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

England v India on Australian TV in last-minute deal

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.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson aims to sizzle on England's green fields

Awesome: Mitchell Johnson in full flight.

Chloe Saltau He might have found a new contentment that comes from being at his peak on the field and at peace off it, but something still burns inside Mitchell Johnson.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

England not scared of Mitchell Johnson: Swann

Graeme Swann.

Chloe Saltau Embattled spinner Graeme Swann is adamant England is not scared of the rampant Australian fast bowler.

Cricket

England paceman Jimmy Anderson lacking spark, says Damien Fleming

Jimmy Anderson

Chloe Saltau Jimmy Anderson has taken just five wickets at 48 in the two Tests.

Cricket

England turn tables as batsmen choke

Chris Rogers

Chloe Saltau England have finally made Australia bleed.

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Cricket

Rankin injury adds to England's woes

Boyd Rankin

Chloe Saltau Most things that can go wrong have gone wrong for England on this tour.

Cricket

Ashes: England slump to a new low as whitewash beckons

Peter Siddle

Chloe Saltau The sustained excellence of Australia's pace juggernaut collided with the carelessness of England's batting with spectacular results on Saturday to carry the locals ever closer to the third whitewash...

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Cricket

Rene Farrell keen to blast England in women's Ashes Test

Rene Farrell

Chloe Saltau Australian fast bowler Rene Farrell came back from retirement only to trip over her dog and break her foot.

Cricket

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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Cricket

Southern Stars debutante Nicole Bolton smashes a century on debut in a one-dayer against England at the MCG

Nicole Bolton

Chloe Saltau Nicole Bolton has become the first Australian woman to make a century on debut.

Cricket

Australia triumphant again as England crumbles

Watson

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

England batsman Eoin Morgan run out fair and square, according to cricket laws

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Chloe Saltau The run-out of England batsman Eoin Morgan at the MCG on Friday night drew howls of protest from commentators, but it appears the laws of cricket - not the third umpire - were responsible for his...

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Cricket

'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.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

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.

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.

Cricket

England captain Alastair Cook asks if his team has hunger to retain Ashes

England captain Alastair Cook and Matt Prior after the game.

Chloe Saltau Alastair Cook admits urn as good as gone if players lack self-belief.

Cricket

Bresnan throws hat in ring for England comeback effort

Tim Bresnan steps on the gas in the nets at the Adelaide Oval.

Chloe Saltau Paceman says he's fully prepared for a back-breaking workload.