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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System dulls our spinners' magic: Murali

Chloe Saltau, Colombo Legendary Sri Lankan spinner says 'proper' Australian coaching blocks creativity.

Just let spinners be: Warne

Legging it: Leg-spinning great Shane Warne trains at the MCG yesterday for the Big Bash League.

Chloe Saltau Former Test leggie describes Jon Holland's shoulder injury as savage blow to Australian cricket.

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Maxwell eyes red-ball success and Test selection

Glenn Maxwell hopes to follow the example of Kiwi Brendon McCullum.

Chloe Saltau Glenn Maxwell was entranced by Brendon McCullum's history-making triple century for New Zealand.

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Slow bowler James Muirhead on Ashes fast track

Impressive form: James Muirhead.

Chloe Saltau Budding leg-spinner earmarked as a possible 2015 Ashes tourist by the national selectors.

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Steve Rixon happy to go as Darren Lehmann continues coaching shake-up

New world: Steve Rixon will still coach the Chennai Super Kings.

Chloe Saltau Veteran assistant , 59, had intended to finish up when his contract expired after World Twenty20.

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Hurricanes upset Stars to enter BBL final

Tim Paine smashes a boundary off John Hastings at the MCG on Tuesday.

Chloe Saltau Wicketkeeper Tim Paine shines with the bat as unbeaten Stars eliminated again.

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Emerging leg-spinner Muirhead signs long-term deal with Bushrangers

Chloe Saltau The excitement around young leg-spinner James Muirhead continues to build.

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Cricket Victoria looks for answers after dismal Sheffield Shield season

Aaron Finch has once again been unable to replicate his stellar short-form heroics in red ball cricket.

Chloe Saltau Victorian selectors wield the axe for next Sheffield Shield game against South Australia.

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...

Ashes 2013: Enigmatic Monty Panesar turns in mixed bag in Adelaide

Monty Panesar

Chloe Saltau England gambled on two spinners in an effort to conjure a result in Adelaide, turning to a bowler who has been a brilliant performer and a figure of fun at times in his career.

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Monty Panesar was the pivotal figure on the opening day of the second Ashes Test

England's Monty Panesar.

Chloe Saltau England gambled on two spinners in an effort to conjure a result in Adelaide.

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Dynamic duo heaps on pain

Australian batsman Michael Clarke (L) and Brad Haddin

Chloe Saltau Clarke and Brad Haddin are looking more and more like the leaders who could bring back the Ashes after demoralising the tourists.

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Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin put England through the grind

Michael Clarke

Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke might as well have told England to get ready for a broken f---ing spirit.

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Alastair Cook fails and whole England Ashes team hurts

Leading the way? Alastair Cook walks back to the pavilion after being dismissed on day four.

Chloe Saltau Last time he was in Australia, he made 766 runs in the series. This time...

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Ashes 2013: Alastair Cook's dismissal leaves ripples down England order

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Chloe Saltau The time-honoured ploy of targeting the opposition's captain almost seemed wasted on Alastair Cook when Australia's fast bowlers circled his name on the scoresheet before the winter's Ashes series.

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Victorian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed admits talk of Ashes debut affected his bowling

Fawad Ahmed is still Victoria's leading wicket taker this season.

Chloe Saltau Leg-spinner says he is prepared to be patient in pursuit of his Test dream.

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England spinner Graeme Swann retires

England's Graeme Swann announces his retirement to the media at the MCG on Sunday.

Chloe Saltau Australia's mission to take Graeme Swann ''out of the equation'' pays off in astonishing fashion.

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Lyon and 'Jeff' can take heart from rival's career

Graeme Swann's career bloomed late, but he became a regular match-winner for England.

Chloe Saltau Nathan Lyon should celebrate the career of Graeme Swann.

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Lyon's pride at notching ton

Nathan Lyon

Chloe Saltau Nathan Lyon bowls his team to a winning position in the Boxing Day Test.

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Nathan Lyon reaches 100 wickets as tide starts to turn

Nathan Lyon

Chloe Saltau He's been overshadowed and underrated, but Nathan Lyon felt the love as he joined the small handful of Australian off spinners to have taken 100 Test wickets while bowling his team to a winning...

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