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.

MCG turf to be fully replaced ahead of cricket World Cup final

Jesse Hogan The MCG will use its month-long break after the AFL grand final to undertake its biggest turf overhaul in a decade, ahead of hosting next year's cricket World Cup final.

Australia's World Cup goal to sideline white-ball specialists from Sheffield Shield

Tight schedule: Glenn Maxwell will have limited opportunity to push his red-ball claims.

Jesse Hogan Test aspirants who have established themselves in Australia's limited-overs teams, such as James Faulkner and Glenn Maxwell, are set to play only one or two Sheffield Shield matches this summer,...

Cricket

Australian coach Darren Lehmann already planning for one-day World Cup

Michael Clarke  and Darren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan The 2015 World Cup is likely out of sight for cricket fans still basking in Australia's Ashes victory - but Darren Lehmann and co cannot afford to let it be out of mind.

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Champagne Perry toast of team as bowling stint helps wrap up the World Cup

Womens World Cup

Jesse Hogan TROJAN fast-bowler Ellyse Perry faces ankle surgery on her return to Australia after justifying her World Cup final selection with a pivotal performance.

A-League

World Cup bid 'not reason for return to A-League': Kewell

Harry Kewell joins Melbourne Heart coach John Aloisi (back) for his first training session today.

Jesse Hogan Harry Kewell insists the possibility of forcing his way back into the Socceroos squad for next year's World Cup was not the trigger for his return to Australia for a second A-League stint.

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Cathryn Fitzpatrick relishing role at helm of Australia's Southern Stars

Setting the platform: Southern Stars coach Cathryn Fitzpatrick, right, says the players are well looked after but they are expected to perform.

Jesse Hogan Once the world's fastest female bowler, Cathryn Fitzpatrick is now delivering for Australia from the other side of the fence, as coach of the Southern Stars.

Bringing giants to Melbourne a big deal, not just for soccer fanatics

Real Madrid's Pepe with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Jesse Hogan Australians travelling overseas often get a kick out of seeing familiar AFL jumpers in exotic places of the world.

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Aaron Finch sees more red, and reaps the benefit

By the book: Aaron Finch in action during the MCC-Rest of the World match at Lord’s in July.

Jesse Hogan  Belting an astonishing 181 not out in a one-dayer at cricket's most revered venue to outshine some of its recent champions is a feat undoubtedly among the more glittering of Aaron Finch's...

Cricket

Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon earn one-day recalls for Australia

Recalled: Nathan Lyon.

Jesse Hogan Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon joined by Ben Cutting and Kane Richardson for upcoming one-day series in Zimbabwe as Phillip Hughes, Xaiver Doherty and Clint Mckay miss selection.

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.

Cricket

South African Test captain Graeme Smith announces his retirement

Graeme Smith

Chloe Saltau and Jesse Hogan, Cape Town Graeme Smith's teammates pushed him through the SCG dressing room door and watched him storm out ''like a cowboy bursting into a saloon''.

Soccer

All pressure is on Guangzhou Evergrande, says Kevin Muscat

Coach Kevin Muscat during a Melbourne Victory training session at Etihad Stadium on Monday.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Victory's Kevin Muscat is in the midst of the biggest week of his fledging head-coaching career, but he insists it is big-spending Chinese opponent Guangzhou Evergrande that is facing more...

Cricket

Cameron White rewarded with four-year contract extension

Robust form rewarded: Cameron White (right).

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.

Soccer

Kevin Muscat hails 'momentous' win over Guangzhou

Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Romeo Lippi (left) watches the game as Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat shouts instructions to his players.

Jesse Hogan Elated Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has hailed the two-nil defeat of Asian club champion Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday night as a momentous achievement for the club - and great preparation...

Vic women steeled for season opener

Jesse Hogan Victoria's elite women's team is under no illusions it is to back to being a hunter rather than the hunted in this season's one-day and Twenty20 competitions, following an unexpected regression last...

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.

The Tonk

CA may set easier pace for Pat Cummins

The Tonk

Andrew Wu and Jesse Hogan Cricket Australia is seriously contemplating restricting Pat Cummins to limited-overs cricket until 2015 to shield the young pace ace from another injury.

Cricket

David Warner recalled to Australian one-day squad

David Warner

Jesse Hogan Test opener David Warner has been recalled to the Australian one-day squad after starring in the 4-0 Ashes thrashing of England.

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Cricket

Warner beats out Hughes for one-day squad

Jesse Hogan and Alfred Chan Opener's superb Ashes Test form ensures his return to Australia's one-day squad.

Cricket

Brad Hodge still scoring runs in Twenty20 cricket

Brad Hodge.

Jesse Hogan For a format in which consistency is so hard to deliver, Hodge has demonstrated an ability to do so.