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.

No target is safe, warns South African great Allan Donald

Up for the chase: J. P. Duminy produced a 256-run partnership with David Miller.

Jesse Hogan As the two heavyweights of pool B, India and South Africa, prepare to duel on Sunday with top spot an expected prize South Africa bowling coaching Allan Donald says the start to this World Cup has...

Major change afoot as CA confirms women's BBL

Belinda Clark.

Jesse Hogan Elite women's cricket will undergo a restructure even more significant than what has already happened with the men's game as part of the creation of a women's Big Bash League next season.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Coach backs Vernon Philander to impress on MCG debut

On form Philander is an automatic selection, having clearly been the Proteas' most economical seamer in their first match.

Jesse Hogan South Africa coach Russell Domingo detected enough bounce in the team's past game at the MCG, against Australia in November, to be confident seamer Vernon Philander will trouble India's batsmen in...

Officials spared punishment for England run-out blunder

Umpire Aleem Dar (bottom) raises his finger to give England's batsman James Taylor (left) out lbw as James Anderson (right) dashes for the crease at the bowler's end.

Jesse Hogan The five officials involved in the botched decision to declare Jimmy Anderson run-out last weekend have avoided censure and will keep their allotted appointments at upcoming World Cup matches.

Veterans Hussey and Hogg among the few Australians chosen in IPL auction

Mike Hussey:

Jesse Hogan Australian veterans Mike Hussey and Brad Hogg had their IPL careers extended in an auction in which most of their countrymen were ignored and all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was bought for a record 160...

Run-out error a worrying reminder of officials' failings

Josh Hazlewood of Australia appeals for the wicket of James Taylor on Saturday.

Jesse Hogan It was not as humiliating as a World Cup final being completed in darkness, but the incorrect run-out decision which prematurely ended England's innings again revealed officials can still blunder...

Live: IPL player auction 2015

Aaron Finch is one of the Australians in the auction this year.

Jesse Hogan There are 37 Australians in the player auction for this year's Indian Premier League. Join Jesse Hogan for live coverage of the auction to find out who is going where, and for how much.

Australian players' eyes on India for IPL auction

Aaron Finch is one of 37 Australians in the player auction for this year's Indian Premier League.

Jesse Hogan Aaron Finch's century on Saturday was pivotal in Australia's World Cup win over England. Come Monday in India it could also be pivotal in boosting his bank balance.

Cricket World Cup officials admit wrong decision

Umpire Aleem Dar (bottom) raises his finger to give England's batsman James Taylor (left) out lbw as James Anderson (right) fails to gain his ground and was later declared run out.

Jesse Hogan Cricket World Cup organisers have admitted the umpires made the wrong call in the chaotic end to Saturday night's match between Australia and England at the MCG.

Aaron Finch hails Australia's batting depth as they thump England

Mitchell Marsh (right) celebrates with teammate Aaron Finch after dismissing England's Gary Ballance.

Jesse Hogan Century-maker Aaron Finch says Australia's ability to score 9-342, their sixth-highest score in a home one-dayer, in their World Cup opener, despite having to spend about 10 overs focusing on...

Cricket World Cup: Finch, Marsh dominate as Australia thrash England

Australia's Aaron Finch sweeps strongly under clear skies at the MCG.

Jesse Hogan Australia's phenomenal performance in their first match in the World Cup underlined why so many expect them to be returning to the MCG in six weeks' time to duel for the trophy.

Melbourne cricketer Solomon Mire savours shock World Cup call-up

Shock debut: Solomon Mire.

Jesse Hogan Solomon Mire is accustomed to playing his cricket in Hamilton. He will do so again on Sunday.

Latest World Cup unrecognisable from shoestring approach of 1992

Malcolm Gray:

Jesse Hogan The vast off-field changes in cricket over the past generation are well illustrated by how different a beast the 2015 World Cup is compared to the preceding event held in Australia and New Zealand in...

More potential in this Australian squad than any before: Warne

A cricket ball

Jesse Hogan Shane Warne played in a golden era of Australian cricket and featured in three World Cup squads, but he argues none of those squads contained as many matchwinners as the line-up about to start the...

Stoic George Bailey expects axe once Michael Clarke returns

Coach Darren Lehmann talks to George Bailey during a practice session at the MCG on Friday.

Jesse Hogan George Bailey entrenched his position as one of Australia's most admirable players by declaring he will be the batsman to make way when captain Michael Clarke returns next week.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Ashes wins can inspire end to one-day woes, says England captain Eoin Morgan

Confident: Morgan insisted it was 'quite easy' for his players to overlook their head-to-head struggles against Australia.

Jesse Hogan New England captain Eoin Morgan is invoking his team's Ashes feats against Australia with the red ball to overcome their miserable recent record with the white when they face each other in Saturday's...

Cricket World Cup 2015: All-rounder depth sets Australia apart

Mitch Marsh is reputed to be a better bowler than he has so far shown at international level.

Jesse Hogan When India won the World Cup at home in 2011 it was in no small part due to the role of Yuvraj Singh, who finished in the top 10 for both runs and wickets in the tournament.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke to miss Australia's tournament opener against England

 Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke will miss at least the first match of the World Cup after Australian selectors failed to be swayed by his encouraging training and playing performances over the past fortnight.

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Australian batsmen keep long-on busy in huge win over UAE

Michael Clarke was one of the many Australian players who were caught out at long-on.

Jesse Hogan A word of advice to Eoin Morgan that doesn't involve your awful batting slump: never leave long-on vacant in England's World Cup opener against Australia on Saturday, with six wickets falling that...

Michael Clarke's 64 against UAE keeps him in contention for World Cup opener

Michael Clarke of Australia bats against UAE.

Jesse Hogan Australia captain Michael Clarke strengthened the expectation he will meet his February 21 fitness deadline - maybe a week early, in time for Saturday's World Cup opener against England - by making...