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.

Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal suspended for throwing

On the outer: Saeed Ajmal’s suspension suggests the age of leniency over throwing is over.

Chloe Saltau Pakistan's star spinner Saeed Ajmal has been suspended from bowling in international cricket.  

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Uni of WA questions independence of cricket's 'chucking' procedures

Saeed Ajmal this week became the biggest name reported so far.

Chloe Saltau The University of Western Australia, until recently the main destination for bowlers with dubious actions, has cast doubt on the independence of the International Cricket Council’s new testing...

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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.

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Cricket Australia crackdown on dissent, sledging

Matthew Wade.

Chloe Saltau As Australia rejoices in regaining its tough-guy image in the Ashes, Cricket Australia is cracking down on players who put a foot out of line in domestic ranks.

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Watson lifts after Gayle drop

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Chloe Saltau in Colombo The pain of dropping Chris Gayle, the world's most explosive batsman, drove Shane Watson to atone with a performance that pushed Australia into the Super Eights of the World Twenty20.

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Watson and water thwart Windies as Australia surges into Super Eights

Chloe Saltau in Colombo Australia won a dramatic World Twenty20 match against the West Indies under the Duckworth-Lewis system on Saturday night, but monsoonal rain was not the only force of nature to hit Colombo.

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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.

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Gayle destroys Australia's World T20 final hopes

Brad Hogg and Chris Gayle.

Chloe Saltau Somewhere over Colombo is a cricket ball launched into orbit by Chris Gayle, and Australia's hopes of winning its first ever World Twenty20 crown went with it.

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Aussies helpless as Gayle seized control: Bailey

Chloe Saltau Australian captain George Bailey admits he felt helplessness kicking in as Australia's best-laid plans to combat West Indies match-winner Chris Gayle failed in the World Twenty20 semi-final overnight.

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Australia's campaign ends in regret, but with hope for future

High 10: West Indies players celebrate George Bailey's dismissal.

Chloe Saltau George Bailey insists team's semi-final finish just the start of his career as national leader.

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Hip-hop Windies waltz all over Australia

West Indies players celebrate after taking the wicket of Australia's David Warner as Australia's Shane Watson (L) watches during their Twenty20 World Cup semi-final cricket match in Colombo October 5, 2012. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Chloe Saltau COLOMBO: As Chris Gayle danced, Gangnam Style, on the grave of Australia's World Twenty20 campaign, vanquished captain George Bailey insisted the team's semi-final finish was just the start of his...

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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.

Viv Richards weighs Big Bash mentor role

Sir Vivian Richards

Chloe Saltau Sir Viv Richards, one of the most destructive batsmen the world has seen, is talking to the Melbourne Stars about joining the Big Bash side as a team mentor this summer.

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Lehmann steps into chucking row

Darren Lehmann.

Chloe Saltau Heat coach questions Marlon Samuels' bowling action.

Warne faces action over BBL tantrum

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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.

Warne does himself no favours with Star turn

Warne

Chloe Saltau In his short time as Melbourne Stars captain, Shane Warne has made self-aggrandising statements about his ability to return to Test cricket and dominate if only he felt like it, denigrated a national...

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...

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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.