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.


CA crackdown on 'inferior' pitches

Jesse Hogan State teams to be docked points if visiting teams forced to play on substandard pitches.

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

Hallowed turf

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.


Renegades hope to put Thunder in a spin to reach Big Bash semi-finals

Fawad Ahmed.

Jesse Hogan Fawad Ahmed is in contention to play his first match in six weeks.


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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Cape Town, South Africa

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.


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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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.


Drop-in pitch to fuel Adelaide record of big tallies

England warm up ahead of an England nets session at Adelaide Oval.

Jesse Hogan Team that gets first lease of wicket in Adelaide likely to score heavily.

Tigers blunt Bushrangers' pacemen

Form: Ricky Ponting at the MCG yesterday.

Jesse Hogan Even the most star-laden pace attacks can be blunted by disciplined opponents.

Hussey shapes up for Proteas

Mike Hussey is confident he can do well against South Africa.

Jesse Hogan Veteran says 2009-10 career renaissance against England will stand him in good stead.

Low scores against Proteas provide little fuss for Hussey

Michael Hussey

Jesse Hogan MICHAEL HUSSEY says his 2009-10 career renaissance against England, which he produced despite struggling badly in the preceding Ashes series, will hold him in good stead against the team that is now...


I'd bat first in Test: Bellerive curator

Hobart pitch.

Jesse Hogan, Hobart Bellerive curator Marcus Pamplin says he would bat first on the most talked about pitch in Australian cricket.

CA puts down the big stick on pitch standards for now

Michael Clarke and Mahela Jayawardene at the toss for the third one-dayer between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Gabba. The pitch provided plenty of help to the bowlers, resulting in a low-scoring match.

Jesse Hogan Cricket Australia's threats to dock points from states off the agenda for now.

Spinner ropes in Bulls and lays claim for Ashes

Fawad Ahmed.

Jesse Hogan It took just half an over to show why officials are lobbying for Fawad Ahmed's eligibility for Australia to be expedited.


Lack of investment added to Thunder's woes, says chief

Chris Gayle

Jesse Hogan The new chief executive of Cricket NSW has conceded a lack of off-field investment was a significant factor in Sydney Thunder's abysmal performance in the first two seasons of the Big Bash League,...

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Live Ashes

Live: Day five, fifth Ashes Test

Ian Bell

Jesse Hogan Only four Australian teams since WWI have failed to win a Test in an Ashes series. Will the class of 2013 join them? Join Jesse Hogan for ball-by-ball coverage of the fifth day at The Oval.

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Live Ashes

Live: Day two, fifth Ashes Test

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for ball-by-ball coverage of the second day at The Oval with Australia looking to build on their strong overnight position.

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Bushrangers gunning for SA

Jesse Hogan Victoria and South Australia to play up to 10 days' cricket against each other in 17 days.

Mahela puts his hand up

Back on deck: Mahela Jayawardene couldn't say no to being Sri Lanka's skipper again.

Jesse Hogan Having three captains within a year is proof that all is not rosy with Sri Lankan cricket.

Redbacks on the chase, but Victoria in box seat

Jesse Hogan South Australia needs another 247 to register first win of the season.