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.

Allan Border Medal: New winners step up as David Warner upstages Steve Smith to claim top two awards

Jesse Hogan If getting the vice-captaincy was a sign of just how much David Warner has matured as a person, claiming the top two awards at the Allan Border Medal was recognition of how far he has progressed as...

Another neutral Sheffield Shield final looms as Victoria shift NSW match to Alice Springs

Jesse Hogan The Sheffield Shield final could be held at a neutral venue for a third successive year, with Victoria's decision to move their final game of the season to Alice Springs the basis for remaining there...

Australia v India: David Warner says twos, not boundaries, the key to lifting shackles of spin

Jesse Hogan Australia's hopes of coming from behind to win the Twenty20 series against India, and of seriously challenging for the World Twenty20 in March, rest on them finding a way to score freely against spin.

Australia v India: Warner happy to bat and chat, but Virat Kohli send-off raises hackles

Chatter: Virat Kohli gives Steve Smith a send off.

Jesse Hogan David Warner has no gripes about Steve Smith talking with Channel Nine commentators during his innings in Australia's Twenty20 loss to India on Tuesday, arguing players have a responsibility to...

Australia v India Twenty20: Captain Aaron Finch laments fielding blunders as Virat Kohli excels again

Cameron Boyce puts a catch down during game one of the Twenty20 International match against India at Adelaide Oval.

Jesse Hogan Australia captain Aaron Finch laments more poor fielding as a factor in their 37-run loss to India in the opening Twenty20 match, as India suggest Virat Kohli's record in Australia is becoming so...

Australia v India Twenty20: Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja lead visitors to commanding win in Adelaide

Stop talking ... Virat Kohli of India reacts after taking a catch to dismiss Steven Smith, who was commentating as he played.

Jesse Hogan The supposed batting riches which forced Usman Khawaja's exclusion from Australia's Twenty20 squad were not evident on Australia Day, with India claiming a commanding 37-run victory in the...

Australia v India: Southern Stars' home winning streak ended by impressive India

Alyssa Healy made a courageous 41.

Jesse Hogan If the great form of New Zealanders in the Women's Big Bash League hadn't underlined the threat to the Southern Stars' bid for fourth consecutive World Twenty20 title then Tuesday's shock home loss...

Allan Border Medal: New contenders aplenty as Warner, Starc, Smith set to vie for top award

Contender: David Warner is one of the favourites to take out the Allan Border Medal on Wednesday night.

Jesse Hogan The changing of the guard in the Australian team, with players taking greater responsibilities as stalwarts retired, is likely to be reflected by the winners at the Allan Border Medal, to be held on...

Australia v India: Reinforcements aplenty for new series as teams focus on World Twenty20

Making a comeback: India's T20 squad has been bolstered by the return of Yuvraj Singh.

Jesse Hogan Former foes of Australia, Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh, are among India's high-profile reinforcements for the Twenty20 series which begins in Adelaide on Tuesday.

With WBBL over, Southern Stars back in action for first time since Ashes victory

Meg Lanning of the Stars bats during the WBBL match between the Melbourne Stars and the Melbourne Renegades at the MCG.

Jesse Hogan Australia's elite women's team are hoping to build on the surging interest in women's cricket from the Women's Big Bash League when they begin their series against India on Tuesday.

Australia v India: Casualties loom in Australia's Twenty20 squad with outsiders to return for World T20

Form of his life:  Usman Khawaja plays a shot during the Big Bash League final.

Jesse Hogan The sense Australia's imminent Twenty20 series against India will be a proving ground for World Twenty20 selection has intensified, with chief selector Rod Marsh suggesting at least two players...

Big Bash League: Coach Stephen Fleming proud of Melbourne Stars' performance in loss to Sydney Thunder

Key wicket:  David Hussey of the Stars celebrates taking the wicket of Usman Khawaja during the Big Bash final.

Jesse Hogan Stephen Fleming says he was satisfied with Melbourne Stars' performance in the Big Bash final, and bullish about future success.

Fastest of the fast: Jeff Thomson to be inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

Fast on his feet:  Jeff Thomson of Australia bowls during the Second Ashes Test at Woolloongabba, Brisbane in 1983.

Jesse Hogan Tearaway paceman's name is still firmly in the thoughts of anyone who saw first-hand how he gave a new dimension to the art of fast-bowling.

Big Bash League: Khawaja's class again crucial as Thunder beat Stars to claim title

You beauty: Sydney Thunder batsman Ben Rohrer celebrates his match-winning six that delivered the side their first BBL title.

Jesse Hogan Kevin Pietersen masterclass trumped by one from Usman Khawaja, as Sydney Thunder complete stunning rise from Big Bash chumps to champions.

Australia's tour of NZ could be pay-TV exclusive as ABC confirms no radio commentary

The ABC will still provide coverage of the series to radio listeners, but that will not extend to ball-by-ball descriptions.

Jesse Hogan Live coverage of Australia's looming tour of New Zealand could be limited to those with pay-TV, with no guarantee either radio network that covered this summer's series in Australia will cover the...

Big Bash League: Finals structure unlikely to change despite hoodoo for teams finishing on top

Jesse Hogan The failures of the top-placed teams in finals across all five seasons of the Big Bash League is unlikely to trigger a change in structure to create a second chance for these teams.

Big Bash League: Khawaja not the only threat as Stars and Thunder vie for title

A brilliant unbeaten century by Usman Khawaja helped guide the Sydney Thunder to the final.

Jesse Hogan For Melbourne Stars to win their first Big Bash League title, on Sunday night at the MCG, they will need to shackle not only the country's form batsman, Usman Khawaja, but three of this Sydney...

Australian cricket's top 10 individual performances of the past year

On the up: Glenn Maxwell gestures to the crowd during a 2015 World Cup match.

Jesse Hogan As Cricket Australia prepare to honour their best cricketers, at Wednesday's Allan Border Medal, here are 10 of the best performances by men's and Southern Stars players over the past year.

Big Bash League: Pietersen suggests Australia call up Khawaja before Stars face him

Kevin Pietersen says Usman Khawaja

Jesse Hogan Kevin Pietersen has joked his looming Big Bash League final opponent Usman Khawaja should immediately be called up for the national team.

Big Bash League: Stars break Scorchers hoodoo to earn home final on Sunday

Shining Star:  Dan Worrall celebrates after taking last the Scorchers wicket to seal semi-final win.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Stars are finally on the cusp of living up to their lofty expectations, earning hosting rights for Sunday's Big Bash League final by ending the dominant run of Perth.