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.

Ashes 2015: Brittle batting again a blight on Australia as final Test looms

Australia's Peter Nevill is bowled by Northamptonshire's Steven Crook.

Jesse Hogan Even if England have spent the majority of time since their Ashes triumph in a revelry-induced stupor there is little evidence Australia's batsmen will make them regret it at the Oval later this week.

Ashes 2015: As Mitch Marsh strengthens Test recall, claims Cummins wants in too

Pat Cummins is pushing his Test claims

Jesse Hogan As one of Australia's brightest young prospects, Mitch Marsh, all but guaranteed his return to the Test team for the Ashes-ending match at the Oval another, Pat Cummins, insisted he was ready to play...

Ashes 2015: Ricky Ponting urges incoming captain Steve Smith to stay at No.3

Ricky Ponting's number of innings as a captain batting at no.3 is unmatched.

Jesse Hogan Test great Ricky Ponting has urged incoming Test captain Steve Smith to shelve consideration of dropping down the batting order, believing the right-hander has the technique to thrive at no.

Ashes 2015: Mitch Marsh, Pat Cummins rescue Australia's batting in tour match

Ben Sanderson appeals for the wicket of Adam Voges during day three of the tour match between Northamptonshire and Australia at the County Ground.

Jesse Hogan Mitch Marsh's strengthening of his claims for a fifth-Test recall and Pat Cummins' pluck with both ball and bat were virtually all Australian selectors had to savour from their team's practice-match...

James Pattinson signs three-year contract extension with Melbourne Renegades

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Renegades have seen enough from James Pattinson in his two seasons with them to secure him to a long-term deal - even though Australian duties could limit him to only cameos.

Nathan Lyon impressing in Tests but unhappy at continued one-day exclusion

Nathan Lyon

Jesse Hogan Even as Nathan Lyon strengthens his hold on Australia's No.1 Test spinner position he is getting increasingly irked about his scant chances to replicate that in limited-overs.

Ashes 2015: Another battering for Fawad Ahmed leaves leg-spinner at career crossroads

Jesse Hogan Matthew Wade's first act as an unofficial member of the Ashes squad should be to take his state teammate Fawad Ahmed aside and remind the leg-spinner how he bowled himself into Australia's Test...

Ashes 2015: Former Adelaide all-rounder Steve Crook smashes Australia's bowlers in Northamptonshire tour game

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 15:  Steven Crook of Northamptonshire celebrates after reaching his century during day two of the tour match between Northamptonshire and Australia at The County Ground on August 15, 2015 in Northampton, England.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan Australia's Ashes campaign just got worse with the bowlers belted by a little-known county all-rounder born in Adelaide.

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Ashes 2015: As Australia struggles, Mitch Starc's importance grows

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Jesse Hogan Mitch Starc will not be returning to Australia as a member of an Ashes-winning team, as he desperately wanted to.

Women's Ashes 2015: Southern Stars thrash England in Canterbury Test

Australia's Jess Jonassen celebrates victory with team mates.

Jesse Hogan Australia are on the cusp of wrenching back the women's Ashes after crushing England in the one-off Test in Canterbury.

Ashes 2015: Incoming Test captain Steve Smith mulling drop in batting order

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Jesse Hogan One of Steve Smith's first moves as full-time Test captain could be to drop himself from No.3 to No.

Ashes 2015: Australia's new Test captain Steve Smith considers change in batting order

Steve Smith considers changes to Australia's batting order.

Jesse Hogan One of Steve Smith's first moves as full-time Test captain could be to drop himself from No.3 to No.

Women's Ashes: Jonassen runs, Perry wickets inspire Stars' resounding Test win

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Jesse Hogan Australia are on the cusp of wrenching back the women's Ashes after crushing England in the one-off Test in Canterbury, fuelled by another half-century from Jess Jonassen and a six-wicket haul on the...

Ashes 2015: Newly elevated Warner welcomes added responsibility as vice-captain

David Warner speaks to the media after he was appointed vice-captain.

Jesse Hogan Australia's new Test and one-day vice-captain, David Warner, says his elevation came without a warning from Cricket Australia's hierarchy about the need for him to behave accordingly because it was...

Punishing fitness regimen keeping Michael Klinger focused on Australia goal

Hard worker: Michael Klinger.

Jesse Hogan With seven centuries across all formats in England this season Michael Klinger is still making runs – and, as the latest limited-overs squad revealed, is still not considered worthy of an...

Women's Ashes: Southern Stars maintain ascendancy before final day of Test

Australia's Nicole Bolton hits out.

Jesse Hogan The good work of the first two days of the women's Ashes Test could easily have been squandered by Australia as they slumped to 3-19.

Ashes 2015: Mitch Marsh seeking county stints to prepare for revenge in 2019

Mitchell Marsh is already planning for 2019.

Jesse Hogan With one Test to go in this year's Ashes Australia's Mitch Marsh is already planning for 2019.

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Megan Schutt leads way as Australia dominate England in women's Ashes

Megan Schutt celebrates the wicket of Laura Marsh of England during day two of the women's Ashes Test

Jesse Hogan Two impressive spells by pace bowler Megan Schutt have left Australia in command of the women's Ashes Test, after Jess Jonassen fell agonisingly short of a century.

Ashes 2015: Adam Voges baffled by paltry scores given career-best form before series

Jesse Hogan At 35 and saddled with, until his past innings, an awful Ashes with the bat, Adam Voges has no idea whether he will be a casualty of the mooted regeneration of the team.

Ashes 2015: Banning WAGs could lead to divorces, head selector Rod Marsh warns

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Jesse Hogan Rod Marsh, the embodiment of old-school cricket, damns as "codswallop" arguments that the presence of players' partners and families on tour contributed to Australia's on-field inadequacies against...