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.

Stars to take injuries into bat

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Chloe Saltau Several Southern Stars will carry niggling injuries into women's World Cup.

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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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Clarke plays down injury to Marsh

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Chloe Saltau Calf injury to left-hander comes just days before Test squad leaves for South Africa.

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CA's strong figures mean little to fans in the stands

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Chloe Saltau Winning back the Ashes is but one of a dozen objectives Cricket Australia has set itself for next financial year.

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Fast bowlers face gruelling shield program, says Siddle

Australian bowler Peter Siddle.

Chloe Saltau Four top pacemen in rehab and that's before six Shield games in seven weeks.

Greg Ritchie let loose with microphone again after racism scandal

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Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu, Chloe Saltau Fat Cat is back. A year after the luncheon speech scandal that caused a stir during Australia's first Test against South Africa in Brisbane, Greg Ritchie is back behind a microphone at an Ashes...

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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: Josh Hazlewood out of action for weeks

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Chloe Saltau Another of Australia's rising fast bowlers has broken down, with Ashes contender Josh Hazlewood expected to miss several weeks with shin soreness.

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The Ashes: Nathan Lyon has grounds to believe Australia could be on a roll

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 22:  Nathan Lyon of Australia celebrates dismissing Ian Bell of England during day two of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 22, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau Three years after he was part of the Adelaide Oval ground crew branded as "pathetic" by Kevin Pietersen, Nathan Lyon returns to his new-look spiritual home certain he can do what he and Australia's...

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Ashes 2013: Australia's attack best in world, says Craig McDermott

Bowling coach Craig McDermott has good reason to look satisfied.

Chloe Saltau In fewer than 140 characters, Australia have thrown down the gauntlet to South Africa's Dale Steyn-led pace attack.

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Craig McDermott tells Dale Steyn: Australian pace attack is best

Chloe Saltau Faces in the Australian attack are not much different from the 2010-11 Ashes.

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Watson back in favoured role

Shane Watson and Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau Granting Shane Watson his wish is Darren Lehmann's great hope of achieving what his predecessor could not.

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Australians burnt by Ashes

Australia will be driven by the pain of multiple losses, while England will depend on the veterans of 2006-07

Chloe Saltau Only one Australian has won an Ashes series. All England players, bar two, have.

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Watson has final shot at redemption

Shane Watson

Chloe Saltau Shane Watson's quest is to deliver on the biggest stage of all.

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Injury concern for Watson as Lehmann admits Siddle nearly missed out

Shane Watson.

Chloe Saltau Shane Watson has finished the first day of the Trent Bridge Test with what coach Darren Lehmann described as a niggle in his lower leg.

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Lehmann coy on Watson's leg injury

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Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia refused to reveal the seriousness of Shane Watson's injury as concerns mounted about his fitness for the remainder of the Trent Bridge Test.

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James Pattinson to miss rest of Ashes series with back injury

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Chloe Saltau Australia's beleaguered Ashes campaign has suffered another crushing blow, with young spearhead James Pattinson ruled out of the series with a serious back injury.

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Pattinson weeps for Ashes end

End of his campaign: James Pattinson.

Chloe Saltau Young and ferocious fast bowler has sustained a stress fracture in his back.

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Patto's dream turns to Ashes

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Chloe Saltau It took all of James Pattinson's strength to hold himself together as he expressed the hope one day his body would be mature enough to cope with the stresses placed on Australia's bowlers in this...

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Test of endurance to win back the urn

Australia captain Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau Michael Hussey believes Australia is capable of winning back the Ashes in Australia.