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 Mitchell Marsh might be excited about playing a role for the team against South Africa on Wednesday, but the most exciting thing about him is that he is capable of playing two roles.
Chloe Saltau The emergence of Mitchell Marsh as a match-winning allrounder might not have happened if Justin Langer hadn't put Tom Moody on his case.
Chloe Saltau Sam Whiteman thinks playing against grown men since he was 12 has prepared him well for professional cricket, but he found one opponent more intimidating than most.
Chloe Saltau An adopted Victorian senses an opening against England in the Boxing Day Test.
Chloe Saltau Michael Hussey has signed on to help coach the next generation of Australian batsmen.
Chloe Saltau Craig Simmons was fixing power lines for a living when Justin Langer called to offer him a place in the Perth Scorchers' squad.
Chloe Saltau The effort to turn Ashton Agar into a fully fledged all-rounder is well under way.
Chloe Saltau The effort to turn Ashton Agar into a fully fledged all-rounder is well under way, with national selector John Inverarity believing the young spinner could eventually bat well inside the top six for...
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.
Chloe Saltau Rick Ponting unleashes seven years worth of ideas as captain on Don Argus and his panel.
Chloe Saltau We visit rising star Ashton Agar at home in Bentleigh.
Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Australian war hero Ben Roberts-Smith has emerged as a key man behind Mitchell Johnson’s rise from the international wilderness.
Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia bracing itself to lose key member of its coaching staff on eve of Test.
Chloe Saltau South African captain ridicules aspects of Australia's game plan for the series.
Chloe Saltau, Brisbane Australian vice-captain Shane Watson is unsure whether he will be ready to bowl in the second Test, and understands his return is not automatic.
Chloe Saltau SHANE WATSON is unsure if he will be ready to bowl in the second Test in Adelaide, and understands his return is not automatic.
Chloe Saltau ED COWAN showed in his first seven Tests he could bat for a long time, but his maiden century against South Africa has revealed the new dimension needed to cement his place in the team.
Chloe Saltau SOUTH AFRICA captain Graeme Smith has ridiculed aspects of Australia's game plan for the series that will decide the No.1 Test ranking, and taken aim at the hosts' unproven top order.
Chloe Saltau Nathan Lyon is under no illusions about South Africa's intentions to take him down.
Chloe Saltau Ricky Ponting leaves memories of imperious straight drives and commanding pull shots.