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.

Southern Stars relishing tighter links with their Australian male counterparts

Jesse Hogan As Australia's elite men's and women's teams prepare to play on the same day in a double-header, in Cardiff against England, Southern Stars veteran Alex Blackwell says the links between them are...

Marcus Stoinis to to make T20 debut for Australia in Cardiff

Victorian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis will make his international debut on Monday.

Jesse Hogan Victorian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis will make his international debut on Monday when Australia begin their limited-overs series against England, in the teams' one-off Twenty20 in Cardiff.

Cardiff clash with England to herald start of Australia's World T20 preparation

Steve Smith says he has no interest in being Australia's T20 captain.

Jesse Hogan Australia's biennial focus on fashioning an effective Twenty20 line-up to break their poor record at the World Twenty20 tournaments starts on Monday in Cardiff.

Women's Ashes 2015: Southern Stars want to solve batting stumbles as series ends

Jesse Hogan With the women's Ashes won, Southern Stars coach Matthew Mott has turned his attention to fixing the team's stuttering scoring in Monday's series-ending match in Cardiff.

Women's Ashes: Series win another endorsement of Lanning's elevation to captain

Jesse Hogan The Southern Stars' triumph in the women's Ashes series was another endorsement for Cricket Australia expediting Meg Lanning's rise to the captaincy.

Women's Ashes: Great bowling under pressure delivers Stars another triumph

Jesse Hogan When Alex Blackwell was recently reflecting on becoming the first Southern Stars player to reach 200 matches one of her fondest memories was successfully defending 8-106 in the 2010 World Twenty20...

Women's Ashes: bowler Rene Farrell pleads for interview with Karl Stefanovic

HOVE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28:  Rene Farrell of Australia celebrates after getting the wicket of Lydia Greenway of England to win the Ashes during the 2nd NatWest T20 of the Women's Ashes Series between England and Australia Women at County Ground on August 28, 2015 in Hove, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan Rene Farrell just helped her team win the Ashes. Now, she's eyeing another life goal: to be interviewed by Australian TV breakfast-show host Karl Stefanovic.

Women's Ashes: Winning captain Lanning hails bowlers for defending meagre score

Jesse Hogan Triumphant Southern Stars captain Meg Lanning has hailed her bowlers for keeping England to their record-low Twenty20 score of 87 to officially snare the women's Ashes.

Women's Ashes: Magnificent bowling sees Southern Stars snare the Ashes

Southern Stars celebrate their win over England.

Jesse Hogan The Southern Stars scored only 7-107 in the second Twenty20, but their bowlers were able to defend the low total.

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Women's Ashes: Nagging injury not sapping enthusiasm of late-bloomer Beams

Kristen Beams is a reluctant tweaker, having adopted the notoriously difficult craft when her stunted growth thwarted her ambition to be a dangerous seamer.

Jesse Hogan Launceston is rightfully proud of punching above its weight when it comes to cricketers.

India players in demand as Cricket Australia eyes diverse range of WBBL signings

Cricket ACT is disappointed at Cricket Australia's decision to overlook a Canberra-based team for the national one-day competition.

Jesse Hogan Cricket Australia is hopeful the inaugural season of the women's Big Bash League will feature something conspicuously missing from the men's competition - players from India.

Women's Ashes: Southern Stars eager to guarantee victory before series decider

The Southern Stars hope to wrap up the Ashes in the second Twenty20 match.

Jesse Hogan Southern Stars veteran Alex Blackwell is not daunted by England's strong start to the Twenty20 component of the women's Ashes.

Women's Ashes: Stars hoping Perry's promotion to opener helps solve T20 quirk

Ellyse Perry out against England at Chelmsford

Jesse Hogan As the Southern Stars seek to make amends for squandering their first chance to seal the women's Ashes, by taking their second chance against England on Friday night, they are also trying to solve...

Women's Ashes: Lanning downplays effect of losing toss as England strike back

Meg Lanning searches for answers in the first Twenty20 against England

Jesse Hogan Southern Stars captain Meg Lanning says England's ability to outperform them in all facets was a bigger factor than losing the toss as her team missed their first opportunity to seal the women's...

Women's Ashes 2015: England win first Twenty20 to keep series hopes alive

Sarah Taylor of England hits out during Twenty20 clash.

Jesse Hogan A welcome return to form from England's two elite batters, Charlotte Edwards and Sarah Taylor, delivered them a clinical seven-wicket win to end the Southern Stars' Twenty20 winning streak and their...

Women's Ashes: Twenty20 tyro Grace Harris savouring late Southern Stars call-up

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Jesse Hogan An injury to Grace Harris' Queensland teammate, and fellow Twenty20 thrasher, Delissa Kimmince has resulted in the 21-year-old no longer spending the winter working in her hospital job and doing...

Women's Ashes: Southern Stars want a win, not rain, to seal their series victory

Matthew Mott.

Jesse Hogan There will be no praying for rain in the Southern Stars' dressing room, despite the fact that a wash-out in Thursday's first Twenty20 against England in Chelmsford would give them an unassailable...

ICC defends no-ball policy as overstepping goes unpunished

Pleased with the Ashes umpiring: Geoff Allardice, ICC general manger of cricket.

Jesse Hogan Wickets were overturned and a string of Mitch Johnson no-balls went unpunished in the final Ashes Test, but the ICC stands by its decree that umpires will call no-balls only if they are absolutely...

Ashes 2015: Selectors yet to decide who'll follow retirees out of Test team

Darren Lehmann.

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann says he and his fellow selectors will wait until after the limited-overs series against England to decide which Ashes squad members will join the retirees in exiting Australia's Test...

Ashes 2015: Australia player ratings

Michael Clarke is retiring at the right time.

Jesse Hogan Jesse Hogan gives the Australian players a mark out of 10 for their performances in the 2015 Ashes series loss to England.