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.

Gary Gilmour dead, aged 62

Chloe Saltau and Chris Barrett Former Australian all-rounder Gary Gilmour has passed away at the age of 62.

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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.

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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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Chappell rails against India's media muzzling

Ian Chappell.

Chloe Saltau Indian board muzzles commentators on the Decision Review System.

Australia choose eight pace bowlers to win back Ashes urn

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Australia have decided on a squadron of eight fast bowlers for the Ashes, but team performance boss Pat Howard insists there is room for someone to come from the clouds.

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Eight quicks picked on Ashes hit-list

Nathan Coulter-Nile.

Chloe Saltau Australia decides on squadron of eight fast bowlers for the Ashes, but team performance boss insists there is still room for someone to come from the clouds.

Unshackled, no-nonsense Ponting gets to tell it like it is

Ricky Ponting.

Chloe Saltau RICKY Ponting turned up at the SCG in suit and tie, armed with ideas from seven years as Australian captain, expecting to spend the whole day imparting them to Don Argus and his panel.

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Punter on the attack

Ricky Ponting

Chloe Saltau Rick Ponting unleashes seven years worth of ideas as captain on Don Argus and his panel.

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Fairfax Radio to field ex-Australian skippers

Tim Lane

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Three former Australian captains are set to feature on Fairfax Radio's cricket commentary team.

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Doolan has Test in sight

Alex Doolan.

Chloe Saltau Alex Doolan has another chance to impress selectors, for Australia A against England.

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Australia out to put Narine in a spin

Sunil Narine.

Chloe Saltau, Colombo Australia will attempt to drag West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine out of his comfort zone and only then, coach Mickey Arthur has said, will his true calibre be revealed.

Viv Richards weighs Big Bash mentor role

Sir Vivian Richards

Chloe Saltau Sir Viv Richards, one of the most destructive batsmen the world has seen, is talking to the Melbourne Stars about joining the Big Bash side as a team mentor this summer.

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Lillee's lament: no spearhead

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 02:  Mitchell Johnson of Australia bowls during day three of the Third Test Match between Australia and South Africa at the WACA on December 2, 2012 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau Fast bowling legend Dennis Lillee laments lack of a spearhead to stop South Africa's marauding batsmen in Perth, and said he would have been furious if he had been rested from a Test like Peter...

Lillee calls for enforcer to provide cutting edge

Peter Siddle

Chloe Saltau FAST-BOWLING legend Dennis Lillee has lamented the lack of a spearhead to stop South Africa's marauding batsmen in Perth, and said he would have been furious if he had been rested from a Test as...

Siddle brushes off Lillee, rests his case

Peter Siddle

Chloe Saltau PETER SIDDLE has bristled at criticism from Dennis Lillee and described the decision to withdraw him from the deciding Perth Test as ''the right thing to do''.

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Lillee wrong - I was right to rest: Siddle

Australian paceman Peter Siddle.

Chloe Saltau Paceman says he played a part in the agonising call to rest from the series decider.

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Plenty of jobs for the boys in Warne's manifesto

shane warne

Chloe Saltau THE first instalment of Shane Warne's much-anticipated bible for the betterment of Australian cricket proposes a player-led mutiny against rotations and a ''dream team'' to run the game that includes...

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The ways of Warne: Test great calls for Fleming as coach

shane warne

Chloe Saltau The first instalment of Shane Warne’s much-anticipated bible for the betterment of Australian cricket proposes a player-led mutiny against rotations and a "dream team" to run the game that includes...

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Clarke defends absence for back treatment

Michael Clarke

Chloe Saltau Captain defends absence at a time when off-field leadership desperately needed.

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Opinions split over proposed one-day format

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Chloe Saltau CRICKET Will Cricket Australia's radical plan for one-day cricket succeed in spicing up a tired format or stealthily kill it off?