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 2015: Steve Waugh joins Australia squad to inspire players

Jesse Hogan, Adelaide Aaron Finch says the presence of World Cup-winning captain Steve Waugh in the Australian squad has helped reassure the players the can cope with the pressure of entering the knock-out stage of their...

Cricket World Cup: TV viewers to hear umpires' DRS deliberations

Nasir Jamal of Afghanistan calls for a review after being given out, caught behind off the bowling of Chris Jordan of England, during the Group A game at the SCG on March 13.

Jesse Hogan Conversations between the on-field and video umpires for contentious decisions will be disclosed for the most important matches of the World Cup.

Cricket World Cup: Stress fracture rules out giant Pakistan paceman Mohammad Irfan

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Jesse Hogan, Adelaide Doubts that Mohammad Irfan would recover in time to face Australia in Friday's quarter-final have been confirmed, with the giant paceman ruled out of the tournament with a stress fracture in his...

Cricket World Cup: Shane Watson relishing shock second chance after axing

Shane Watson said he had no inkling he would be recalled until he was told on the morning of the match against Sri Lanka.

Jesse Hogan, Adelaide A fortnight after thinking his only chance to play in a home World Cup disappeared with being dropped against Afghanistan, Shane Watson says his motivation to make the most of his shock recall to the...

WA drops legal threat over Hobart shield final

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Jesse Hogan Western Australia is no longer considering legal action over Cricket Australia's approval for Victoria to host the Sheffield Shield final in Hobart.

Vics get Pattinson, Rogers fitness boosts for shield final

Chris Rogers is no guarantee to play in the shield final.

Jesse Hogan Victoria have received a major fillip ahead of the Sheffield Shield final, with Chris Rogers likely to play despite a minor injury and pace spearhead James Pattinson poised to return after being...

Coaching call looms for England as David Saker accepts Melbourne Renegades deal

David Saker has been England's fast-bowling coach for almost five years.

Jesse Hogan England have to decide whether to appoint a new bowling coach in an Ashes year or keep a wantaway coach in the position, after David Saker's acceptance of a deal to take over at Melbourne Renegades...

New coach David Saker vows Melbourne Renegades will stand up to Stars

Jesse Hogan New Melbourne Renegades coach David Saker, who has quit as England's bowling coach to take the job, will not tolerate any of his players thinking their team is in any way inferior to cross-town...

Cricket Australia allows Victoria to host Sheffield Shield final in Hobart

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Jesse Hogan Victoria will not have to play their Sheffield Shield final away to Western Australia after Cricket Australia accepted they should be allowed to instead play the match in Hobart because the World Cup...

Cricket World Cup: Mitch Johnson's confidence high even as Mitch Starc takes limelight

Mitchell Johnson questions whether batsmen will resort to the long handle now that the knockout stage of the World Cup has been reached.

Jesse Hogan, Adelaide Mitch Johnson has shrugged off the punishment he endured from Brendon McCullum and Tillakaratne Dilshan earlier in the World Cup and declared himself ready to cope with anything batsmen seek to...

Cricket World Cup: Ireland captain renews attack on plan for 10-team tournament

Ireland captain William Porterfield has challenged the suggestion that the fact no associate team has reached the quarter-finals gives some credence to the ICC plan to shrink the number of participants.

Jesse Hogan Ireland captain William Porterfield hopes his team's exit from the World Cup does not mute the case for the ICC to relent on its plan to cut the 2019 World Cup to a 10-team event.

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan revival shows their unpredictability can be positive

Pakistan fans cheer their team on during the final group match of the World Cup in Adelaide on Sunday.

Jesse Hogan It wasn't quite the panic stations of 1992, when they won only one of their first five matches, but Pakistan's revival at this World Cup has reiterated the team's long-term trait of confounding...

Pakistan could recall Australia's Test tormentor Younus Khan for quarter-final clash

Younus Khan in the action for Pakistan against England during a World Cup warmup match at the SCG.

Jesse Hogan Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has confirmed Younus Khan could be recalled for Pakistan's World Cup quarter-final partly in recognition of how he tormented Australia's bowlers when their team was...

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan beat Ireland to take last quarter-final spot

Pakistan's top-scorer Sarfraz Ahmed takes a single during the game against Ireland.

Jesse Hogan Pakistan guaranteed their progression in the World Cup, to a quarter-final match against Australia on Friday, by coasting to a seven-wicket victory over Ireland in Adelaide on Sunday.

Cricket World Cup: Pat Cummins says Adelaide Oval ideal for Australian quicks

Pat Cummins has typically been used in shorter spells than Josh Hazlewood, often through the middle periods of innings.

Jesse Hogan Pat Cummins is hopeful he can stave off competition from teammate Josh Hazlewood to retain his spot for the World Cup quarter-final at a venue, Adelaide Oval, he rates as ideal for Australia's...

Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke pleased as Australia prepare for finals by beating Scots

Michael Clarke is struck on the helmet while batting against Scotland.

Jesse Hogan, Hobart Michael Clarke has praised his bowlers for dismissing Scotland within 26 overs and his fellow batsmen for their selfless aggression in the chase which ensured Australia got the victory they needed to...

Cricket World Cup: Starc stars as Australia overcome rain woes to beat Scotland

Brothers in arms: Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc.

Jesse Hogan, Hobart The Hobart weather than threatened to wash out Australia's match against Scotland, and severely complicate their pursuit of the World Cup title, eventually behaved for long enough for the home team...

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Kevin Pietersen to shun IPL riches to aid comeback bid

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 08:  English cricketer Kevin Pietersen during a Melbourne Stars nets session at Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 8, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Wayne Taylor/Fairfax Media)

Jesse Hogan Kevin Pietersen will renege on his Indian Premier League contract and instead play county cricket in a bid to win a recall to England's team in time for this year's Ashes.

Junction Oval out of contention for Sheffield Shield final

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Jesse Hogan The Sheffield Shield final could be hosted interstate for a second consecutive year, with the Junction Oval out of contention if Victoria win hosting rights.

Cricket World Cup: Scotland stoic amid no wins and player expulsion

Scotland captain Preston Mommsen says the players are in good spirits ahead of their final match in the tournament.

Jesse Hogan, Hobart Scotland will finish the World Cup tournament a man short and, bar an astonishing result on Saturday against Australia, without a win.