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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Brad Hogg in doubt for Windies clash

Brad Hogg

Chloe Saltau Australia's frontline spinner Brad Hogg has missed training for the second day in a row, placing him in doubt for Saturday night's final World Twenty20 group game against the West Indies.

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Spinner James Muirhead sets out on long road to life's dream

James Muirhead.

Chloe Saltau James Muirhead has a task at hand before he flies to Bangladesh via South Africa.

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Exotic Australian squad named for T20 World Cup

Brad Hodge

Chloe Saltau Australia's squad for Twenty20 World Cup has veterans, a raw youngster and an injured Test squad member.

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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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Australia plans to rattle West Indies

Australia's Twenty20 cricket team captain George Bailey.

Chloe Saltau Fast bowlers empowered to 'target the helmets' of the West Indies' explosive batsmen in tonight's World Twenty20 group game.

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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.

Bottled water suspected in illness outbreak

Bottled water.

Chloe Saltau The World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka has been hit by suspicions that bottled water supplied to players by the International Cricket Council is behind a gastro illness that affected at least three teams at...

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Australia knocks creative spin aside: Murali

Muthiah Muralidaran

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

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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.

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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.

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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...

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Spun out: Australia advance despite heavy loss

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA - OCTOBER 02:  Michael Hussey of Australia bats during the  ICC World Twenty20 2012 Super Eights Group 2 match between Australia and Pakistan at R. Premadasa Stadium on October 2, 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  (Photo by Pal Pillai/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau Colombo: Pakistan's spinners, all five of them, gave Australia an almighty scare last night.

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Australia qualifies for World T20 semis

Mike Hussey in action for Australia.

Chloe Saltau, Colombo Australia falls to Pakistan but still manages to qualify for the World Twenty20 semi finals.

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Australia exposed in every facet of the game: Bailey

Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi (L) throws a ball towards the wicket as Australian cricket captain George Bailey (R) looks on.

Chloe Saltau, Colombo Australian captain George Bailey said his team's capitulation to Pakistan laid bare its deficiencies against spin but stopped short of describing the defeat as an embarrassing way of advancing to the...

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Victorian trio coming off a tough tour

Not at his best: David Hussey.

Chloe Saltau David Hussey, Cameron White and Glenn Maxwell all leave Sri Lanka with reputations dented.

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Bookies targeted three other IPL players: report

Chloe Saltau An Indian newspaper has reported that former Australian Test batsman Brad Hodge immediately refused an invitation to a party at which a bookie intended to rope him into the IPL spot-fixing scandal.

White back in favour for world Twenty20

Brad Hogg

Chloe Saltau Australian selectors have named an unsurprising squad for the World Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka, where ex-captain Cameron White will have a chance to re-establish himself at international level...

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McDermott to follow father

Alister McDermott

Chloe Saltau Alister McDermott is poised to follow his father, Craig, onto the world cricket stage.

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In Twenty20 world, Australia is the land way down under

Glenn Maxwell oozes that X-factor quality.

Chloe Saltau Forget the Australians' lowly ranking in Twenty20, skipper George Bailey says his team is one of the title contenders at the World Cup.

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Sit back and watch: McKay predicts big things for Cummins

Cummins

Chloe Saltau, Colombo Australian paceman Clint McKay has urged the cricket world to sit back and behold a superstar in the making when Pat Cummins has the ball at the World Twenty20.