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.

Bangladesh on track to provide a much stiffer Test challenge for Australia than in 2006

Jesse Hogan When Australia toured Bangladesh for the first time almost a decade it was as top dog versus underdog.

Glenn Maxwell laments rule that allowed his freak catch straddling boundary

Classic catch ... Glenn Maxwell flings the ball up in the air before stepping over the boundary line as he took a catch off Liam Plunkett.

Jesse Hogan The beneficiary of the rule tweak that ensured an extraordinarily skilful outfield catch on Friday was upheld, Glenn Maxwell, remains opposed to fielders being able to claim catches while jumping...

Ashton Agar, Mitch Starc set to return as Australia aim to finally seal England series win

Jesse Hogan Australia are set to recall sole specialist spinner Ashton Agar, and will be tempted to cut short the rest of gun strike bowler Mitch Starc, in their bid to avoid a third consecutive one-day loss for...

Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade dominates with bat, but glovework still imperfect

Big shot: Australia's Matthew Wade hits out against England's David Willey.

Jesse Hogan People on both sides of the Matthew Wade debate, on the merits of him succeeding Brad Haddin as Australia's wicketkeeper with white ball at least, could use his latest performance as evidence to...

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Matthew Wade's dropped catch didn't cost Australia victory, says Pat Cummins

Butter fingers: Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade reacts after dropping a chance off Moeen Ali at Headingley.

Jesse Hogan Pat Cummins has downplayed the significance of a catch spurned by wicketkeeper Matthew Wade late in Australia's one-day loss to England, arguing they were already up against it in attempting to...

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England beat Australia in ODI despite Glenn Maxwell heroics

Glenn Maxwell hits a boundary off the bowling of England's Adil Rashid as Jonny Bairstow looks on.

Jesse Hogan England have overcome a dashing innings from Glenn Maxwell, and later two gobsmacking catches from him, to successfully chase 300 against Australia for the first time to force the one-day series into...

Coach strongly backs Glenn Maxwell over reverse sweeps, even when it costs a wicket

Glenn Maxwell.

Jesse Hogan Anyone enraged when Glenn Maxwell loses his wicket playing a reverse sweep needs to bite their tongue. He is doing so with the unwavering support of his coach, Darren Lehmann.

Adam Voges' experience likely to aid his selection bid for Bangladesh Tests

Adam Voges.

Jesse Hogan Australia coach Darren Lehmann expects the extensive first-class experience of Adam Voges will aid his bid to retain his middle-order berth for next month's tour of Bangladesh, given the dearth of...

Mitchell Starc set to be rested for Friday's ODI due to punishing 2015 workload

Being rested: Fast bowler Mitchell Starc of Australia.

Jesse Hogan Mitch Starc's unrelenting workload this year, which has seen him play every game for Australia and bowl more than all bar one player in international cricket, is likely to trigger his resting for...

James Pattinson wants to form pace battery with Mitch Starc and Pat Cummins

Jesse Hogan Fast bowler James Pattinson hopes his two-year battle to get fit has only improved his game.

Australia targeting Roy, Taylor in bid to guarantee ODI series win in England

Rock solid: James Taylor of England makes his ground to bring up his century.

Jesse Hogan Australia will strive to deny England the luxury of a decent start with the bat as they seek to wrap up the one-day series against England at Headingley on Friday.

Performances of Pat Cummins, Ashton Agar embolden Australia in England thrashing

Jesse Hogan As Australia were chastened by their thrashing by England on Tuesday they were able to take solace that Pat Cummins and Ashton Agar had reinforced they are on the way to fulfilling the lofty...

Steve Smith says 2013-14 Ashes heroics will be fondest Brad Haddin memory

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 28:  Brad Haddin of Australia runs off the ground after being dismissed during day three of the Fourth Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 28, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan New Australia captain Steve Smith will look back on the 2013-14 Ashes series as the greatest example of Brad Haddin's positive impact on the Australian team.

Batsmen culpable as Australia thrashed in England ODI, Aaron Finch admits

Australia's Steven Smith walks from the pitch.

Jesse Hogan Aaron Finch has taken responsibility for being one of the well-set Australian batsmen to surrender their wicket in a collapse that saw England snare of their biggest one-day victories against their...

England reduce ODI series deficit with win over Australia at Old Trafford

Too easy: Liam Plunkett celebrates with James Taylor and Chris Woakes after dismissing Pat Cummins.

Jesse Hogan The least dazzling batsman on show at Old Trafford on Tuesday, England's James Taylor, was rewarded for being the only one diligent enough to build a match-winning innings.

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Australia's exodus of experience for Bangladesh bolsters Peter Siddle's selection hopes

Likely selection: Peter Siddle during the final Test of the Ashes.

Jesse Hogan If selectors do not pick Peter Siddle to share pace duties in Bangladesh early next month, they will be consigning Australia to fielding their most inexperienced Test line-up since the World Series...

NZ captain Brendon McCullum criticises Steve Smith over Ben Stokes dismissal

Australia captain Steve Smith and his England counterpart Eoin Morgan argue about the Stokes dismissal.

Jesse Hogan Brendon McCullum says new Australia captain Steve Smith "missed a great opportunity to strike a blow for the spirit of cricket".

David Warner confident of depth to fill openers' berths in Bangladesh Tests

Jesse Hogan David Warner is optimistic Australian cricket has the depth to cover the absences of Chris Rogers and, almost certainly, himself at the top of the Test line-up for next month's series in Bangladesh.

Australia could unleash Starc, Cummins and Pattinson for first time in 3rd ODI

Jesse Hogan Mitch Starc, Pat Cummins and James Pattinson could play their first international match together on Tuesday as Australian selectors seek to overcome three injury casualties to seal victory in the...

In defence of Shane Watson, whose record is better than his reputation

Shane Watson

Jesse Hogan Shane Watson has often been ridiculed – for his injuries, his emotions and for simply not being what everyone wanted him to be.

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