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.

Coach challenges Renegades batsmen to lift for derby

Ben Stokes was in commanding form for the Renegades against the Hobart Hurricanes.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Renegades coach Simon Helmot's delight at Ben Stokes' swashbuckling debut is contrasted by his admission his other batsmen cannot afford to again ride on his coattails in Saturday night's...

James Faulkner deflects praise for holding nerve in Melbourne Stars' run chase

Keep calm and carry on: James Faulkner says his master plan is all about remembering

Jesse Hogan James Faulkner insists his master plan in times of crisis consists of little more than keep calm and remember to breathe, after he again dragged a team to victory in a stiff run chase.

Faulkner again the hero as Stars beat Sixers in super over

James Faulkner hits a boundary during the BBL game against Sydney Sixers at the MCG on Monday night.

Jesse Hogan The finishing crown long occupied by Michael Bevan has all but officially been passed to James Faulkner.

James Faulkner a 'no-brainer' for Test team, says Greg Shipperd

James Faulkner during his sole Test so far in 2013.

Jesse Hogan Veteran state coach Greg Shipperd reckons national selectors have "missed a trick" by ignoring James Faulkner for this summer's Tests, and that they should install him in the middle order alongside...

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NSW back in T20 final hunt after crushing Victoria

Jesse Hogan Faced with the prospect of losing an entire round of matches for the first time in eight years, NSW responded with a crushing 56-run victory over Victoria on Monday at the MCG that put them in a...

Callum Ferguson proving dependable for Redbacks and Renegades

Callum Ferguson says the biggest factor in his resurgence has been South Australia's appointment of former Redback Kim Harris as batting coach.

Jesse Hogan Callum Ferguson is yet to get a chance to build on the one-day career for Australia that was undermined by a serious knee injury, but his efforts since for South Australia and now Melbourne Renegades...

Dazzling BBL comeback boosts remodelled Pattinson

Red alert: James Pattinson is congratulated by his teammates after dismissing Jacques Kallis.

Jesse Hogan James Pattinson's blistering return to playing will instil significant self-belief his new bowling action can ease pressure on his back without sacrificing his searing pace and swing, his Melbourne...

James Pattinson tears Sydney Thunder apart

James Pattinson raises his right arm in triumph after getting through the defences of Jacques Kallis.

Jesse Hogan All James Pattinson needed to do to elicit a smile from cricket fans after his comeback match, in the Big Bash League, was to bowl with decent pace and finish the game uninjured.

James Pattinson named for Renegades in BBL

All set to go again: James Pattinson.

Jesse Hogan Australian quick James Pattinson will take a major step in his return from a serious back injury when he plays for the Melbourne Renegades in the T20BBL on Tuesday night.

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Live: Australia v India, Boxing Day Test, day four

Ryan Harris celebrates after taking a caught and bowled to dismiss Ravi Ashwin of India on day three.

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for all the day-four action from the MCG as Australia looks to put themselves in a strong position to pursue victory ahead of the final day.

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Live: Australia v India, Boxing Day Test, day three

Steve Smith

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for all the day three action from the MCG as Australia look to increase their advantage over the tourists.

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Quiney hoping to spur Melbourne Stars to first win

cricket - summer's game

Jesse Hogan Rob Quiney is not one for sugarcoating. He knows the only reason he is getting a game for Melbourne Stars on Sunday night in Brisbane is because Kevin Pietersen is having a white Christmas back in...

Live: Australia v India, Boxing Day Test, day two

Australian captain Steve Smith held Australia's innings together with a knock of 72 not out on Boxing Day.

Jesse Hogan Join The Age cricket expert Jesse Hogan to follow all the action live from the MCG on day two of the third Test.

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Little goals for Melbourne Renegades for big trip to Perth

Melbourne Renegades coach Simon Helmot.

Jesse Hogan Paul Kelly sang that from little things big things grow. Simon Helmot's mantra ahead of Melbourne Renegades' Boxing Day evening match in Perth is that from little things good results flow.

Deadpan Dhoni mocks report of clashing teammates

M.S. Dhoni takes a break from his comic stylings.

Jesse Hogan India's captain jokes that Virat Kohli "stabbed" teammate Shikhar Dhawan, in his response to speculation of a confrontation between the two on the final day of the Brisbane Test.

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Live: Australia v India, Boxing Day Test, day one

Fans enjoying last year's Boxing Day Test at the MCG

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan live from the MCG for all the action on one of the biggest days on Australia's sporting calendar.

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Boxing Day Test 2014: Ryan Harris back as Aussies relish Indians' whingeing

Australian rookie Joe Burns will bat at No 6 in the Boxing Day test against India at the MCG.

Jesse Hogan Ryan Harris is a confirmed starter for Australia in the Boxing Day Test, along with debutant Joe Burns at number six, with captain Steve Smith declaring his team is pleased opponents India is...

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Watson should move to six in batting reshuffle

Shane Watson's medium-pace bowling is not an asset valuable enough to excuse his fitful good performances with the bat.

Jesse Hogan With an eye to next year's Ashes, the Boxing Day Test should feature Joe Burns being eased into the team at number five, Shaun Marsh promoted to three and Shane Watson made to vie for the sole...

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Struggling Stars must not shelve Christmas break plans: White

David Hussey congratulates Cameron White after the latter completed a half-century against the Hurricanes on Saturday night.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Stars captain Cameron White says it would be foolish to rescind plans to give players a break over Christmas.