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

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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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

Shane Watson must bowl to win back Test place: Michael Clarke

Shane Watson.

Jesse Hogan The ability of Shane Watson to bowl in Tests has always been a preference for national selectors when picking him. Now, it is a prerequisite.

Cricket

South African captain Graeme Smith is a tower of strength at the top of the order

Graeme Smith.

Jesse Hogan While the South African captain, Graeme Smith did not endear himself to some in the old guard, Mike Hussey says he subsequently earned the Australians' respect.

AB de Villiers unsure whether he wants the Test captaincy of South Africa

South Africa's AB de Villiers

Jesse Hogan The world's best batsman, A.B. de Villiers, is unsure whether he wants to succeed Graeme Smith as South Africa's Test captain, declaring his bigger priority is to help the Proteas end their trophy...

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...

Cricket

Matthew Wade happily distracted by Victorian captaincy

Matthew Wade.

Jesse Hogan Matthew Wade says his elevation to captain of Victoria, which officially begins in the team’s season opener on Tuesday, has ensured he has not been distracted by his demotion from Australia’s Test...

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.

Cricket

Short rests will rejuvenate Australia's Test stars for one-dayers: Darren Lehmann

Coach Daren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann is hopeful a sprinkling of restings throughout the one-day series against England, starting with Mitch Johnson on Sunday, will be enough to sufficiently refresh Australia's weary Ashes...

Cricket

Siddle starts bid for recall to one-day internationals

Peter Siddle.

Jesse Hogan Peter Siddle's push for international limited-overs comeback set to begin on Sunday at North Sydney.

Cricket

Finch up with the greats, says Maxwell

Aaron Finch celebrates his ton on Sunday.

Jesse Hogan Australia's newest one-day century-maker among the world's elite, says teammate.

Cricket

Southern Stars keen to replicate international form against England in one-dayers

Focused: Australian captain Jodie Fields.

Jesse Hogan Southern Stars desperate to start replicating at home their title-winning form.

Cricket

WACA Ground may have hosted its last Test match

Jesse Hogan Cricket Australia and International Cricket Council united in belief venue no longer meets international standards.

Manuka in line to host Test cricket for the first time

SPORT: Pic shows the progress on the Manuka oval upgrades.  3rd December 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jesse Hogan Canberra is in contention to host Test cricket for the first time as early as the 2015-16 Australian summer, with a revamped Manuka Oval shaping as a replacement venue for the tiring WACA Ground in...

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