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

South African captain Graeme Smith is a tower of strength at the top of the order

Graeme Smith.

Jesse Hogan While the South African captain, Graeme Smith did not endear himself to some in the old guard, Mike Hussey says he subsequently earned the Australians' respect.

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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Cricket

Melbourne Stars' Brad Hodge lauds bouquets on a brickbat training regimen

Brad Hodge.

Jesse Hogan He turns 39 on December 29, but Brad Hodge sees no end in sight to his cricketing career.

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

Brad Hodge still scoring runs in Twenty20 cricket

Brad Hodge.

Jesse Hogan For a format in which consistency is so hard to deliver, Hodge has demonstrated an ability to do so.

Cricket

Dwayne Bravo in bid to help Melbourne Renegades

West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo

Jesse Hogan Bushrangers Twenty20 favourite Dwayne Bravo is back in Melbourne to propel the Renegades into the semi-finals.

Live Ashes

Live: Day one, second Ashes Test, England v Australia, Lord's

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: James Pattinson of Australia bowls watched by Joe Root of England during day one of the 2nd Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 18, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for coverage of the opening day's play from Lord's.

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Live Ashes

Live: Day three, fourth Ashes Test

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for coverage of the third day's play from Chester-le-Street.

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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.

Big, brash: How your team will fare this season

Big Bash league.

Jesse Hogan and Andrew Wu Your guide to the upcoming Big Bash series, Australia's premier T20 tournament.

Cricket

Stars' chance to shine

Nevill

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

Samuels' loss could yet fulfil a dream

Former asylum seeker Fawad Ahmed

Jesse Hogan Former asylum seeker Fawad Ahmed expected to play for Renegades.

Cricket

Clarke says Mckay is top pick

Clint Mckay.

Jesse Hogan Newly crowned Australian one-day player of the year Clint Mckay is rated by his captain as more important to the 50-over team than all of the younger, faster pacemen who have emerged over the past...

Cricket

Rejuvenated Forrest gets a shot at the big time

Peter Forrest

Jesse Hogan Peter Forrest could be a long-term replacement for Ricky Ponting or Mike Hussey.

Lankans look forward, not back, says Malinga

On your way: The Sri Lankans celebrate the wicket of Victorian second XI batsman Dylan Kight at the Junction Oval yesterday.

Jesse Hogan Speedster says team not cocky from winning its past ODI series in Australia.

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

Clarke's big year to reap rewards

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan The 30-year-old is likely to claim the two highest honours at the Allan Border Medal.

Cricket

In sizzling form

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Jesse Hogan picks the top 10 Australian performances of 2011-12.

Cricket

Back injury could keep Clarke on outer

In doubt: Michael Clarke runs laps yesterday.

Jesse Hogan Shane Watson likely to get another opportunity to deputise for Michael Clarke today.

Cricket

New tactics take on different spin

Australian paceman Brett Lee.

Jesse Hogan Only one specialist Australian pace bowler took the field for the Twenty20 against India.