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.


White is back and oozing confidence

Back on track: Cameron White at training in Colombo last week.

Chloe Saltau, Colombo Cameron White cherished his job as Australia's Twenty20 captain, so he was understandably crushed when it was taken away from him.


Spun out: Australia advance despite heavy loss

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA - OCTOBER 02:  Michael Hussey of Australia bats during the  ICC World Twenty20 2012 Super Eights Group 2 match between Australia and Pakistan at R. Premadasa Stadium on October 2, 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  (Photo by Pal Pillai/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau Colombo: Pakistan's spinners, all five of them, gave Australia an almighty scare last night.


Australia qualifies for World T20 semis

Mike Hussey in action for Australia.

Chloe Saltau, Colombo Australia falls to Pakistan but still manages to qualify for the World Twenty20 semi finals.

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Dropped catch shows perils for bowlers

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 09:  Ricky Ponting of Australia helps his team mate Peter Siddle of Australia to his feet after he dropped a caught and bowled chance from Hashim Amla of South Africa only to have it over rules due to a no-ball during day one of the First Test match between Australia and South Africa at The Gabba on November 9, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

Chloe Saltau IT COULD be the only chance Hashim Amla offers all series, but Peter Siddle has an alibi. His dropped return catch on the opening day at the Gabba follows a significant decline in caught-and-bowled...

Bats, not batsmen, are now the 'bowler killers'

Soggy wait: Members of the Australian side inspect the ground on the rain-affected day two of the Test.

Chloe Saltau Modern bats are making it harder for bowlers to accept return catches.