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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Windies stun Sri Lanka in T20 final

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

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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...

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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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Uni of WA questions independence of cricket's 'chucking' procedures

Saeed Ajmal this week became the biggest name reported so far.

Chloe Saltau The University of Western Australia, until recently the main destination for bowlers with dubious actions, has cast doubt on the independence of the International Cricket Council’s new testing...

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ICC beefs up regime to stamp out chucking

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Chloe Saltau The drive to purge cricket of bowlers who throw will be strengthened when the International Cricket Council accredits new testing centres in three countries in the coming months, as the governing...

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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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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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Cricket Australia imports Indian soil to conquer spin demons

India's Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates taking the wicket of Australia's Nathan Lyon during the first cricket test match, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground December 28, 2011.   REUTERS/Tim Wimborne   (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Chloe Saltau If Australia is to stay at No.1, it will have to get better at playing spin, and Cricket Australia is going to great lengths to make that happen.

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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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Pink ball fails to swing for Tasmania's Ben Hilfenhaus

Ben Hilfenhaus

Chloe Saltau Ben Hilfenhaus struggled to swing the pink ball as Victoria hunted its first win since November.

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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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Tom Moody takes Renegades role

Tom Moody when coaching Sri Lanka.

Chloe Saltau The Melbourne Renegades have turned to Tom Moody, the former Australian allrounder and Sri Lanka coach, to scour the cricket world for players capable of propelling the team up the Big Bash League...

Bushrangers sign young NSW fast bowler

Chris Tremain.

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.

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Australian coach Darren Lehmann weighs biggest mistake, management of team

Darren Lehmann and Shane Watson before the final Ashes Test earlier this year.

Chloe Saltau Australian coach Darren Lehmann looks back on his racial outburst against Sri Lanka more than a decade ago as ''the biggest mistake of my life'', and has revealed his methods for unlocking the talent...

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Darren Lehmann shows faith in spinner Nathan Lyon at Gabba

Nathan Lyon.

Chloe Saltau Darren Lehmann says the selectors have faith in Nathan Lyon to exploit 'cracking weather' at the Gabba.

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Nathan Lyon reaches 100 wickets as tide starts to turn

Nathan Lyon

Chloe Saltau He's been overshadowed and underrated, but Nathan Lyon felt the love as he joined the small handful of Australian off spinners to have taken 100 Test wickets while bowling his team to a winning...

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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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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.

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Cricket nations' unrest over ICC's radical reforms

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