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.

Australia v New Zealand: Black Caps will cope if Boult sidelined, says Southee

Jesse Hogan Tim Southee says there is enough fast-bowling talent in New Zealand's squad to combat Australia's batsmen even if strike-bowler Trent Boult fails to overcome a back ailment.

Australia v New Zealand: After AC/DC, Adelaide Oval back on track

Staff working on the Adelaide Oval.

Jesse Hogan Anyone fearing the weekend AC/DC concert on Adelaide Oval would hinder conditions for this week's inaugural day-night Test have been assured the clean-up from it has proved that rock and roll ain't...

Australia v New Zealand: Peter Siddle harks back to good old days at Adelaide Oval

Middle man: Peter Siddle speaks to reporters before a nets session in Adelaide.

Jesse Hogan Peter Siddle's past two appearances at Adelaide Oval provide contrasting messages on his potency as a fast bowler.

Australia v New Zealand: Drawn series against NZ same as a loss, says Warner

Australian batsman David Warner isn't going to be happy with a draw in the Test series against New Zealand starting in Adelaide on Friday.

Jesse Hogan David Warner says letting New Zealand escape with a series draw in the Trans-Tasman Trophy would be as bad for Australia as a loss would be, as he warned conditions at Adelaide Oval would be tougher...

Australia v New Zealand: As pink-ball debut looms, push for four-day Tests returns

'Exciting future': Pink ball cricket.

Jesse Hogan The executive behind Adelaide earning the right to host the inaugural day-night Test match, Keith Bradshaw, says a reduction from five to four days should be the next priority for Test matches.

Australia v New Zealand: Steve O'Keefe relishing chance to make Test return at favourite ground

Steve O'Keefe appeals during his sole Test to date last year.

Jesse Hogan Steve O'Keefe could hardly have been more glowing about his experiences at Adelaide Oval, but his degree of fondness for it will surely sure if on Friday it becomes the site of his first Test in...

Australia v New Zealand: How the pink ball could change Test cricket

Jesse Hogan Why pink?While red balls can be dyed, pink balls, like white ones, need to be painted to produce their colour, and then coated with lacquer to preserve that colour for as long as possible.

Australia v New Zealand: Brave declarations expected so teams can use new ball at night

Bold pink: captain Steve Smith declared early in a shield game to bowl under lights.

Jesse Hogan The timing of when the new ball is used will be crucial in the inaugural day-night Test, with New Zealand predicting the captains will declare earlier than they typically would if it gives their...

Trent Boult given to Wednesday to prove fitness for third Test

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 05:  Trent Boult  of New Zealand watches on as he fields during day one of the First Test match between Australia and New Zealand at The Gabba on November 5, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan Trent Boult must overcome back soreness and bowl at full intensity by Wednesday to keep his place in New Zealand's team for the series-ending Test against Australia.

Australia v New Zealand: Black Caps happy with pink ball but not Boult's back

Trent Boult's only bowling during the match against Western Australia was off a few steps before play on day two.

Jesse Hogan New Zealand will arrive in Adelaide on Monday confident they have done enough scouting on the pink ball to anticipate how it is likely to behave in this week's historic day-night Test.

Australia v New Zealand: Century for Martin Guptill as Brendon McCullum slogs in pink ball practice match

Job to do: Brendon McCullum was in no mood to mess around in Perth.

Jesse Hogan Century for Martin Guptill as Brendon McCullum slogs in Black Caps' pink-ball practice match against Western Australia.

India's crackdown on conflict of interest makes its rules tougher than CA's

Jesse Hogan India's powerful cricket board has faced derision for its lax stance on conflicts of interest, but its new rules are so strong they would hinder coach Darren Lehman, selector Mark Waugh and board...

Australia v New Zealand: Trent Boult faces fitness scrutiny after missing tour match

On track: Trent Boult celebrates taking the wicket of Steve Smith during the second Test in Perth.

Jesse Hogan The training performances of Trent Boult will be heavily scrutinised this week after he missed the only chance at match practice with the pink ball before the Adelaide Test.

Australia v New Zealand: Pink ball 'hard to see' as it loses colour

Off-colour: The pink ball begins well but later fades.

Jesse Hogan The challenge for bowlers to get the pink ball swinging once it loses its shine, and for batsmen to see it as it wears, has been made apparent in New Zealand's practice match before the day-night...

Pssst: The Weapon appears again

Dean Robinson during a game in 2012.

Larissa Nicholson, Linda Pearce, Jesse Hogan, Michael Lynch, and Stathi Paxinos A few eyebrows were raised during the week when Dean Robinson appeared at a free seminar as a guest speaker on using on-field technology to improve high performance.

Wagner haul helps NZ cope without Boult as WA makes 13-345

Putting his hand up for selection: Neil Wagner.

Jesse Hogan The status of the two left-arm pacemen in New Zealand's squad was the main source of interest in their day-night match to prepare them the pink-ball Test, with Trent Boult not bowling and Neil Wagner...

Wicketkeeper Sam Whiteman back on track after succumbing to Test distraction

Comeback trail: Sam Whiteman.

Jesse Hogan Western Australia wicketkeeper Sam Whiteman is determined to never again get distracted by talk of him being in imminent contention to play for Australia, because of the severe batting slump it...

Michael Clarke feared successor Steve Smith had 'stage fright' after move to No.3

Baton change: Steve Smith and Michael Clarke watch the presentation following the final Ashes Test.

Jesse Hogan Ahead of the winter Ashes Test where Michael Clarke moved himself down the batting order he speculated Steve Smith might have been suffering "stagefright" at No.

Michael Clarke irked by lack of pressure from Australia bowlers during Ashes

Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke's meagre contribution with the bat was his biggest frustration during the failed Ashes campaign, but the inability of his bowlers to build pressure on England was not far behind it.

Australia v New Zealand: Guptill urged to replicate white-ball freedom in Tests

Jesse Hogan New Zealand's last opportunity for match practice against a pink ball before the day-night Test this weekend, back at the WACA Ground against Western Australia, will also serve as another chance for...