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

Rogers' 88 points to high hopes for the Ashes

Jesse Hogan Chris Rogers benefits from some fine preparation for the Ashes against NSW.

Cricket

Australia batsman Shaun Marsh suffers another major injury blow

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan The injury curse that has beset Shaun Marsh has struck again, with the batsman in danger of missing the first half of the home summer due to impending elbow surgery.

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Who dares, wins in cricket, says coach Lehmann

Coach of Australia Darren Lehmann.

Jesse Hogan Australia cricketers are not afraid to take risks and play to entertain, says Darren Lehman.

Cricket

Ryan Harris grits his teeth for South African win, vows to return after surgery

Australia's Ryan Harris will have extensive surgery on his return to Australia.

Jesse Hogan Ryan Harris admits he was 'ridiculously sore' in final South Africa match.

Cricket

The African scream: Australia stakes claim to being best in the world

Ryan Harris of Australia bowls during day 3 of the third test match between South Africa and Australia

Chloe Saltau, Jesse Hogan The rankings don't say it yet, but Australia deserves to be considered the best team in the world in the same way Mark Taylor's Australians became unofficial world champions by toppling the mighty...

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Cricket

Australia takes 2-0 Ashes lead with easy win in Adelaide

Australia celebrates victory.

Jesse Hogan Australia are in a strong position to win their first Ashes series in seven years after sealing a 218-run victory over England in Adelaide.

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Cricket

Captain Alistair Cook says England can fight back in Perth

England captain Alastair Cook.

Jesse Hogan Alastair Cook is imploring his team to show in Perth it can play a good game as well as talk it.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: England will walk the talk, says captain Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook

Jesse Hogan Having regained the verbal defiance conspicuously lacking in the aftermath of England's thrashing in Adelaide, visiting captain Alastair Cook is imploring his team to show in Perth they can play a...

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Cricket

Clarke was always going to make the grade

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Michael Clarke may be scoring centuries just for fun these days, but it wasn't always this easy.

Cricket

David Warner lets his bat do the talking

On a high: David Warner celebrates his ton on Sunday.

Jesse Hogan The tough love shown to David Warner after the unsuccessful winter Ashes campaign is proving to be a masterstroke.

Cricket

Broad tries to stay positive despite injury

Stuart Broad walks across the outfield on crutches after play ended for the day.

Jesse Hogan Stuart Broad may be injured but has not given up on playing in the Boxing Day Test.

The Tonk: Whacked WACA looks to new venue at Burswood

Chris Barrett and Jesse Hogan WACA chief executive Christina Matthews is adamant she has not presided over her final Test at the Perth ground, but concedes cricketing authorities are losing patience with its inability to secure a...

Cricket

Ashes plan put England's veterans in the cross-hairs

An emotional Mickey Arthur has defended his coaching record while expressing pride in Australia for winning back the Ashes.

Jesse Hogan A popular strategy in many battles is to target an opponent's weakest links.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: Australia's inconceivable tourist traps reap rewards

Jesse Hogan A popular strategy in many battles, in sport and in circumstances far more serious, is to target an opponent's weak links.

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Cricket

Alastair Cook says England just not good enough to win Ashes

Not good enough: Alastair Cook speaks to the media in Perth after England surrendered the Ashes on Tuesday.

Jesse Hogan England captain stoic in facing the media immediately after his team relinquished Ashes.

Cricket

Stokes confident England can regain some pride in final two Ashes Tests

Ben Stokes

Jesse Hogan England has already lost the Ashes but, Ben Stokes insists 'there's plenty to play for'.

Lanning takes leading role

Jesse Hogan The surging importance of Meg Lanning to the Australian women's team has been reflected in her elevation to the vice-captaincy for the looming home series against England.

Cricket

Let the willow wielding commence

Luke Wright of the Stars bats during the T20 Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Melbourne Stars

Jesse Hogan Here is your comprehensive analysis of each Big Bash League team along with individual strengths, weaknesses and season predictions.

'Unchanged' Maxwell hits on winning formula

Jesse Hogan He may be the million-dollar man, but Glenn Maxwell still has both feet on the ground.

Cricket

Doug Bollinger is back in form and waiting for a chance at Test cricket again

Imparting wisdom: Doug Bollinger gives Mitch Johnson a few pointers at training on Monday.

Jesse Hogan Left-armer will play on Boxing Day only if Ryan Harris' temperamental knee worsens.