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.

Patched-up Ryan Harris shows his mettle in Test cauldron

Jesse Hogan Yes, his knee was stuffed. Yes, he was bowling worse than at any stage of his late-blooming international career.

Cricket

Shane Watson to stay on sidelines for second Test

Shane Watson

Jesse Hogan All-rounder failed to participate fully in squad's training session on Tuesday.

Cricket

Shane Watson is on target to take up his new role as a Test all-rounder

Shane Watson.

Jesse Hogan Shane Watson concedes he does not deserve to play as a specialist batsman.

Cricket

Marsh called up as Watson ruled out of first Test

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Jesse Hogan Shaun Marsh in the picture again as Shane Watson ruled out of first Test.

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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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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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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

A decade on, Hookes' passing a game-changer

David Hookes at Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast in October 2003.

Jesse Hogan Close friends of David Hookes still struggle to accept what happened to him.

Cricket

Women's Ashes: England buck trend with seven-wicket win over Australia in first ODI

Lydia Greenway

Jesse Hogan Australia's elite women's team is on the brink of losing its second Ashes series in five months.

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Mitch Johnson happy to be the intimidator in South Africa

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Fast bowler's confidence high as he and teammates prepare in heavy rain for a warm-up match.

Cricket

Ryan Harris says Australia's tight-knit team in good shape before first Test

Ryan Harris

Jesse Hogan Australian paceman downplays significance of team missing out on its only practice match.

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Death of David Hookes: friends struggle with verdict 10 years on

David Hookes

Jesse Hogan Close friends of David Hookes who were with him on the night he died a decade ago say they still struggle to accept what happened, both on that night and in the resulting Supreme Court trial.

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Cricket

George Bailey given Shield pass with Ashes spot likely

George Bailey

Jesse Hogan George Bailey has already convinced selectors of his capacity to replicate his sparkling limited-over form in Tests, and has been cleared to skip his only chance to play a Sheffield Shield match...

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Bailey on track for Ashes pick

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Jesse Hogan Tasmanian cleared to skip only chance to play Shield match before Ashes squad revealed.

Cricket

Marsh has more to prove

Chief Australian selector John Inverarity has confirmed that Shaun Marsh (above) is a contender to play in the Ashes.

Jesse Hogan Australia's Test batting enigma desperate to justify being back in contention for a Test berth by closing the chasm between his best and worst form stints.

Cricket

Big Bash trade period starts with a whimper

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Jesse Hogan The first day of cricket's equivalent of AFL trade week finishes with no deals done.

Cricket

Batting for keeps: race is on

Brad Haddin is still the leading wicketkeeper in Australia.

Jesse Hogan Battle to be Brad Haddin's successor has widened.

Cricket

Hard slog yet to pay off for gloveman Chris Hartley

Chris Hartley in action for the Bulls.

Jesse Hogan Gloveman Chris Hartley has earned selectors' praise - if not a place in the national squad.

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It's just not cricket: Richie Benaud may have to sit out rest of the series

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Viewers eager for the return of Channel Nine commentary doyen Richie Benaud for the tail end of the Ashes series may have to brace themselves for disappointment.

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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.