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.

Cricket

Australia in strong position despite loss of Rogers

Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan South Africa pace leader Dale Steyn struck a second-over blow against Australia as he attempted to lead the recovery from his team's 191-run first-innings deficit.

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson still wary of de Villiers

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Mitchell Johnson says the continuing presence of the world's top-ranked batsman, A.B. de Villiers, at the crease would ensure Australia did not get carried away from having South Africa stricken at...

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Cricket

Shaun Marsh proves his grit, and worth, on day one of first Test against South Africa

Shaun Marsh celebrates his century.

Jesse Hogan That Shaun Marsh is back in Australia's Test team is an outcome he feared would never happen again.

Cricket

Steve Smith: From a bowler who bats to a batter who bowls

Steve Smith.

Jesse Hogan Steve Smith continues to demonstrate that even the darkest cloud can have a silver lining.

Mitchell Johnson strikes to leave South Africa in trouble at stumps

Mitch

Jesse Hogan Mitchell Johnson claims three vital wickets in an opening spell at Centurion Park that was as hostile as anything he produced during the Ashes.

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Cricket

Steve Smith lauds Shaun Marsh after epic partnership saved Australia in the First Test against South Africa

Steve Smith celebrates Shaun Marsh's century.

Jesse Hogan Steve Smith has hailed the temperament of Shaun Marsh for his stoic unbeaten century.

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Cricket

Shaun Marsh holds firm as Australia steadies after early losses against South Africa

CENTURION, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 12:  Shaun Marsh of Australia bats during day one of the First Test match between South Africa and Australia on February 12, 2014 in Centurion, South Africa.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan Last-minute inclusion keeps Australia in the game after being put into bat.

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Cricket

Shaun Marsh firms for Test berth

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan Shaun Marsh looks set to snare Australia's final batting vacancy for the first Test against South Africa.

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Cricket

Contrived finish taints Proteas' record at Centurion

The late Hansie Cronje.

Jesse Hogan Since late 1995, South Africa's record at Centurion Park is almost identical to Australia's mighty record at the Gabba.

Cricket

Test captain Michael Clarke has sights set on 'away' win over South Africa

Michael Clarke speaks to the media before an Australian nets session at Centurion Park on Tuesday.

Jesse Hogan Australia's mantra of the past week has been that its home-summer Ashes win is no longer relevant.

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Cricket

Mitchell Johnson's wow factor could shock Proteas, says Craig McDermott

Mitchell Johnson looks on during an Australian nets session at Centurion Park on Tuesday.

Jesse Hogan South Africa beware – Mitchell Johnson could be even better than he was against England.

Cricket

South Africa determined to break home drought against Australia

Hashim Amla.

Jesse Hogan Hashim Amla says South Africa's inability to beat Australia at home in a Test series since its readmission to world cricket more than 20 years ago is a motivation, rather than a burden.

Cricket

Haddin says Australia must score heavily in first innings

Brad Haddin trains at Centurion Park on Monday.

Jesse Hogan Vice-captain outlines how Australia can inflict Test series loss on top-ranked South Africa.

Cricket

Protea expects Henriques to play first Test

Moises Henriques.

Jesse Hogan South Africa spinner Robin Peterson is convinced Moises Henriques will fill one of the two vacancies in the Australian batting order for the first Test, as insurance in case one of its seamers breaks...

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Cricket

Jason Gillespie backs Australia to 'belt' thin-on-spin Proteas

Vernon Philander

Jesse Hogan Australia backed to become the first team in five years to beat South Africa in a Test series.

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Cricket

Australian batsman Chris Rogers is feeling his way in South Africa

Chris Rogers

Jesse Hogan Only three of opener's 257 first-class matches have been outside England or Australia.

Cricket

Cricket's 'big three' plan formally approved

ICC.

Jesse Hogan An overhaul of the way international cricket is run, and its earnings distributed, is afoot, with the contentious plan promoted by the game's big-three nations formally approved.

Cricket

Shaun Marsh arrives in South Africa with selection not guaranteed

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan Shaun Marsh arrived in Johannesburg after one of the most significant 24-hour periods in his cricketing career.

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Cricket

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has the world at his fingertips

Nathan Lyon with Shane Warne during the Ashes tour of England last year.

Jesse Hogan, Johannesburg Spinner's resilience has been important in Australia's sharply improved form.

Cricket

Australian Test opener David Warner vows to go to the next level

Fine balance: David Warner will respect the Proteas bowlers, but will still punish anything loose and in his zone.

Jesse Hogan Dynamic opener David Warner is taking a leaf or two out of the Chris Rogers playbook.