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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Villani finds her groove in time for World Twenty20 final

Chloe Saltau Australian coach and former fast bowler Cathryn Fitzpatrick was a formidable woman with a ball in her hand and no less so when she eyeballed Elyse Villani and delivered some harsh truths about a...

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Bayliss open to England coaching job

Proven performer: NSW and Sydney Sixers coach Trevor Bayliss.

Chloe Saltau Sheffield Shield-winning coach Trevor Bayliss has told NSW he is open to coaching England after being headhunted for the job.

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Maxwell eyes red-ball success and Test selection

Glenn Maxwell hopes to follow the example of Kiwi Brendon McCullum.

Chloe Saltau Glenn Maxwell was entranced by Brendon McCullum's history-making triple century for New Zealand.

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Jodie Fields opts out of Southern Stars T20 campaign

Chloe Saltau World Cup-winning captain Jodie Fields has relinquished her place in the Southern Stars’ squad for the World Twenty20 amid uncertainty about the future of her captaincy.

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Spinner James Muirhead sets out on long road to life's dream

James Muirhead.

Chloe Saltau James Muirhead has a task at hand before he flies to Bangladesh via South Africa.

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Exotic Australian squad named for T20 World Cup

Brad Hodge

Chloe Saltau Australia's squad for Twenty20 World Cup has veterans, a raw youngster and an injured Test squad member.

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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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Cricket nations' unrest over ICC's radical reforms

ICC.

Chloe Saltau Fear persist that radical governance changes will spell erosion of international cricket as we know it.

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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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'Bear' hug crushes England

George Bailey of Australia celebrates hitting the winning runs.

Chloe Saltau An England team in desperate need of a hug was crushed by a batsman nicknamed Bear at the MCG on Friday night.

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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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Emerging leg-spinner Muirhead signs long-term deal with Bushrangers

Chloe Saltau The excitement around young leg-spinner James Muirhead continues to build.

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Carberry expects 'odd' dismissals to even out

Michael Carberry

Chloe Saltau Michael Carberry has a whole host of fans willing him to a ton.

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The world team of the year

Michael Clarke

Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke the only batsman from Australia or England to make my Test team of the year.

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Ashton Agar the Ashes hero: debutant saves Australia with record Test innings

Ashton Agar.

Chloe Saltau Not even falling two runs short of a century on debut could dim the smile on Ashton Agar's face, and England spent the evening session at Trent Bridge trying to recover from the teenaged No.

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Sachin Tendulkar to retire next month

Sachin Tendulkar.

Chloe Saltau India's record-breaking batsman announces he will retire after playing his 200th Test match next month.

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Clarke injury a nightmare start to England tour

Australian captain Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau The official line is that Michael Clarke’s absence from two warm-up games before the Champions Trophy is precautionary.

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Warner in strife over pub stoush

David Warner.

Chris Barrett and Chloe Saltau An altercation between David Warner and England's Joe Root in a Birmingham nightclub was triggered by the Australian opener's belief that the Yorkshire batsman was using a fake beard to impersonate...