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

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...

Women's Ashes 2015: Rain delays third one-dayer until Monday

Jesse Hogan, Worcester The provision of reserve days for the one-dayers in the women's Ashes series has saved the third match of the series from being washed out.

Women's Ashes 2015: Technique tweaks help Elyse Villani shed T20 specialist tag

Jesse Hogan, Worcester Elyse Villani's 2013 Ashes experience consisted of just one two-ball innings. This time around the Southern Stars batter has cemented her spot at the top of the order in Twenty20, has a chance to do...

Michael Klinger hopes for Twenty20 replacement for axed Champions League

Michael Klinger keeps his eye on the ball for the Perth Scorchers

Jesse Hogan, Worcester Veteran batsman Michael Klinger has lamented the demise of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament and urged cricketing authorities to devise a replacement tournament that rewards the best Big Bash...

Women's Ashes 2015: Elyse Villani invites England bouncers in final one-dayer

Australian batter Elyse Villani.

Jesse Hogan, Worcester Southern Stars opener Elyse Villani is relishing the prospect of England strike-bowler Katherine Brunt again peppering her with short deliveries in the final women's Ashes one-dayer.

Women's Ashes 2015: Fast-bowling a great fit for forever-restless Megan Schutt

Megan Schutt lets rip during the 2nd Royal London ODI of the Women's Ashes Series in Bristol, UK..

Jesse Hogan, Worcester What type of person would be scared of an desk-bound job and thrilled about the prospect of enlisting in the army, despite the potentially dangerous implications of the latter? One whose whole life...

Women's Ashes 2015: Rain could delay Southern Stars' decision on misfiring Holly Ferling

Holly Ferling of Australia celebrates her dismissal of Danielle Wyatt of England.

Jesse Hogan, Worcester An unfavourable weather forecast that threatens the third one-dayer in the women's Ashes series could save Southern Stars selectors from having to immediately decide whether to keep faith with...