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.


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.


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.


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.


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...

We walk the line: Clarke defends Australia's Ashes sledging

'There's a line you can't cross': Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke says he and his players understand there is a line you cannot cross, and admits he stepped over it twice.


Glenn Maxwell gets smart after shot of discipline

Innovator: Glenn Maxwell plays a reverse sweep.

Chloe Saltau Glenn Maxwell deserved the spray, he says now, even if the made-for-television delivery took him by surprise.


Finch on song as Australia makes it home with ease


Chloe Saltau Aaron Finch hits ton as Australia romps to easy win over England in first ODI.


Cricket Australia boss says India deserves bigger slice of ICC revenue

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


Renegades give Zimbabwean Solomon Mire a chance at BBL

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Chloe Saltau Batsman elevated to Melbourne Renegades' senior list on eve of Big Bash League.

Axe may fall on Cowan and Starc

Darren Lehmann.

Chloe Saltau Australia's selectors are likely to revamp the top order and the bowling attack for Lord's.


Contrite Warner vows to knuckle down and prove worth

Dave Warner.

Chloe Saltau David Warner can now truly say that he understands the consequences of his actions.


Lehmann threatens axe to wonky top order for Lord's challenge

Darren Lehmann.

Chloe Saltau Australia's selectors are likely to revamp the top order and the bowling attack for Lord's as coach Darren Lehmann promised to keep coming back at England after the narrow defeat at Trent Bridge.

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Australia must face facts

Oh, the pain: Australian captain Michael Clarke watches another English shot head for the boundary.

Chloe Saltau The most sobering aspect of Australia's crash is that there is no obvious way back.


It hasn't been this dire for decades, and there's no end in sight to the slump


Chloe Saltau The most sobering aspect of Australia's crash from mediocrity to desperation is there is no clear way back.

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Steve Warner denies Watson tweet


Chloe Saltau David Warner's brother claims he did not send an expletive-laden tweet about Shane Watson.


David Warner distances himself from brother's abusive tweet to Shane Watson

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Chloe Saltau David Warner has distanced himself from an abusive tweet in which his brother described Shane Watson as a selfish pretender.

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Lehmann looks within for solution to batting woes

The solution lies within: Darren Lehmann.

Chloe Saltau There could be a change in the main spinner's position for the next Test.


James Pattinson to miss rest of Ashes series with back injury


Chloe Saltau Australia's beleaguered Ashes campaign has suffered another crushing blow, with young spearhead James Pattinson ruled out of the series with a serious back injury.

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Pattinson weeps for Ashes end

End of his campaign: James Pattinson.

Chloe Saltau Young and ferocious fast bowler has sustained a stress fracture in his back.


Patto's dream turns to Ashes

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Chloe Saltau It took all of James Pattinson's strength to hold himself together as he expressed the hope one day his body would be mature enough to cope with the stresses placed on Australia's bowlers in this...

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