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 World Cup officials admit wrong decision

Jesse Hogan Cricket World Cup organisers have admitted the umpires made the wrong call in the chaotic end to Saturday night's match between Australia and England at the MCG.

Aaron Finch hails Australia's batting depth as they thump England

Mitchell Marsh (right) celebrates with teammate Aaron Finch after dismissing England's Gary Ballance.

Jesse Hogan Century-maker Aaron Finch says Australia's ability to score 9-342, their sixth-highest score in a home one-dayer, in their World Cup opener, despite having to spend about 10 overs focusing on...

Cricket World Cup: Finch, Marsh dominate as Australia thrash England

Australia's Aaron Finch sweeps strongly under clear skies at the MCG.

Jesse Hogan Australia's phenomenal performance in their first match in the World Cup underlined why so many expect them to be returning to the MCG in six weeks' time to duel for the trophy.

Melbourne cricketer Solomon Mire savours shock World Cup call-up

Shock debut: Solomon Mire.

Jesse Hogan Solomon Mire is accustomed to playing his cricket in Hamilton. He will do so again on Sunday.

Latest World Cup unrecognisable from shoestring approach of 1992

Malcolm Gray:

Jesse Hogan The vast off-field changes in cricket over the past generation are well illustrated by how different a beast the 2015 World Cup is compared to the preceding event held in Australia and New Zealand in...

More potential in this Australian squad than any before: Warne

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Jesse Hogan Shane Warne played in a golden era of Australian cricket and featured in three World Cup squads, but he argues none of those squads contained as many matchwinners as the line-up about to start the...

Stoic George Bailey expects axe once Michael Clarke returns

Coach Darren Lehmann talks to George Bailey during a practice session at the MCG on Friday.

Jesse Hogan George Bailey entrenched his position as one of Australia's most admirable players by declaring he will be the batsman to make way when captain Michael Clarke returns next week.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Ashes wins can inspire end to one-day woes, says England captain Eoin Morgan

Confident: Morgan insisted it was 'quite easy' for his players to overlook their head-to-head struggles against Australia.

Jesse Hogan New England captain Eoin Morgan is invoking his team's Ashes feats against Australia with the red ball to overcome their miserable recent record with the white when they face each other in Saturday's...

Cricket World Cup 2015: All-rounder depth sets Australia apart

Mitch Marsh is reputed to be a better bowler than he has so far shown at international level.

Jesse Hogan When India won the World Cup at home in 2011 it was in no small part due to the role of Yuvraj Singh, who finished in the top 10 for both runs and wickets in the tournament.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke to miss Australia's tournament opener against England

 Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke will miss at least the first match of the World Cup after Australian selectors failed to be swayed by his encouraging training and playing performances over the past fortnight.

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Australian batsmen keep long-on busy in huge win over UAE

Michael Clarke was one of the many Australian players who were caught out at long-on.

Jesse Hogan A word of advice to Eoin Morgan that doesn't involve your awful batting slump: never leave long-on vacant in England's World Cup opener against Australia on Saturday, with six wickets falling that...

Michael Clarke's 64 against UAE keeps him in contention for World Cup opener

Michael Clarke of Australia bats against UAE.

Jesse Hogan Australia captain Michael Clarke strengthened the expectation he will meet his February 21 fitness deadline - maybe a week early, in time for Saturday's World Cup opener against England - by making...

Australia hoped a smaller World Cup would be bigger success

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Jesse Hogan When Australia returned from the 2011 World Cup without a trophy, for the first time in four attempts, a consolation for Cricket Australia was that the next World Cup would be exactly as they wanted...

Cricket World Cup 2015: Afghanistan pacemen impress before Rohit-led India pile on runs

MS Dhoni (L) of India and Mohammad Nabi of Afghanistan shake hands at the coin toss.

Jesse Hogan India will enter the World Cup with one of the least feared pace attacks, but with someone as destructive as Rohit Sharma atop their batting order no team will be taking the defending champions too...

Cricket World Cup 2015: James Faulkner doubtful for pivotal World Cup match away to NZ

James Faulkner goes down on one knee to hit a six over mid-wicket.

Jesse Hogan Australian selectors are bracing for James Faulkner to miss the pivotal World Cup match away to New Zealand on February 28, as it is within the expected four-week period his side strain will keep him...

Cricket World Cup 2015: History suggests George Bailey will stay and paceman to miss for Australia

George Bailey ducks to avoid a bouncer from James Anderson.

Jesse Hogan Australia's long-term reluctance to place too much batting pressure on all-rounders should ensure George Bailey retains his middle-order berth for as long as there are no available batsmen in reserve.

Pat Cummins relishes Australia's near-flawless performance against India

George Bailey and Patrick Cummins celebrate the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane.

Jesse Hogan, Adelaide Pat Cummins says Australia could barely have hoped for a better performance in their first World Cup warm-up match following their 106-run demolition of India on Sunday.

Maxwell and Warner swat centuries against India

Jesse Hogan George Bailey got some of the time he was looking for in the middle but not the fluency as his teammates David Warner and Glenn Maxwell excelled at either end of the innings with the bat in...

Dissident club wants Junction Oval redevelopment blocked

The government and Cricket Victoria are hoping to begin construction on the redevelopment of Junction Oval after the World Cup.

Jesse Hogan Cricket Victoria is staring down a threat from a dissident club delegate to take legal action to thwart its long-coveted redevelopment of Junction Oval.

Glenn Maxwell and David Warner thrive as Australia thump India in World Cup warm-up

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 08: David Warner of Australia celebrates the wicket of Suresh Raina of India during the ICC Cricket World Cup warm up match between Australia and India at Adelaide Oval on February 8, 2015 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan, Adelaide George Bailey got some of the time he was looking for in the middle but not the fluency as his teammates David Warner and Glenn Maxwell excelled at either end of the innings with the bat in...