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

Renegades hope to put Thunder in a spin to reach Big Bash semi-finals

Fawad Ahmed.

Jesse Hogan Fawad Ahmed is in contention to play his first match in six weeks.

Cricket

New bats made it better for coach

Stars coach Greg Shipperd was rapt with the late contribution of Rob Quiney, Marcus Stoinis and John Hastings that took the Stars' season record to six wins from six matches.

Jesse Hogan Stars coach Greg Shipperd happy that bit players helped ensure home semi.

Cricket

Renegades eye player clearances for must-win match

James Pattinson

Jesse Hogan Renegades hope James Pattinson and Aaron Finch cleared for Tuesday's game.

Cricket

This time Stars take the Wright approach

Luke Wright.

Jesse Hogan Luke Wright epitomises the confidence of Melbourne Stars.

Cricket

Marsh keen to dispel some home truths

Shaun Marsh

Jesse Hogan There is a simple explanation why Shaun Marsh's recall was met with such scepticism.

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Cricket

Australian coach Darren Lehmann already planning for one-day World Cup

Michael Clarke  and Darren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan The 2015 World Cup is likely out of sight for cricket fans still basking in Australia's Ashes victory - but Darren Lehmann and co cannot afford to let it be out of mind.

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Strikers still hopeful of BBL success this season: coach

Jesse Hogan Adelaide coach Darren Berry says his team's "humiliating" eight-wicket mauling at the hands of the Melbourne Stars on Thursday night has not dashed his hopes of Big Bash League success this season.

Cricket

Big Bash League: Melbourne Stars thrash Adelaide Strikers

Glenn Maxwell.

Jesse Hogan If this match at the MCG was a boxing bout the referee would have halted it before the end of the first round.

Cricket

Short rests will rejuvenate Australia's Test stars for one-dayers: Darren Lehmann

Coach Daren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann is hopeful a sprinkling of restings throughout the one-day series against England, starting with Mitch Johnson on Sunday, will be enough to sufficiently refresh Australia's weary Ashes...

Cricket

Australia had a better grasp of decision review system in Australian Ashes series

Michael Clarke calls for a review during the first Test at the Gabba.

Jesse Hogan Australia unable to challenge only for 53.3 overs - or 3.4 per cent of series.

Cricket

Big Bash League a big hit with cricket fans and Ten Network

Crowds at the BBL.

Jesse Hogan Average attendances for the first 16 matches have risen 37 per cent to 19,649.

Cricket

Renegades skipper Aaron Finch is in awe of Stars' batting depth

Jesse Hogan Long-held expectations of Melbourne Stars dominating BBL being realised.

Cricket

Big Bash League: Cameron White dominates in Melbourne Stars' victory

Cameron White

Jesse Hogan The script was familiar, eerily so for Melbourne Stars. Aaron Finch, often so tortured with a red ball, was in a red uniform and was back to inflicting torture on his green-clad rivals in a Melbourne...

Cricket

Brad Hodge still scoring runs in Twenty20 cricket

Brad Hodge.

Jesse Hogan For a format in which consistency is so hard to deliver, Hodge has demonstrated an ability to do so.

Cricket

Melbourne Stars' pace attack gets boost in lieu of spin

Melbourne Stars

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Stars will boast a bolstered pace attack when they face Melbourne Renegades.

Soccer

Melbourne Victory to test its A-League title hopes against pacesetter Brisbane Roar

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Victory is relishing the opportunity to strengthen its title credentials against ladder-leading Brisbane Roar on Saturday night.

Cricket

Brad Hodge stakes claim for World Twenty20 call up

Brad Hodge

Alfred Chan and Jesse Hogan The subject of national selection used to induce anger from Brad Hodge. Now, it induces little more than a shrug.

Cricket

Renegades keep nerve to hit form

Nathan Rimmington.

Jesse Hogan and Alfred Chan Huge wins over Brisbane and Hobart lift the Renegades to third position.

Cricket

Wade set to fill in for resting Haddin

Matthew Wade

Jesse Hogan Deposed Australia wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has been endorsed to reclaim that role.

Cricket

Likely squads for the final Ashes Test

Baggy green cap.

Jesse Hogan A close look at the English and Australian sides ahead of the final Ashes Test in Sydney.