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.

Women's Ashes 2015: Matthew Mott adamant Holly Ferling can regain form in time for Test

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...

Women's Ashes 2015: CA wants to replicate England success in attracting crowds

Jesse Hogan, Worcester England's success at attracting healthy crowds to women's Ashes matches, and bolstering the atmosphere of them by playing at small venues, is strengthening Australia's aim to do the same next time...

Women's Ashes 2015: Scouting of England's stumps weakness helps Southern Stars

Jesse Hogan, Bristol Bowling at the stumps was hardly a revolutionary plan, but the Southern Stars' eventual adherence to it was crucial to ensuring captain Meg Lanning's century in the second women's Ashes one-dayer was...

Players and coaches hailed for changed attitude on concussion

Jesse Hogan, Bristol Cricket Australia performance boss Pat Howard says the considered response of players and coaches to the blows to the heads of Chris Rogers and Nicole Bolton is indicative of the now-universal...

Ashes 2015: Another Meg Lanning century keeps her on path to greatness

Accolades: Meg Lanning has been named the best female player in both Australia and wordwide..

Jesse Hogan, Bristol As Steve Smith is earning widespread plaudits for his batting feats another bright young Australian, Meg Lanning, is scoring centuries in one-day cricket more regularly than almost any player, male...

Women's Ashes 2015: Meg Lanning leads Southern Stars to victory

Jesse Hogan, Bristol It was officially a break for hydration, as per a sponsor request to change the name of the customary drinks break.

Women's Ashes 2015: Nicole Bolton resumes batting after concussion absence

Nicole Bolton

Jesse Hogan Nicole Bolton is a step closer to making her return for the Southern Stars after batting for the first time since the blow to her helmet in training which sidelined her from the opening match of the...

Women's Ashes 2015: England pile pressure on Australia's Ellyse Perry

Under pressure: Australia's Ellyse Perry.

Jesse Hogan, Bristol After Ellyse Perry extended her record-breaking streak of 50-plus scores to start the women's Ashes, her England rival Katherine Brunt declared the all-rounder would be daunted by how reliant the...

Women's Ashes 2015: Southern Stars too timid at crease as England strike first

Ellyse Perry

Jesse Hogan, Taunton Ellyse Perry has conceded England's superior intensity, both in the field and in rotating the strike, were decisive factors in the Southern Stars losing their opening match of the women's Ashes...

Women's Ashes 2015: Another Ellyse Perry masterclass not enough as England win

Ellyse Perry's sixth consecutive half-century doubles the previous record of three she broke last year.

Jesse Hogan, Taunton Reigning women's Ashes holders start with a stirring chasing victory in their one-dayer against the Southern Stars.