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

Clarke unfazed by spinners' meagre returns

Fawad Ahmed

Jesse Hogan Test captain Michael Clarke is not downhearted about the lack of success for spin contenders Nathan Lyon and Fawad Ahmed in their last match before the first Ashes.

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.

Cricket

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has the world at his fingertips

Nathan Lyon with Shane Warne during the Ashes tour of England last year.

Jesse Hogan, Johannesburg Spinner's resilience has been important in Australia's sharply improved form.

Cricket

Jason Gillespie backs Australia to 'belt' thin-on-spin Proteas

Vernon Philander

Jesse Hogan Australia backed to become the first team in five years to beat South Africa in a Test series.

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Cricket

Protea expects Henriques to play first Test

Moises Henriques.

Jesse Hogan South Africa spinner Robin Peterson is convinced Moises Henriques will fill one of the two vacancies in the Australian batting order for the first Test, as insurance in case one of its seamers breaks...

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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

Melbourne Renegades in danger of missing Big Bash semi-finals after surprise loss: Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch

Jesse Hogan Aaron Finch concedes it will take "something special" for Melbourne Renegades to reach the Big Bash League semi-finals as a consequence of being the victim of Sydney Thunder breaking its 19-match...

Cricket

Rookie spinner James Muirhead called up for T20 against England

Jesse Hogan Twenty-year-old has been unable to break into Victoria's team this season.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

Australian Test team announced: George Bailey to debut

George Bailey

Jesse Hogan The Australian Test team for the first Ashes Test in Brisbane next week has been announced.

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Spinner Michael Beer on hard road back to first-class cricket after injury

Jesse Hogan Michael Beer went from an international Test squad berth to WA's second-string side.

Cricket

Bushrangers score just 118 against South Australia in Shield

Cricket ball

Jesse Hogan Amid the feckless batting that led to Victoria being bowled out for 118 was some extraordinary fielding and relentless bowling that made it possible to still appreciate the opening day of the latest...

Cricket

Fawad Ahmed gets late shot at Ashes glory

Fawad Ahmed.

Jesse Hogan Leg-spinner's faltering bid for an Ashes berth could get a much-needed jolt.

Cricket

Beating Victoria feels Berry good for Redbacks

Michael Klinger.

Jesse Hogan A commanding century partnership between Michael Klinger and Tom Cooper has propelled South Australia to a seven-wicket thrashing of Victoria.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

Live: Day five, 2nd Ashes Test, Adelaide

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for all the final day action from the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

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Live: Day four, 2nd Ashes Test, Adelaide

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for all the day four action from the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

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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.

Cricket

Cautious England blows the chance to crush Australia's hopes at the MCG on day three of the fourth Ashes Test

Chris Rogers and David Warner take one more run towards the victory target of 231 on Saturday.

Jesse Hogan Alastair Cook is already officially a beaten captain in the series.

Cricket

Melbourne Stars' pace attack gets boost in lieu of spin

Melbourne Stars

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Stars will boast a bolstered pace attack when they face Melbourne Renegades.