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.

Cricket

The BBL title hopes of Melbourne Stars have been dealt a blow by the call-up to the Sri Lankan team of paceman Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga.

Chloe Saltau Stars hopeful paceman will be allowed to return to Australia before the semi-final.

Cricket

Windies stun Sri Lanka in T20 final

Chris Gayle

Chloe Saltau, Colombo The West Indies have spoiled Sri Lanka's party at Premadasa and started a festival of their own.

Cricket

Dilshan shows he is still up to the test

Tillakaratne Dilshan

Chloe Saltau TILLAKARATNE DILSHAN considered following Lasith Malinga into retirement from Test cricket this year, and Australian Big Bash teams were keen on signing one of the world's most potent short-form...

Cricket

Dilshan makes a good call on Test career

Tillakaratne Dilshan

Chloe Saltau Tillakaratne Dilshan considered following Lasith Malinga into retirement from Test cricket this year, and Australian Big Bash teams were keen on signing one of the world's most potent short-form...

Cricket

Johnson roars back to brink of a hat-trick

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Clearing hurdles introduced by rotation policy gives Mitchell Johnson more satisfaction than his 200th wicket.

Cricket

Top three against Sri Lanka all debutants

Phillip Hughes

Chloe Saltau Australia will have three debutants in a one-day game for the first time in 27 years against Sri Lanka at the MCG on Friday, but acting captain George Bailey believes the match could showcase the...

B-team bring A-game to crush Sri Lanka

Australia's batsman Phillip Hughes plays a shot during the first one-day international between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 11, 2013. AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA
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Chloe Saltau PHILLIP HUGHES struck a blow for the new boys when he became the first Australian in the 42-year history of one-day internationals to score a century on debut, and the home team rose above its...

Cricket

Hughes also proves a one-day wonder

Phil Hughes

Chloe Saltau Comeback kid the first Australian in the history of the format to score a century on debut.

Cricket

Australia hands ODI debuts to Cutting, Richardson

Johnson

Chloe Saltau Mitchell Johnson is Australia's latest fast bowling casualty while Usman Khawaja has been omitted from the one-day team after just one game.

Cricket

Khawaja's run of outs continues

Australia's Usman Khawaja reacts during a practice session in the nets at the Sydney Cricket Ground January 2, 2013. The third test match between Australia and Sri Lanka begins in Sydney on Thursday.        REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Chloe Saltau THE confusion created by the revolving door for Australian quicks has spread to the batsmen, following the omission of Usman Khawaja after just one game in one-day colours.

Haddin strain adds to pain of defeat

Australia's Kane Richardson comes close to getting a wicket against Sri Lanka during their One Day International cricket match in Adelaide, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/James Elsby)

Chloe Saltau A HAMSTRING injury to Brad Haddin has complicated Australia's wicketkeeping plans just as the veteran demonstrated the value of his experience to a rookie team that was taken apart by Sri Lanka on...

Haddin injury adds to woes

Chloe Saltau Australia suffers more injury worries and a debutant's dream turns into a nightmare.

Cricket

Pattinson returns to tackle Sri Lanka's potent batsmen

James Pattinson (right) with Peter Siddle at the Allan Border Medal ceremony on Monday.

Chloe Saltau James Pattinson is back just in time to tame Sri Lanka's rampant batsmen.

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Cricket

Sri Lankans into finals

Sri Lanka

Chloe Saltau Dan Christian's hat-trick fails to stop Sri Lanka from booking last place in one-day finals.

Cricket

Lankans win despite Christian hat-trick

Dan Christian

Chloe Saltau DAN CHRISTIAN last night became the fourth Australian to take a hat-trick in ODIs and the first at the MCG since Anthony Stuart claimed a piece of cricket trivia 15 years ago.