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.

Cricket

The BBL title hopes of Melbourne Stars have been dealt a blow by the call-up to the Sri Lankan team of paceman Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga.

Chloe Saltau Stars hopeful paceman will be allowed to return to Australia before the semi-final.

Cricket

Kevin Pietersen draws big money, regardless of results

Kevin Pietersen in action for Surrey during a T20 match.

Chloe Saltau Kevin Pietersen will put bums on seats, dollars in the bank and nightclubbers with smartphones at the ready. He might even win the Melbourne Stars a few games of cricket; that will be a bonus.

Cricket

Fired up for another bash

Round one? Shane Warne lines up Marlon Samuels.

Chloe Saltau Aaron Finch forecasts another heated Melbourne derby, without repeat of ugliness of last year.

Cricket

Back on the radar

In both forms of the game, the best of Mitch Johnson is something to shout about.

Chloe Saltau Mitch Johnson says he is bowling as fast as ever, and with more control.

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Cricket

Kiwis cruelled, England crashes

New Zealand's campaign came to a cruel end.

Chloe Saltau, Colombo England could have used Kevin Pietersen and New Zealand could have used a little luck.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

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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Legends give help in war-torn areas

Out: Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara and Rangana Herath celebrate a wicket in their World Twenty20 semi-final.

Chloe Saltau Sri Lanka on verge of first triumph at major event since World Cup win in 1996.

Cricket

Windies stun Sri Lanka in T20 final

Chris Gayle

Chloe Saltau, Colombo The West Indies have spoiled Sri Lanka's party at Premadasa and started a festival of their own.

Windies revival is on cards

West Indies captain Darren Sammy with the trophy.

Chloe Saltau West Indies captain Darren Sammy hopes triumph will be catalyst for sustained revival.

Cricket

Dilshan shows he is still up to the test

Tillakaratne Dilshan

Chloe Saltau TILLAKARATNE DILSHAN considered following Lasith Malinga into retirement from Test cricket this year, and Australian Big Bash teams were keen on signing one of the world's most potent short-form...

Cricket

Dilshan makes a good call on Test career

Tillakaratne Dilshan

Chloe Saltau Tillakaratne Dilshan considered following Lasith Malinga into retirement from Test cricket this year, and Australian Big Bash teams were keen on signing one of the world's most potent short-form...

Warne faces action over BBL tantrum

Warne

Chloe Saltau Shane Warne faces severe disciplinary action over his eruption towards Marlon Samuels.

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Stars clash in Renegades win

Marlon Samuels

Chloe Saltau Shane Warne almost comes to blows with Melbourne Renegades' import, Marlon Samuels.

Cricket

Have we seen the back of Warne?

Shane Warne.

Jon Pierik and Chloe Saltau Shane Warne may have played his last competitive game of cricket if Melbourne Stars lose to Sydney Thunder.

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Injured Samuels in doubt for ODI series

Chloe Saltau Marlon Samuels' eye socket injury is so severe he has been ordered to refrain from moving lest he do permanent damage, and he is highly unlikely to play in the West Indies' one-day series against...

Cricket

Laid-up Samuels may miss Windies series

Marlon Samuels after being struck in the eye by Lasith Malinga (background) on Sunday.

Chloe Saltau BBL injury so severe, West Indies player ordered to refrain from moving lest he damage his eye.

Cricket

Skipper backs lesser lights to go distance

George Bailey?

Chloe Saltau AUSTRALIA will field three debutants in a one-day game for the first time in 27 years against Sri Lanka at the MCG on Friday, but acting captain George Bailey believes the match could showcase the...

Cricket

Top three against Sri Lanka all debutants

Phillip Hughes

Chloe Saltau Australia will have three debutants in a one-day game for the first time in 27 years against Sri Lanka at the MCG on Friday, but acting captain George Bailey believes the match could showcase the...

B-team bring A-game to crush Sri Lanka

Australia's batsman Phillip Hughes plays a shot during the first one-day international between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 11, 2013. AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA
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Chloe Saltau PHILLIP HUGHES struck a blow for the new boys when he became the first Australian in the 42-year history of one-day internationals to score a century on debut, and the home team rose above its...