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.

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.


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.

Over too soon: Ricky Ponting's last stand was short of runs but full of emotion

Ricky Ponting.

Chloe Saltau Ricky Ponting raised both arms to all parts of the WACA Ground and said farewell to cricket.

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Captain flags retiring

Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene.

Chloe Saltau Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene to consider retirement after Australian tour.


Murali puts a positive spin on return to MCG


Chloe Saltau Muthiah Muralidaran has tried to forget the indignity of being called for throwing on cricket's biggest stage, on its biggest day, and has urged his countrymen to cherish Sri Lanka's first Boxing Day...


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...


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...


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...

Bailey bags network for undermining team's status


Chloe Saltau ACTING captain George Bailey says Channel Nine is deliberately talking down one-day cricket to secure a favourable broadcast deal.

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Bailey whacks Nine's 'tactic'

George Bailey

Chloe Saltau Australia's acting captain believes Channel Nine is deliberately talking down one-day cricket.

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Australia hands ODI debuts to Cutting, Richardson


Chloe Saltau Mitchell Johnson is Australia's latest fast bowling casualty while Usman Khawaja has been omitted from the one-day team after just one game.


Faulkner selection may herald bowling strategy

James Faulkner.

Chloe Saltau If Australia does have the best bowlers in the world, then the selectors might as well pick five of them for the Ashes.


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.


IPL snaps up Johnson, Hogg

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Mitchell Johnson has been thrown a lifeline and a $US300,000 ($A279,835) pay cheque.


Clarke rapt to have Watson back on deck

Back: Shane Watson.

Chloe Saltau Shane Watson may make his international comeback against improving Sri Lanka.

Forrest shines, but Lankans win

Man of the match Mahela Jayawardene in full flight during his knock of 85.

Chloe Saltau, Hobart Life after Ricky Ponting in one-day cricket starts brilliantly for Peter Forrest but badly for Australia.


Sri Lankans into finals

Sri Lanka

Chloe Saltau Dan Christian's hat-trick fails to stop Sri Lanka from booking last place in one-day finals.


Lankans win despite Christian hat-trick

Dan Christian

Chloe Saltau DAN CHRISTIAN last night became the fourth Australian to take a hat-trick in ODIs and the first at the MCG since Anthony Stuart claimed a piece of cricket trivia 15 years ago.