of the Australian Cricketers Association, Paul Marsh tackles the big issues in that sport and the ones he will confront when he takes the top job at the AFL Players...