Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan has been a reporter at The Age since 2004, and has been part of its sports department since 2008. He is primarily focused on cricket and has covered a number of the Australian team's overseas tours, including the 2011 World Cup. He also reports on AFL and soccer.

Ashes 2015: Mark Wood makes unconvincing start to proving fitness for fourth Test

Jesse Hogan After bowling in front of officials for 25 minutes, the right-armer grimaced then left the field.

Ashes 2015: England precedent could trigger Josh Hazlewood, Peter Siddle swap

Ready to go: Peter Siddle during an Ashes training session

Jesse Hogan, Nottingham Australia could drop the leading wicket-taker in this Ashes series, Josh Hazlewood, so Trent Bridge specialist Peter Siddle can stiffen their attack for the fourth Test.

Women's Ashes 2015: Centuries for Ellyse Perry, Alex Blackwell in tour match

Alex Blackwell scored 115 for Australia.

Jesse Hogan Australia's middle order is in rude health, with Ellyse Perry again among the runs, but improvement is needed from the Southern Stars' openers and bowlers before the women's Ashes Test.

Ashes 2015: Australia hoping Anderson injury as pivotal as McGrath's in 2005

Umpire Aleem Dar looks on as England fast-bowler Jimmy Anderson grimaces due to injury.

Jesse Hogan, Birmingham Australia's bid to pick themselves up off the floor and salvage their Ashes bid is being helped by their belief the injury to masterful swing bowler Jimmy Anderson will be as much of a blow to...

Women's Ashes 2015: Jess Jonassen strengthens bid for Australia Test selection

Australia's Jess Jonassen.

Jesse Hogan Spinning all-rounder Jess Jonassen has given herself an early boost in the bid to earn a coveted position in the upcoming women's Ashes Test by taking three wickets for the Southern Stars in their...

Ashes 2015: England name squad for Trent Bridge

England's Jimmy Anderson sustained an injury during the third Ashes Test.

Jesse Hogan, Birmingham England will decide between three fast-bowlers, one of them not yet seen at international level, to replace the injured Jimmy Anderson in the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.

Ashes 2015: Lehmann prepared to endorse Michael Clarke demoting himself to No.5

Struggling: Michael Clarke is battling to overcome a form slump with the bat.

Jesse Hogan, Birmingham Michael Clarke could make a symbolic shift away from No.4 for the first time in Darren Lehmann's two and a bit years at the helm of a Australia after the coach said he would not object to the...

Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke should show strength by resisting batting demotion


Jesse Hogan, Birmingham The position of Michael Clarke's bat, not his batting position, is the problem. He and the Australia Test team he captains would be much better off if he put all his attention into correcting the...

Women's Ashes 2015: Dog devotee Rene Farrell seeking another Test triumph

Jesse Hogan, Birmingham Having started her career with a single-minded approach to cricket only to give it up four years ago due to losing her passion for it, fast-bowler Rene Farrell is crediting a more laidback approach...

Ashes 2015 live cricket: England v Australia, third Test, day three

Digging in: Peter Nevill  is the only batsman to face more than 100 balls in an innings this match.

Jesse Hogan Our blow-by-blow coverage of how Australia slumped to an eight-wicket defeat at Edgbaston, which has given England a 2:1 lead in the Ashes series.

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Ashes 2015: Jimmy Anderson injury leaves England selectors with conundrum

Jimmy Anderson leaves the ground during day two of the 3rd Test.

Jesse Hogan England face a conundrum on who to select in place of Jimmy Anderson next week after the swing bowler was ruled out due to a side strain for next week's Ashes match at his best Test ground: Trent...

Ashes 2015: England's Jimmy Anderson and Steve Finn regain their venom

Jimmy Anderson took his best Ashes innings figures at Edgbaston on day one.

Jesse Hogan The two bowlers most responsible for Australia's capitulation for 136 within 37 overs at Edgbaston both came into the match under pressure - and responded with aplomb.

Ashes 2015: Adam Voges snares unbelievable catch

Adam Voges,

Jesse Hogan Australia's dirty day in at Edgbaston could have been even more putrid had Adam Voges not produced an astonishingly fortuitous catch to remove England captain Alastair Cook.

Ashes 2015: Batting woes for Australia as England roar back into contention

Australia captain Michael Clarke scratches his head during day one of the Test.

Jesse Hogan, Birmingham Australia's fragility against the moving ball was demonstrated again as they were skittled for 136 within 37 overs by England on an Edgbaston pitch they chose to bat on.

Women's Ashes 2015: Matthew Mott adamant Holly Ferling can regain form in time for Test

Big appeal: Holly Ferling of Australia.

Jesse Hogan, Birmingham Southern Stars coach Matthew Mott is adamant precocious fast-bowler Holly Ferling can regain form quickly enough to earn selection in the looming women's Ashes Test against England.

Ashes 2015: Demoted Brad Haddin to focus on helping successor Peter Nevill

Preparing his successor ... Brad Haddin, right, shares a laugh with Peter Nevill during a nets session ahead of the 3rd Ashes Test match at Edgbaston.

Jesse Hogan, Birmingham Demoted veteran Brad Haddin is planning to spend the rest of the Ashes series helping the teammate who replaced him as wicketkeeper, Peter Nevill, adjust a smoothly as possible to his prized new role.

Ashes 2015: Jonny Bairstow backed to overcome woes against Australia bowlers

Jesse Hogan, Birmingham England captain Alastair Cook says the returning Ashes batsman is "unrecognisable" to the one who struggled in his first two series against Australia.

Women's Ashes 2015: Batting promotion for Ellyse Perry a spectacular success

Ellyse Perry celebrates the wicket of Sarah Taylor.

Jesse Hogan, Worcester Could there be anything more inspiring for one team, and demoralising for their opponents, than watching one of their players produce a stand-out batting innings and then fire with the new ball?

Ashes 2015: Ellyse Perry, Meg Lanning fire again as Australia take lead

All-round effort: Ellyse Perry took two wickets with her first eight balls.

Jesse Hogan, Worcester The Southern Stars will go into the pivotal Test of the women's Ashes series with soaring confidence after they again thrashed England on the back of key performances from Ellyse Perry and captain...