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.

Deja vu: Stuart Broad exposes Australia's fragile top order

Chloe Saltau Mitchell Johnson has given Michael Clarke some batting advice after Australia's captain and star batsman was again targeted and trapped by England's chief provocateur Stuart Broad.

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Bigger boundaries on the agenda for international cricket

With constant advances in bat technology, the size of grounds is one of the few things match referees can control

Chloe Saltau Cricket, at least in its short forms, has become a batsman's game, but there is a move to claw back some of the willow-wielders' advantage.

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George Bailey backs Brad Hodge for World T20 selection

Chloe Saltau Australian Twenty20 captain makes it clear he wants Brad Hodge in his team for the World Twenty20 titles in Bangladesh in March.

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Andy Flower steps down as England cricket coach

Another one gone: Andy Flower (left) with Alastair Cook.

Chloe Saltau Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie mentioned as possible replacement.

Jason Gillespie in the mix as England look to rebuild

Andy Flower

Chloe Saltau The latest casualty of England's woeful tour of Australia is head coach Andy Flower, and former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has been mentioned as a possible candidate to replace him.

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Lehmann won't walk the plank

Darren Lehmann.

Chloe Saltau Australian coach Darren Lehmann will not be sanctioned by Cricket Australia for an outburst in which he accused Stuart Broad of 'blatant cheating'.

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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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Lehmann asked and a resurgent Australia answered

Chloe Saltau

Chloe Saltau Darren Lehman's instructions were "win, win, win". They were followed to the letter.

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Geoff Boycott labels Test batsman Kevin Pietersen a 'mug'

Kevin Pietersen

Chloe Saltau Former England opener casts doubt on Test future of self-absorbed Kevin Pietersen.

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England spinner Graeme Swann retires

England's Graeme Swann announces his retirement to the media at the MCG on Sunday.

Chloe Saltau Australia's mission to take Graeme Swann ''out of the equation'' pays off in astonishing fashion.

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Australian coach Darren Lehmann wants even more from Australia's Test team

Darren Lehmann and clarke

Chloe Saltau Darren Lehmann continues to demand higher standards of his Ashes-winning team.

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Graeme Swann had no more to give, says Alastair Cook

Chloe Saltau Alastair Cook has admitted Graeme Swann's position in the England team would have been scrutinised if he hadn't retired, while attempting to draw a line under the star spinner's abrupt departure...

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England captain Alastair Cook says the team has moved on from Graeme Swann's shock retirement

Alastair Cook

Chloe Saltau Alastair Cook has admitted Graeme Swann's position in the England team would have been scrutinised if he hadn't retired.

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Ashes 2013: England drop Matt Prior for Boxing Day Test

Matt Prior

Chloe Saltau England have made two changes to their team for the Boxing Day Ashes Test against Australia at the MCG.

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Test tourists strike a telling blow

England's players celebrate after taking the wicket of Australia's Mitchell Johnson.

Chloe Saltau England has finally made Australia bleed. It was just a trickle, from the temple of Australian opener Chris Rogers, but it was enough to symbolise a change of fortune as the new owners of the Ashes...

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Lyon's pride at notching ton

Nathan Lyon

Chloe Saltau Nathan Lyon bowls his team to a winning position in the Boxing Day Test.

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England turn tables as batsmen choke

Chris Rogers

Chloe Saltau England have finally made Australia bleed.

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Nathan Lyon reaches 100 wickets as tide starts to turn

Nathan Lyon

Chloe Saltau He's been overshadowed and underrated, but Nathan Lyon felt the love as he joined the small handful of Australian off spinners to have taken 100 Test wickets while bowling his team to a winning...

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Ashes 2013: Opener Chris Rogers a certainty for tour of South Africa

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 05:  Chris Rogers of Australia bats during day one of the Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 5, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau Chris Rogers has booked himself a ticket for Australia's tour of South Africa with a match-winning century during which he could at times have been mistaken for his dashing opening partner David...

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George Bailey unlikely to hold his place for South African tour

George Bailey

Chloe Saltau There is no escaping the feeling that unless Bailey produces something special, he's gone.

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