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.

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

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.

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.

Hurricane Sammy smashes the Stars

Darren Sammy plays an unorthodox shot on his way to 38 not out off 12 deliveries.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Stars’ season goal of remedying their poor finals record may have to be amended to simply qualifying for the top four after Hobart condemned them to a second loss to start their Big...

The long road back for Tom Triffitt

Back in action: Tom Triffitt playing for the Melbourne Stars in Adelaide on Thursday.

Jesse Hogan Tom Triffitt is driven to use an unexpected Big Bash League stint to rebuild not just his career but his reputation.

Renegades seek Peter Siddle clearance for BBL opener

Peter Siddle and Ryan Harris at the Gabba on Tuesday. Both have been dropped from the Test team.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Renegades chief executive Stuart Coventry says Peter Siddle could press his claims for a Test recall for Boxing Day with a good performance in the team's opening Big Bash League match on...

Cricket casualty Jamie Cox joins St Kilda as football manager

Jamie Cox.

Jesse Hogan New St Kilda football manager Jamie Cox believes he is well-equipped for the challenge ahead of developing the young Saints list.

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Melbourne Stars score heavily in final BBL practice match

Jesse Hogan The hitting power throughout the Melbourne Stars line-up was on show at the MCG on Monday as they claimed a big win in their final practice match before the Big Bash League.

Selectors' long-term faith in Steve Smith being rewarded

Steve Smith during a training session at the Gabba on Monday.

Jesse Hogan The progression of Steve Smith to Test captain before his 26th birthday is an endorsement of selectors current and past.

2014-15 Big Bash League predictions

Shaun Marsh of the Scorchers in action during the 2013-14 Big Bash League final against the Hobart Hurricanes at the WACA in February.

Jesse Hogan With the Big Bash League season starting on Thursday, we run the rule over the teams, the changes for 2014-15 and who is expected to impress over the next six weeks in the Twenty20 tournament.

Aaron Finch fires as Renegades begin BBL preparation

Good start: Aaron Finch.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Renegades began their formal preparation for this season's Big Bash League in the manner of most of their best matches over the past three years – with Aaron Finch bludgeoning his way...

Michael Beer bubbly over move to Melbourne Stars

In the frame: Michael Beer has joined the Stars.

Jesse Hogan Left-arm spinner Michael Beer's struggle to get playing opportunities in Western Australia over the past two years has made him savour his move to Melbourne Stars for the impending Big Bash League...

Kevin Pietersen survives jitters in Melbourne club cricket cameo

Kevin Pietersen warms up for the Monash Tigers before their Victorian Premier League match against St Kilda.

Jesse Hogan An early life given by new Melbourne Stars teammate Michael Beer allowed Kevin Pietersen to make a positive start to his stint in Australia for the Big Bash League.