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

Cameron White rewarded with four-year contract extension

Jesse Hogan Cameron White is to set to finish his Victorian career rivalling Brad Hodge and Darren Berry for most appearances after his robust form was rewarded.

Cricket

Aaron Finch commits to Victoria

Staying put: Aaron Finch

Jesse Hogan Batsman Aaron Finch will spend at least the next three years with Victoria after deciding he did not need to move interstate to fix his red-ball woes.

Cricket

A captain's knock to win over doubters

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan When it comes to Michael Clarke he always seems to need to do more to appease the (diminishing) number of people who merely tolerate him as captain..

Cricket

Steve Smith cementing his place in Australian side

Steve Smith

Jesse Hogan Steve Smith is on track to become a permanent fixture of the Australian team.

Cricket

Shaun Marsh arrives in South Africa with selection not guaranteed

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan Shaun Marsh arrived in Johannesburg after one of the most significant 24-hour periods in his cricketing career.

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Protea expects Henriques to play first Test

Moises Henriques.

Jesse Hogan South Africa spinner Robin Peterson is convinced Moises Henriques will fill one of the two vacancies in the Australian batting order for the first Test, as insurance in case one of its seamers breaks...

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Cricket

Shaun Marsh firms for Test berth

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan Shaun Marsh looks set to snare Australia's final batting vacancy for the first Test against South Africa.

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Cricket

Shaun Marsh holds firm as Australia steadies after early losses against South Africa

CENTURION, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 12:  Shaun Marsh of Australia bats during day one of the First Test match between South Africa and Australia on February 12, 2014 in Centurion, South Africa.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan Last-minute inclusion keeps Australia in the game after being put into bat.

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Cricket

Shaun Marsh proves his grit, and worth, on day one of first Test against South Africa

Shaun Marsh celebrates his century.

Jesse Hogan That Shaun Marsh is back in Australia's Test team is an outcome he feared would never happen again.

Cricket

Phil Hughes continues his first-class cricket limbo

Phillip Hughes takes part in a fielding drill before the first Test.

Jesse Hogan Phillip Hughes' unwanted stint without a first-class match is likely to stretch to three months.

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Cricket

Alex Doolan doing just fine despite the nerves

Alex Doolan.

Jesse Hogan Debutant relieved to have gone within 11 runs of a century at his second opportunity.

Cricket

Why George Bailey had to go

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan The selection of George Bailey for the Ashes was a worthwhile experiment. But selectors have picked the right time to abandon it.

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Cricket

All round, Moises Henriques is rapt at Test recall

Moises Henriques.

Jesse Hogan Moises Henriques expresses his delight at being given a chance to resume his Test career.

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Cricket

George Bailey backs Phillip Hughes to replace Shaun Marsh if he is ruled unfit for South Africa tour

Phillip Hughes

Jesse Hogan If batsman Shaun Marsh's calf injury keeps him out, then Phillip Hughes may benefit.

Cricket

David Hussey's future lies in Twenty20 cricket

Game-changer: David Hussey hits out for the Melbourne Stars.

Jesse Hogan Veteran Victorian gives up on Test dream and will now focus on the short form.

Cricket

Batsman Alex Doolan happy to play where he's put for debut

Alex Doolan

Jesse Hogan Prospective Test debutant has no interest in being shielded from South Africa's pace attack.

Cricket

Victorian legacy

Well played: David Hookes in 1983.

Jesse Hogan It's 10 years since David Hookes' death, but in the dressing room a fire still burns.

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson only threat to Michael Clarke for Allan Border Medal

Michael Clarke with his wife, Kyly, at the 2013 Allan Border Medal ceremony.

Jesse Hogan Captain's consistency across series in England and India should see him win.

Cricket

David Hookes restored Victorian cricket

David Hookes

Jesse Hogan 'I t won't last,'' the influential Cricket Australia administrator scoffed when long-term underachievers Victoria appointed cricketing dissident David Hookes as their coach.

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Cricket

Victoria coach ridicules argument against using 12th man as bowler

Jesse Hogan Greg Shipperd revives campaign to allow teams to use 12th man as a bowler.