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.

Jason Gillespie in the mix as England look to rebuild

Andy Flower

Chloe Saltau The latest casualty of England's woeful tour of Australia is head coach Andy Flower, and former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has been mentioned as a possible candidate to replace him.

Australian tour can help Zimbabwean cricket, says Stuart MacGill

Stuart MacGill says he is not as well-informed about the political situation in Zimbabwe now.

Chloe Saltau Ten years after he opted out of a tour to Zimbabwe for moral reasons, Stuart MacGill believes Australia's current visit could help the nation's struggling cricket team. 

Cricket

Coach Lillee continues to play the hard ball

Lillee and CA part ways (Thumbnail)

Chloe Saltau Well before he walked away from his coaching post with Cricket Australia, Dennis Lillee had a reputation for being as hard to play across the negotiating table as he was from 22 yards.

Cricket

Andy Flower steps down as England cricket coach

Another one gone: Andy Flower (left) with Alastair Cook.

Chloe Saltau Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie mentioned as possible replacement.

Cricket

Statistically, paceman Ryan Harris is up there with the best

Ryan Harris

Chloe Saltau Ryan Harris is 'figures-wise the best bowler in Australia of all time, almost': Craig McDermott.

Craig McDermott rates Ryan Harris among cricket's bowling greats

Ryan Harris

Chloe Saltau While singing the praises of the attack at the weekend, pace whisperer Craig McDermott described Ryan Harris as ''figures-wise the best bowler in Australia of all time, almost''.

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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.

Starc difference in a year

Chloe Saltau Mitchell Starc threatening to tip Ben Hilfenhaus out of the team for the second Test.

Cricket

Johnson roars back to brink of a hat-trick

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Clearing hurdles introduced by rotation policy gives Mitchell Johnson more satisfaction than his 200th wicket.

Cricket

Pace attack can conquer in India: Siddle

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle .

Chloe Saltau Three-quarters of the wickets during England's historic series win in India recently fell to spin, but Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle is predicting a pace-led quest for the Border-Gavaskar...

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India must face pace: Siddle

Peter Siddle

Chloe Saltau Three quarters of the wickets during England's historic series win in India recently fell to spin, but Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle is predicting a pace-led quest for the Border-Gavaskar...

Need for speed: Siddle knows way to success

Peter Siddle

Chloe Saltau THREE-quarters of the wickets during England's historic series win in India recently fell to spin, but Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle is predicting a pace-led quest for the Border-Gavaskar...

Cricket

Gillespie warns Clarke not to take Ashes rookies lightly

Joe Root

Chloe Saltau Do not be fooled by Joe Root's boyish looks or Jonny Bairstow's fiery temperament. Their Yorkshire coach, former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie, says the kids can play.

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Cricket

Pattinson v Anderson in duel of quicks

The challenger: James Pattinson.

Chloe Saltau Within the battle for Ashes supremacy there will be a fight for bragging rights among pacemen.

Cricket

Watson has final shot at redemption

Shane Watson

Chloe Saltau Shane Watson's quest is to deliver on the biggest stage of all.

Cricket

Bichel out but favours a former international

Chloe Saltau Andy Bichel rules himself out of contention to be Australia's next bowling coach.

Cricket

Paceman Lee burns brightly to the end

Brett Lee

Chloe Saltau Brett Lee always figured it was better to burn out than fade away, so he was still bowling fast, seriously fast, when the last injury came.

Cricket

Bowled: Hurt Lee walks

Reflecting on a fine career: Brett Lee at the announcement of his retirement yesterday.

Chloe Saltau Brett Lee was bowling fast, seriously fast, when he sustained a career-ending injury.