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.

Mitch Johnson, Peter Siddle set for Pakistan Test series

Jesse Hogan Mitch Johnson will be fit to lead Australia's Test bowling attack next month against Pakistan and is highly likely to be supported by a rejuvenated Peter Siddle.

Test debut looms for Mitch Marsh after Shane Watson injury

The Marsh brothers: Mitch (left) and sibling Shaun.

Jesse Hogan The burgeoning Mitch Marsh story is poised to get a significant new chapter, a Test debut, after Shane Watson was ruled out of next month's series against Pakistan.

Cricket

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

Queensland paceman Ben Cutting hopes to overcome bowling woes

Ben Cutting's start to the Big Bash League has been poor.

Jesse Hogan Ben Cutting vows to spend his new year punishing himself in the nets.

Cricket

Australian Test opener David Warner vows to go to the next level

Fine balance: David Warner will respect the Proteas bowlers, but will still punish anything loose and in his zone.

Jesse Hogan Dynamic opener David Warner is taking a leaf or two out of the Chris Rogers playbook.

Cricket

Australian bowlers may be given break after demanding Test in South Africa

A tired Ryan Harris walks back to his mark on day four of the second Test.

Jesse Hogan Australia unlikely to play same fast-bowling attack in the third Test in Cape Town.

Cricket

David Warner will only be satisfied by a series win

David Warner.

Jesse Hogan On day four Warner became only the 15th Australian to score a century in each innings

Cricket

David Warner flays Victoria in Ashes Test tune-up

David Warner.

Jesse Hogan Australia's yin and yang opening pairing is playing to script in the lead-up to the Ashes, with David Warner complementing Chris Rogers' grizzled half-century with a dashing century.

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Peter Siddle sick of Ashes defeats to England cricket team

Peter Siddle.

Jesse Hogan Australia's pace iron man has felt the sting of three consecutive Ashes defeats more heavily than nearly all of his teammates.

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson's mojo risin'

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan THREE years before Mitch Johnson dragged Australia back into Ashes contention at the Gabba he was at the same venue at one of his lowest career ebbs.

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Mitch rejoicing

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Mitch Johnson's stunning comeback, from cricket despair to finding '11 out of 10' happiness.

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Holland could be Test pick

Spinning around: Victorian Jon Holland is right in the hunt for Test selection this summer.

Jesse Hogan Victorian left-arm spinner officially in the mix for Test selection this summer.

Wade named in first Test team

Matthew Wade.

Jesse Hogan Matthew Wade's elevation to first-choice wicketkeeper in all formats was confirmed this morning as he was named ahead of Brad Haddin in Australia's 12-man squad.

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Leaner, healthier Siddle Test ready

Peter Siddle

Jesse Hogan Victorian expects off-season health-kick to make him even more resilient this season.

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...

Cricket

Christian and Bollinger among those discarded by Indian Premier League teams

Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan All-rounder Daniel Christian and former Test paceman Doug Bollinger are among 13 Australian discarded by their Indian Premier League teams.

Cricket

Watson named in Test squad

Shane Watson

Jesse Hogan Injured all-rounder Shane Watson has just under a week to prove he has overcame a calf injury after being provisionally named in Australia's 2nd-Test squad.

Siddle, Hilfenhaus 'deserve to finish the job': Hastings

John Hastings

Jesse Hogan POSSIBLE Test debutant John Hastings says workhorse pacemen Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus deserve ample opportunity to prove they should hold their places for the series decider against South...

Warne spun out by poor attack

Peter Siddle

Jesse Hogan Peter Siddle should be the only Australian paceman guaranteed selection for next week's series opening Test against Sri Lanka, Test great Shane Warne believes.