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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Selectors stick to winning formula

Chloe Saltau, Brisbane Australia's selectors have named an unchanged squad for the second Test in Adelaide.

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Selectors stick solid with no changes for Adelaide Test

Darren Lehmann

Chloe Saltau Australia's selectors have named an unchanged squad for the second Test in Adelaide, and the fast bowlers who destroyed England in Brisbane will have relatively fresh legs as the Ashes enters its...

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Ryan Harris ready to give his all in Adelaide, but selectors will be hoping to preserve quicks for Perth

Ryan Harris

Chloe Saltau Ryan Harris will take a ''go hard or go home'' approach into the Adelaide Test as the selectors search for ways to look after the quicks in anticipation of an all-out assault in pacier Perth.

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Stability at last as selectors name an unchanged Australian XI

Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau Captain says thumping start to in Brisbane only baby step towards much loftier goal.

Stability at last as selectors name an unchanged Australian XI

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Chloe Saltau Adelaide As Australia put an end to the selectorial funkiness of the past year by naming an unchanged team for the Adelaide Test, captain Michael Clarke said the thumping start to the Ashes in Brisbane was...

Shane Warne tells selectors not to mess with a winning team

Shane Warne

Chloe Saltau Shane Warne has warned the selectors not to force generational change on a winning team now that the Ashes are won, believing Australia has the right combination of exuberance and experience to climb...

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Selectors ponder ODI role for Agar

Chloe Saltau Now the Ashes are lost, the selectors will turn their attention to the limited-overs series.

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Watson might be stumped by selectors on his top-order value

Shane Watson

Chloe Saltau Shane Watson has admitted he risks missing another full summer of Test cricket if he returns too soon, as he pushes to be considered as a specialist batsman for the Adelaide Test.

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Watson might be stumped by selectors on his top-order value

Shane Watson in the nets at the Adelaide Oval.

Chloe Saltau, Adelaide SHANE Watson has admitted he risks missing another full summer of Test cricket if he returns too soon, as he pushes to be considered as a specialist batsman for the Adelaide Test.

Siddle riddle: selectors muse over paceman

peter-siddle

Chloe Saltau, Chris Barrett AUSTRALIA'S selectors have been told Peter Siddle is at much greater risk of injury than when he broke down in the West Indies earlier this year, but they are tempted to pick him for what is being...

Selectors speak to embattled Ponting

Ricky Ponting

Chloe Saltau THE national selectors have spoken to Ricky Ponting about his future as the Perth Test looms.

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Selectors punt on Hughes

Phillip Hughes

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau AFTER a year in the international wilderness, Phillip Hughes is set to be given the opportunity to forge a long-term Test career with a recall for Australia's series opener against Sri Lanka next...

Chances dim for Clarke as selectors play it safe

michael clarke

Chloe Saltau MICHAEL CLARKE's hopes of playing in the Boxing Day Test have faded as Australia take a conservative approach with their inspirational captain, while Shane Watson says stepping into his shoes would...

Selectors stand by one-dayer decisions

Matthew Wade.

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia will make no apologies for weakening the one-day team to give some of its less experienced Test players more time to prepare for the demanding Test series in India.

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Selectors stuck for options for Test squad

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 03:  Nathan Lyon of Australia bowls during day one of the Third Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau In uncertain times, injuries to a couple of left-arm spinners have made selection difficult.

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Selectors on right path in overhaul despite bumps in the road, says Argus

Don Argus

Chloe Saltau Don Argus, whose review of Australian cricket charted a course back to world domination, says there is no quick fix for the problems laid bare in India, and implored selectors and administrators to...

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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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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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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.