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.

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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.

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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.

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...

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,...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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Ashes 2013: James Faulkner out of selection mix after fracturing thumb

James Faulkner

Jesse Hogan A fractured thumb to reserve all-rounder James Faulkner has complicated Australia's selection plans for the third Ashes Test in Perth.

Cricket

Australia fights back in third Test at Perth

George Bailey

Jesse Hogan For all the pressure that was heaped on Alastair Cook, it was Jimmy Anderson and Graeme Swann who had more to prove.

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36th year as a player and coach, Greg Shipperd still going strong

Jesse Hogan Greg Shipperd is in his 36th year as a player and coach and he's still going strong.

Ashes 2013: Alastair Cook failing his own lofty standards of discipline

Alastair Cook

Jesse Hogan Alastair Cook was good. Very good. But England needed him to be great.

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Alastair Cook was very good, but still not at his absolute best

Alastair Cook cuts to good effect during his knock of 72.

Jesse Hogan For an opening batsman to thrive in Australia he must be proficient against fast bowling.

Cricket

David Warner lets his bat do the talking

On a high: David Warner celebrates his ton on Sunday.

Jesse Hogan The tough love shown to David Warner after the unsuccessful winter Ashes campaign is proving to be a masterstroke.

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Alex Doolan determined not to let Big Bash League affect red-ball form

Focused: Alex Doolan celebrates a century, and says he won't squander his chances this season.

Jesse Hogan Batsman popularly considered to be next in line for the Test team.

Lanning takes leading role

Jesse Hogan The surging importance of Meg Lanning to the Australian women's team has been reflected in her elevation to the vice-captaincy for the looming home series against England.