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

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.

Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke adamant he is fully fit

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Jesse Hogan, Hobart Michael Clarke is consistent with bat, but is even more consistent with his mouth whenever he is quizzed about the status of his recuperation from hamstring surgery late last year.

Southern Stars seeking new coach as Fitzpatrick departs

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Jesse Hogan The Southern Stars' attempt to reclaim the Ashes from England later this year will be spearheaded by a new coach, following Cathryn Fitzpatrick's decision to end her three-year stint at the helm of...

Cricket World Cup 2015: Pat Cummins in, Xavier Doherty out for Australia

Called up: Pace bowler Pat Cummins returns to Australia's line-up to face Scotland in Hobart, ahead of Josh Hazlewood.

Jesse Hogan Paceman Pat Cummins will return for Australia in Saturday's match against Scotland at the expense of Xavier Doherty.

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Chris Rogers eager for swansong in shield final with Victoria

Shield dream: Chris Rogers, 38 in August, is 90 per cent sure this season of the shield will be his last.

Jesse Hogan A cricketing journey involving Chris Rogers and David Hussey that began more than 20 years ago could end this week if Victoria stumbles in their Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania in Alice...

Sangakkara and Jayawardene could return to Australia in BBL

Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara.

Jesse Hogan, Hobart The World Cup may not be the last opportunity admirers of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene get to watch them in Australia, with both of the Sri Lanka greats believed to be keen to play in next...

ODI scores to shrink if ICC allows extra outfielder: David Warner

Big hit: David Warner shows his style in Perth.

Jesse Hogan, Hobart The glut of scores comfortably exceeding 300 in one-dayers, and suggestions a batsman could even score a triple century on his own, will disappear if the ICC allows an extra fielder on the boundary,...

NZ and India good but Australia the best, Warner declares

Since Smith was promoted to three in the World Cup he has responded with scores of 95 and 72.

Jesse Hogan, Hobart The batting reshuffle that promoted Steve Smith at the expense of Shane Watson has strengthened David Warner's belief Australia are the best team in the World Cup.

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Sri Lanka await injury scan results on captain Angelo Mathews

Jesse Hogan, Hobart Sri Lanka are hoping results from scans on Thursday will confirm their injury curse has not spread to captain Angelo Mathews after he limped out of the final match before the World Cup quarter-finals.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Kumar Sangakkara breaks century record as Sri Lanka prosper against Scotland

Kumar Sangakkara keeps on keeping on.

Jesse Hogan Kumar Sangakkara became the first player to score four consecutive one-day centuries as Sri Lanka dispatched Scotland in Hobart by 148 runs in their final World Cup match before the quarter-finals.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Mitch Starc more feared than Dale Steyn, declares Bailey

Over she goes: Mitch Starc bowls during the match against Afghanistan.

Jesse Hogan, Hobart George Bailey says World Cup teams fear his teammate Mitch Starc more than they fear the likes of Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, amid statistics demonstrating just how vital the left-armer has been to...