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.

Harris repays selectors with brace of top-order wickets

Jesse Hogan The Australian selectors' faith in Ryan Harris for the series-deciding Test was vindicatedin emphatic style as the veteran paceman claimed two crucial scalps in the first session of day three.

Cricket

Australia A selectors favour all-rounders

Andrew McDonald

Jesse Hogan Australian selectors have pointedly shunned the most highly rated young player in that category, Mitch Marsh, for next week's Australia A match against South Africa.

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Wright hits selectors' table with a big bash

HOBART, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 09:  Luke Wright of the Stars bats during the T20 Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Melbourne Stars at Bellerive Oval on January 9, 2012 in Hobart, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan ANYONE who doubts the long-term significance of performances in domestic Twenty20 matches need only look at Luke Wright for an emphatic rebuttal.

Expensive Starc tests faith of selectors

HOBART, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 15:  Mitchell Starc of Australia bowls during day two of the First Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka at Blundstone Arena on December 15, 2012 in Hobart, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan MITCHELL STARC must regain his accuracy in time for Sri Lanka's fourth-innings chase in the Hobart Test after he finished as Australia's most expensive Test bowler for the second consecutive innings.

One better than none: selectors

Costly runout: Usman Khawaja fails to ground his bat and is run out for three during the first one-day international against Sri Lanka at the MCG.

Jesse Hogan Usman Khawaja shunted from the one-day team and then the squad too.

Cricket

Hughes backs selectors on Haddin, Rogers

Brad Haddin.

Jesse Hogan and David Sygall Brad Haddin's recall as Test wicketkeeper and installation as vice-captain for the Ashes has earned Australia's selectors praise from former captain Kim Hughes.

Cricket

Injury to Lee a test for selectors

Brett Lee is expected to miss four to six weeks with a toe injury.

Jesse Hogan One-day international exiles Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus could be picked to replace Brett Lee.

Cricket

Fast bowler Peter Siddle to chase more pace in bid for Test recall

Peter Siddle: the race for pace.

Jesse Hogan Peter Siddle will this week begin a training regimen focused on regaining his pace, and with it his fast-bowling berth in the Test team, for the October series against Pakistan and the home-summer...

Cricket

Darren Lehmann says Australia must start to win Tests away from home

Darren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan, Johannesburg With the Ashes won, Darren Lehmann has outlined his next goal for his team.

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Cricket

Phillip Hughes stakes claim for Test recall as Shane Watson is pushed down the order

Phil Hughers

Jesse Hogan Australia have seemingly shown their hand before the South Africa Test series by demoting Shane Watson to No.

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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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Cricket

Haddin says Australia must score heavily in first innings

Brad Haddin trains at Centurion Park on Monday.

Jesse Hogan Vice-captain outlines how Australia can inflict Test series loss on top-ranked South Africa.

Cricket

Test captain Michael Clarke has sights set on 'away' win over South Africa

Michael Clarke speaks to the media before an Australian nets session at Centurion Park on Tuesday.

Jesse Hogan Australia's mantra of the past week has been that its home-summer Ashes win is no longer relevant.

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Cricket

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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Cricket

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

Phil Hughes continues his first-class cricket limbo

Phillip Hughes takes part in a fielding drill before the first Test.

Jesse Hogan Phillip Hughes' unwanted stint without a first-class match is likely to stretch to three months.

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Slower pitch won't nullify Mitch Johnson threat for second Test: Morne Morkel

On fire ... a resurgent Mitchell Johnson took 12 South African wickets in the first Test.

Jesse Hogan Morne Morkel says South Africa must not assume the expected slower pitch conditions for the second Test in Port Elizabeth will, in isolation, be enough to nullify Mitch Johnson.

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.