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

Let the willow wielding commence

Jesse Hogan Here is your comprehensive analysis of each Big Bash League team along with individual strengths, weaknesses and season predictions.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

At last, Sydney Thunder breaks run of BBL losses

Sydney Thunder's Gurinder Sandhu celebrates after taking a catch off his own bowling to dismiss Peter Nevill of the Renegades.

Jesse Hogan Sydney Thunder finally wins a Big Bash League match - and in the most emphatic fashion.

Change needed to bring back spin

Australian Twenty20 captain George Bailey.

Jesse Hogan Call for coaches to shed perfectionist approach to spin bowling actions.

Cricket

Lyon puts positive spin on standing

Competition welcome: Nathan Lyon.

Jesse Hogan Nathan Lyon happy to have his spin supremacy in Australia challenged.

Cricket

Stars' chance to shine

Nevill

Jesse Hogan The Melbourne Stars are bracing for the biggest test of their lofty reputation.

One-day wonders step in to give Lankans positive vibe

Sri Lanka cricketer Ajantha Mendis delivers the ball during a practise session at the Galle International Stadium in Galle on August 30, 2011. Sri Lanka will play Australia starting on August 31 in the first of three test matches. AFP PHOTO/ Lakruwan WANNIARACHCHI

Jesse Hogan SRI LANKA will start the ODI series comforted by the fact their achievements in 50-over cricket in Australia easily trump their poor Test record Down Under.

Cricket

Injured Clarke may miss key clash

Injury blow: Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Captain sprained right ankle in a fielding drill at Bellerive on Tuesday morning.