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.

Cricket

The BBL title hopes of Melbourne Stars have been dealt a blow by the call-up to the Sri Lankan team of paceman Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga.

Chloe Saltau Stars hopeful paceman will be allowed to return to Australia before the semi-final.

The Tonk

The night Richie’s slow delivery felled Greig

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Sadly absent in Adelaide are Channel Nine commentary icons Richie Benaud, Tony Greig and Bill Lawry, but a new book written by the late Greig's son tells of one of their finest - or not so fine -...

Cricket

Barf time for Greig

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Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Mark Greig's family memoir tells the untold story of his father Tony, and the rest of the commentry crew.

Spin whiz lays down gauntlet for Aussies

Sri Lanka's Ajantha Mendis (C) is congratulated by his team mates after taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Elton Chigumbura during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Hambantota September 18, 2012. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Chloe Saltau If Ajantha Mendis's incredible start to the World Twenty20 is a sign of things to come, Australia's batsmen had better be sure they have improved at unravelling the secrets of the world's best...

Cricket

Harbhajan comeback cleans up England

Harbhajan Singh has made a cracking comeback to international cricket.

Chloe Saltau, Colombo Provocative Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh returns to international cricket with a 4-12 haul.

Cricket

Australia knocks creative spin aside: Murali

Muthiah Muralidaran

Chloe Saltau Failure to produce a spinner who can perform tricks is attributed to coaches.

Cricket

System dulls our spinners' magic: Murali

Cricket Australia v I World Eleven. Icc World Eleven Training.. Muttiah Muralitharan bowling in the nets.  30th Sept 2005 The Age Sport Picture by RAY KENNEDY SPECIAL CRICKET

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

Cricket

Team's hot streak leaves Hussey in limbo

Xavier Doherty bowls during the Super 8 cricket match against South Africa.

Chloe Saltau, Colombo The inspired recall of Xavier Doherty has created a selection headache for Australia as it approaches the business end of the World Twenty20.

Cricket

Bailey hails X factor, but Hussey may stay on bench

George Bailey

Chloe Saltau THE inspired recall of Xavier Doherty has created a selection headache for Australia as they approach the business end of the World Twenty20, with Australia's rampant form opening the possibility...

Cricket

CA may use more cotton wool in battle to keep Watson in his element

Australian cricketer Shane Watson celebrates the dismissal of Pakistan cricketer Imran Nazir during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup's Super Eight match between Pakistan and Australia at the R.Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo on October 2, 2012.  AFP PHOTO / Ishara S.KODIKARA

Chloe Saltau COLOMBO: Cricket Australia says it won't pressure players to skip the Indian Premier League to freshen up for next year's Ashes but insists something has to give in the busy world of Shane Watson if...

Starc is up to speed: Gillespie

Fast learner: Paceman Mitchell Starc has had a big impact.

Chloe Saltau Left-arm paceman expected to play leading role in summer campaign against South Africa.

Cricket

Windies stun Sri Lanka in T20 final

Chris Gayle

Chloe Saltau, Colombo The West Indies have spoiled Sri Lanka's party at Premadasa and started a festival of their own.

Windies revival is on cards

West Indies captain Darren Sammy with the trophy.

Chloe Saltau West Indies captain Darren Sammy hopes triumph will be catalyst for sustained revival.

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.

Doosra? No sir, that's not cricket

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Chloe Saltau CHAIRMAN of selectors John Inverarity believes Cricket Australia would compromise its integrity if it set out to teach young spinners to bowl the doosra in an effort to improve the nation's spin...

Cricket

Skipper backs lesser lights to go distance

George Bailey?

Chloe Saltau AUSTRALIA will field three debutants in a one-day game for the first time in 27 years against Sri Lanka at the MCG on Friday, but acting captain George Bailey believes the match could showcase the...

Cricket

Top three against Sri Lanka all debutants

Phillip Hughes

Chloe Saltau Australia will have three debutants in a one-day game for the first time in 27 years against Sri Lanka at the MCG on Friday, but acting captain George Bailey believes the match could showcase the...

Cricket

Hughes also proves a one-day wonder

Phil Hughes

Chloe Saltau Comeback kid the first Australian in the history of the format to score a century on debut.

Cricket

Australia hands ODI debuts to Cutting, Richardson

Johnson

Chloe Saltau Mitchell Johnson is Australia's latest fast bowling casualty while Usman Khawaja has been omitted from the one-day team after just one game.