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.

Ricky Ponting wants cricket cheats exposed promptly

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting.

Chloe Saltau Ricky Ponting has urged cricket authorities to quickly make an example of those known to have fixed matches, saying there is nothing worse for the game than the shadow hanging over it.

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Ricky Ponting motivated by jealousy of Michael Clarke, says Shane Warne

Warne and Ponting

Chloe Saltau Shane Warne suggests Ricky Ponting was motivated by jealousy when he expressed initial doubts about Michael Clarke's suitability to be Australian captain in his autobiography.

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Running out of time: former Australian captain Ricky Ponting concedes it could be the end

Ricky Ponting.

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.

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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Why Australia still needs Ricky Ponting

Australian cricket player Ricky Ponting announces his intention to continue to play Test cricket during a news conference in Sydney.

Chloe Saltau Ricky Ponting was almost apologetic about calling a press conference to announce ... that he would continue playing cricket, just as he has always done. He need not have been.

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Sutherland to stay cricket boss beyond 2015

Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland will continue in his role.

Chloe Saltau James Sutherland's reign as chief executive of Cricket Australia has been renewed with an unlimited tenure, just one year after the board withstood calls for his head. 

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Cricket Australia follows India instead of leading, says departing players' chief Paul Marsh

Harbhajan Singh (centre) asks Andrew Symonds to move as umpire Steve Bucknor looks on during the second Test at the SCG in 2008.

Chloe Saltau As he prepares to take the top job at the AFL players' union, departing cricketers' association chief Paul Marsh says Cricket Australia's desire to pacify India has made it a follower rather than a...

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Craig McDermott plotting England's demise at the Gabba

Craig McDermott

Chloe Saltau Australia's bowling coach Craig McDermott has returned to plot England's demise on his old stomping ground.

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Bit of mongrel and we have a new Captain Grumpy

Chloe Saltau

Chloe Saltau The moment Michael Clarke bared his teeth as Australian captain might be the one that finally makes his country appreciate him.

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Cricket players union looks at DIY development route

Australian players at Adelaide Oval.

Chloe Saltau Australia's cricketers are considering putting their money where their mouth is and dipping into their own pay to fund solutions to the game's problems in this country.

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Mitchell Johnson and Ben Stokes escape ICC sanction for argy-bargy

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Australian paceman determined to continue intimidation of England in Perth.

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Big Bash scores with TV viewers

Luke Wright of the Stars hits a six off the bowling of Will Sheridan of the Renegades. Audience figures were up for the game which was the Big Bash opener.

Chloe Saltau Channel Ten's audience for the Melbourne derby exceeds Cricket Australia's expectations.

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We'll be ruthless, vows Clarke

Michael Clarke, Ryan Harris and Darren Lehmann

Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke has some bad news for embattled England. The Australian captain is approaching the Boxing Day Test with the same ruthless mindset he took into the first Ashes Test in Brisbane because...

Nathan Coulter-Nile's reputation counts for six after ropy effort on Boxing Day in Ashes

Nathan Coulter-Nile

Chloe Saltau There was one person at the MCG who could have done without the world record crowd.

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All jobs on the line, says Gooch

Richie Benaud fans

Chloe Saltau England batting coach Graham Gooch declared all the tourists' jobs were on the line.

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Ashes: England slump to a new low as whitewash beckons

Peter Siddle

Chloe Saltau The sustained excellence of Australia's pace juggernaut collided with the carelessness of England's batting with spectacular results on Saturday to carry the locals ever closer to the third whitewash...

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National Cricket Centre chief Belinda Clark calls for patience with Alex Keath

Chloe Saltau Victorian all-rounder has played six first-class games since choosing cricket over football almost four years ago.

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James Faulkner inspired by cricket great Jacques Kallis

James Faulkner

Chloe Saltau James Faulkner doesn't mind admitting he quizzed Jacques Kallis about the secrets to his success.

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Australia's Test cricketers consider pay cut to boost grassroots

Australia

Chloe Saltau Australia's star cricketers are considering dipping into their own pay to fund some of the solutions to the game's problems in this country, as some believe Cricket Australia is not doing enough to...

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Pain of Ashes past drives Australia

Shane Watson looks on during a nets session at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday.

Chloe Saltau Australia is fiercely aware of how quickly an Ashes advantage can come crashing down.

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