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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Ryan Harris on the radar of BBL teams

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Chloe Saltau Big Bash teams are sniffing around Test hero Ryan Harris, who is yet to re-sign with Brisbane Heat. 

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Small matter between Jimmy Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja revives bigger issues

In the spotlight: India's Ravindra Jadeja pulls up his shirt collar as he walks across the field during a training session before the second cricket test match against England at Lord's.

Chloe Saltau What happened in the corridor? In the absence of CCTV cameras between the playing field and the dressing rooms at Trent Bridge, we might never know.

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Brad Hodge happy with controversial Big Bash move to Adelaide Strikers

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Chloe Saltau Brad Hodge has revealed that national coach Darren Lehmann encouraged him to leave the Melbourne Stars for Adelaide, but he insists he is still Victorian underneath. 

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England v India on Australian TV in last-minute deal

England captain Alastair Cook is under pressure for the home series against India.

Chloe Saltau Australian cricket fans will get to see international cricket from England this winter after all, after Fox Sports signed a last-minute deal with the England and Wales Cricket Board.

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Sam Whiteman polishes his game in the A series

Early starter: Sam Whiteman, 22, made his first-grade debut at the age of 15.

Chloe Saltau Sam Whiteman thinks playing against grown men since he was 12 has prepared him well for professional cricket, but he found one opponent more intimidating than most.

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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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Srinivasan takes control with a "clear conscience", denies corruption is a widespread problem

Chloe Saltau Controversial Indian supremo Narayanaswami Srinivasan has claimed neither he or world cricket has a major corruption problem after sweeping to a position of unprecedented power in the global game.

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Cricket loses wicket on credibility

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Chloe Saltau Cricket has made a fool of itself again. At his first press conference as head of world cricket, Narayanaswami Srinivasan brazenly asserted that the game doesn’t have an image problem.

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Australia still backing suspended Indian cricket supremo for ICC role

N. Srinivasan.

Chloe Saltau Australia is standing by the man it backed for world cricket's top job, no matter how much squeamishness that might cause among those who prefer their supremos without conflicts or scandals.

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Non-Test countries won't be left behind: CA

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Chloe Saltau Cricket Australia chairman Wally Edwards has tried to reassure non-Test playing nations that they won't be left behind when cricket's brave new world becomes a reality this week.

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Indian board insists Srinivasan will be ICC boss

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Chloe Saltau The powerful Indian cricket board insists controversial cement magnate Narayanaswami Srinivasan will become the head of world cricket at a meeting in Melbourne this month despite facing corruption...

Gary Gilmour dead, aged 62

Gilmour played 15 Tests for Australia.

Chloe Saltau and Chris Barrett Former Australian all-rounder Gary Gilmour has passed away at the age of 62.

Why the AFL Players Association wanted Paul Marsh

Chloe Saltau Every Queen's Birthday weekend the Marsh family – former Test legend Rod, sons Paul, Dan and Jamie and their wives – get away to play golf and solve the world's problems over a few...

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Darren Lehmann endorses Ryan Harris' World Cup bid

Ryan Harris is recovering from major knee surgery and won't play in Australia's next Test series, against Pakistan.

Chloe Saltau Ryan Harris' ambition to play at next year's World Cup has received a boost, with coach and selector Darren Lehmann indicating the warrior-like fast bowler's mastery of home conditions would make him...

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Fields quits amid messy captaincy handover

Fields says she feels the time has come to end her international career.

Chloe Saltau Australian women's captain Jodie Fields has announced her retirement from international cricket.

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James Pattinson keeps eye on long term in fight to return from back injury

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 19:  James Pattinson of Australia during an Australian training session at Adelaide Oval on November 19, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau Any international cricket he plays before next year’s Ashes - 13 months from now - will be “a bonus”.

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Murali teaches Nathan Lyon the carrom ball

Murali talks shop with Australian spinner Nathan Lyon.

Chloe Saltau Old grudges have been discarded in Australia's quest to tackle its spin problems, with Muttiah Muralitharan hired as a coaching consultant for the tour of the United Arab Emirates against Pakistan in...

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Tim May astonished over likely ICC move to install corruption suspect as chief

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Chloe Saltau Former players' advocate Tim May finds it incomprehensible that directors of the International Cricket Council could endorse Indian heavyweight Narayanaswami Srinivasan to head the sport while he is...

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Jamie Cox the only casualty in BBL recruiting fiasco

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Chloe Saltau Sacked South Australian high-performance chief Jamie Cox remains the sole casualty of the Big Bash League contracting fiasco.

Bushrangers sign young NSW fast bowler

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Chloe Saltau Victoria has signed young NSW fast bowler Chris Tremain for the next two seasons to boost its pace depth in the expected absence of Test quicks James Pattinson and Peter Siddle on national duty.