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 Brett Lee describes Adelaide Oval's second-Test strip as ''the most amazing batting pitch I've ever seen''.
Chloe Saltau A realistic Ricky Ponting expects to discuss his future with the selectors soon, and has conceded his career could be over before the end of the summer.
Chloe Saltau After a comic case of mistaken identity, stage is set for Ricky Ponting to put Australia in command.
Chloe Saltau Ricky Ponting raised both arms to all parts of the WACA Ground and said farewell to cricket.
Chloe Saltau The heartfelt ovation for Ricky Ponting conveyed how much he will be missed, but his short farewell innings confirmed the extent of his decline.
Chloe Saltau AS AUSTRALIA'S fast bowlers strained for a breakthrough without success, Brett Lee lamented the lack of zest in Test pitches around the nation and described Adelaide Oval's second-Test strip as ''the...
Chloe Saltau RICKY PONTING will escape the axe for the Perth Test but the former captain has admitted a hard conversation with the national selectors about his future is imminent.
Chloe Saltau, Adelaide Australia brings in fresh legs for Perth Test, a nod to the fact that Peter Siddle's could barely carry him back to his bowling mark by the end in Adelaide.
Chloe Saltau AUSTRALIA have brought in fresh legs for the Perth Test, a nod to the fact Peter Siddle's could barely carry him back to his bowling mark by the end in Adelaide.
Chloe Saltau Victorian vows to bat with more composure if he is given a second chance in Adelaide.
Chloe Saltau and Steve Larkin, Adelaide Dale Steyn has been laid low by food poisoning as South Africa's fast bowlers rouse themselves for a more sustained barrage of short-pitched bowling at Australian captain Michael Clarke.
Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau and Phil Lutton With the opening Test of the summer starting tomorrow, Fairfax cricket writers Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau and Phil Lutton discuss what looms as an intriguing match against South Africa.
Chloe Saltau Australia draws up dossier of detailed plans to unsettle each of South Africa's batsmen.
Chloe Saltau MORNE MORKEL poses a very different challenge from his more celebrated pace partner Dale Steyn, but the Australian batsmen's record against one of the giants of the game suggests they have his...
Chloe Saltau South African captain ridicules aspects of Australia's game plan for the series.
Chloe Saltau The myth of the green Gabba monster grows fangs before each Brisbane Test, and the build-up to this series-opener against South Africa has been no different.
Chloe Saltau, Chris Barrett SOUTH AFRICA'S all-conquering pace arsenal fired blanks on the fourth day of the Brisbane Test, undermined by a flat pitch, ill-discipline and Australia's dominant batting.
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, Brisbane Ed Cowan saved by a no-ball in the day's penultimate over as South Africa's quicks all but wipe out Australia's top order.
Chloe Saltau ON A lamentable day for Australia, at least one disaster was averted.