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.
Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke's phenomenal batting in 2012 has earned the Australian captain another accolade, as Wisden's leading cricketer in the world.
Chloe Saltau Test captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday was named Wisden's leading cricketer of 2012, becoming only the third Australian to receive the honour.
Chloe Saltau Brett Lee describes Adelaide Oval's second-Test strip as ''the most amazing batting pitch I've ever seen''.
Chloe Saltau, Perth Mitchell Johnson dusted off his WACA cape and reminded everyone that his best is very, very good.
Chloe Saltau MITCHELL STARC has spent most of the past 12 months on the fringes of the Australian attack, while Mitchell Johnson could not have been further from contention for most of that time.
Chloe Saltau Ricky Ponting leaves memories of imperious straight drives and commanding pull shots.
Chloe Saltau Ricky Ponting raised both arms to all parts of the WACA Ground and said farewell to cricket.
Chloe Saltau Ricky Ponting made it clear during his blunt retirement announcement that he did not believe in fairytales.
Chloe Saltau The heartfelt ovation for Ricky Ponting conveyed how much he will be missed, but his short farewell innings confirmed the extent of his decline.
Chloe Saltau ''I'm not looking any further forward than the Test series against South Africa because I know if I don't nail that it's a waste of time anyway.''
Chloe Saltau WHETHER it was down to bad luck or bad management, South Africa had a very bad day. By the end of it, Jacques Kallis had a strained hamstring and coach Gary Kirsten was forced to defend the decision...
Chloe Saltau RICKY PONTING will escape the axe for the Perth Test but the former captain has admitted a hard conversation with the national selectors about his future is imminent.
Chloe Saltau No Test all-rounder can match the record of the South African run machine, but few experts are willing to rate him alongside the charismatic West Indian.
Chloe Saltau Shane Watson's unreliable body means Australia has faced this state of emergency before.
Chloe Saltau The only good thing about Shane Watson's unreliable body is that Australia has faced this particular state of emergency before.
Chloe Saltau Jacques Kallis has no interest in comparisons his all-round record invites.
Chloe Saltau Australia draws up dossier of detailed plans to unsettle each of South Africa's batsmen.
Chloe Saltau Australia's fast bowlers fall flat at the Gabba, letting two top batsmen off the hook.
Chloe Saltau and Chris Barrett, Brisbane South Africa suffers bitter blow with batsman J.P. Duminy ruled out for the series and beyond with a ruptured Achilles tendon.
Chloe Saltau AUSTRALIA'S fast bowlers, so ferocious last summer and so full of bravado leading into this one, fell flat at the Gabba on Friday, letting two of the world's most formidable batsmen off the hook.