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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The African scream: Australia stakes claim to being best in the world

Chloe Saltau, Jesse Hogan The rankings don't say it yet, but Australia deserves to be considered the best team in the world in the same way Mark Taylor's Australians became unofficial world champions by toppling the mighty...

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Michael Hussey takes on coaching role with Cricket Australia

Michael Hussey.

Chloe Saltau Michael Hussey has signed on to help coach the next generation of Australian batsmen.

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Mitchell Johnson could captain Australia in ODI against England

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Ashes hero Mitchell Johnson could captain his country in Friday's fourth one-day international against England in Perth amid doubts over the fitness of acting skipper George Bailey.

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Bolton a one-day wonder as Australia keeps series alive

Nicole Bolton

Chloe Saltau Australia has a new Ashes hero. Nicole Bolton, a nimble left-hander from Perth, has kept alive the Southern Stars' hopes of reclaiming the urn and become the first Australian woman to score a century...

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Cricket Australia wary of radical Test plan

Australia vs India 2011 Boxing Day Test at the MCG.

Chloe Saltau A promotion and relegation system is a key planks of the position paper put before the BCCI.

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Australia triumphant again as England crumbles

Watson

Chloe Saltau Accidental stumping helps Australia condemn England to another unexpected defeat.

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Brad Hodge wins a recall to Australia's T20 team

Brad Hodge

Chloe Saltau, Jesse Hogan Brad Hodge has been gone so long he didn't have the national selectors' number in his phone and had given up on playing for Australia again.

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Cricket Australia right to help Fawad Ahmed become an Australian citizen

Fawad Ahmed.

Chloe Saltau A key backer of Fawad Ahmed's refugee claim has denied Cricket Australia helped him out because of a desire to find the next Shane Warne.

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Cricket Australia boss says India deserves bigger slice of ICC revenue

Australia vs India.

Chloe Saltau Wally Edwards says it is fair the Indian board should receive a bigger share of world cricket revenue.

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Jacques Kallis quick to back Proteas' pacemen against Australia

Jacques Kallis.

Chloe Saltau Retired South African champion convinced Proteas' pace attack is superior.

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Ashes 2013: Australia's attack best in world, says Craig McDermott

Bowling coach Craig McDermott has good reason to look satisfied.

Chloe Saltau In fewer than 140 characters, Australia have thrown down the gauntlet to South Africa's Dale Steyn-led pace attack.

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Ashes: Heads could roll if Australia lose series

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25:  Michael Clarke of Australia looks dejected after day five of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 25, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Sacked Australia coach Mickey Arthur says Cricket Australia heavyweights James Sutherland, Pat Howard and even Michael Clarke are in danger of losing their jobs if England win a fourth consecutive...

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Jackson Bird attacks Cricket Australia schedule

Chloe Saltau Recovering paceman Jackson Bird fears the warped domestic schedule could rob aspiring pacemen of valuable chances to press their Test claims.

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Australia A players learn about selection via Twitter

Tim Paine

Chloe Saltau Tim Paine was one of a handful of Australia A players who learnt of their selection to play on Twitter.

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Ashes 2013: Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said Australia will not seek pitch advantages against England this summer

James Sutherland.

Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland says the pitches rolled out to exploit Australian weaknesses in England were bad for cricket.

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Ashes 2013: Australia's 'pick-and-stick' policy may be tested

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Chloe Saltau Australia's selectors were not reading from the Argus review when they picked the squad for the first Ashes Test but that document recedes in relevance each day.

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David Warner says English players fear playing Australia at Gabba

David Warner

Chloe Saltau David Warner has again come out swinging on the eve of the Ashes, asserting that England, despite winning the last three series, fears Australia.

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

Michael Clarke

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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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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New series, new setting, but Australia's batsmen fall short again in first Test

Michael Clarke leaves the field after being dismissed by Stuart Broad.

Chloe Saltau The first day of the new series showed little has changed since the failed campaign in England.

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