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.

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Concerns over visibility of pink balls for Sheffield Shield day-night matches

Chloe Saltau Colour-blindness of Victorian captain Matthew Wade prompts Cricket Australia to act.

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The world team of the year

Michael Clarke

Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke the only batsman from Australia or England to make my Test team of the year.

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It’s the Sheffield Shield after dark as day-night Tests get the green light

Chloe Saltau It's time to turn on the lights. Cricket Australia is putting into action its long-held ambition to pioneer day-night Tests, and will hold a round of the Sheffield Shield under lights this summer...

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Shield trials to gauge viability of night Tests

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Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia is putting into action its long-held ambition to pioneer day-night Tests.

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Sachin Tendulkar to retire next month

Sachin Tendulkar.

Chloe Saltau India's record-breaking batsman announces he will retire after playing his 200th Test match next month.

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Sachin Tendulkar departs as a deity of cricket

Sachin Tendulkar.

Chloe Saltau Sachin Tendulkar's potential to be one of the greats of the game was obvious on his first tour of Australia more than 20 years ago.

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Kallis v Sobers

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Chloe Saltau No Test all-rounder can match the record of the South African run machine, but few experts are willing to rate him alongside the charismatic West Indian.

Kallis plays down Bradman claim

Phenomenal: Jacques Kallis.

Chloe Saltau Jacques Kallis has no interest in comparisons his all-round record invites.

The last of Australia's dominant generation leaves the game

Ricky Ponting

Chloe Saltau Ricky Ponting leaves memories of imperious straight drives and commanding pull shots.

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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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England recovers after losing early wickets in second Ashes Test

Ryan Harris.

Chloe Saltau England's rebuilding effort was aided by an untidy piece of footwork from Peter Siddle just before tea on the opening day at Lord's

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Steve Smith triggers England collapse in second Ashes Test

Steve Smith.

Chloe Saltau Surprise packet Steve Smith took three crucial wickets late on day one to revive Australia on day one of the second Test at Lord's.

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Dravid contrite, India not

Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid.

Chloe Saltau, Adelaide Rahul Dravid implores his country to rebuild a competive Test team for the sake of world cricket.

Watson's leader spot on ice

Chloe Saltau Shane Watson yet to receive official endorsement as vice-captain from selection panel.

End in sight for India's sorry tour

Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni jabs his finger in anger at umpire Billy Bowden after a contentious decision in a recent one-day international.

Chloe Saltau India's sorry tour of Australia is set to mercifully end in Hobart tonight.

A great and gentle man of the game bows out

Chloe Saltau When news of Rahul Dravid's retirement broke, the world's most popular cricket website crashed.