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

Dale Steyn hits back as Australia is routed in second Test

Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann was never going to be doing handstands after again watching his team lose nine last-session wickets to crash to defeat, just as it had during the winter Ashes series.

Michael Clarke sorry for being 'out of line' in Dale Steyn spat

Clarke

Jesse Hogan Australia captain Michael Clarke has apologised for being "out of line" in a spat with Dale Steyn in the tense finish to the series-ending Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

Cricket

Michael Clarke apologises for being 'out of line' with Dale Steyn

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Australian captain apologises for being 'out of line' in a spat with Dale Steyn.

Comments 10

Cricket

Dale Steyn returns from injury ready to test Australia

South Africa's Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan Any hope Australia had that Dale Steyn could be sidelined or at least hampered by injury for the start of its Test series against South Africa looks set to thwarted.

Cricket

Dale Steyn will be fit for Australia: Allan Donald

Jesse Hogan Dale Steyn on track to be injury-free by the time its series against Australia begins next week.

Cricket

South Africa get a boost from return of AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn

Dale Steyn

Jesse Hogan The injury cloud hanging over two of South Africa's key players has lifted, with A.B. de Villiers joining Dale Steyn in making an encouraging return to action before next week's first Test against...

Cricket

Clarke says Australia face uphill battle to win second Test

PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 22: Graeme Smith of South Africa and Michael Clarke during day 3 of the 2nd Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St Georges on February 22, 2014 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images)

Jesse Hogan Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke says his team faces an "uphill battle" to win the second Test.

Comments 32

Cricket

Amla puts South Africa in charge as Australia battles for survival

Brad Haddin has his middle stump uprooted by Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan Australia has been forced into a battle for survival after Amla's sparkling 93 not out.

Cricket

Australia starts well in pursuit of 448 to win second Test

Hashim Amla waves to the crowd after reaching his ccntury on day four of tyhe second Test.

Jesse Hogan Century-opening partnership gives Australia good start in its pursuit of record 448 to win second Test.

Cricket

South Africa upbeat after Test demolition of Australia

Graeme Smith and Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan South Africa captain Graeme Smith has hailed his team's last-session demolition of Australia in Port Elizabeth as being all of a great advertisement for Test cricket.

Cricket

South Africa beat Australia in second Test despite Chris Rogers century

Steyn

Jesse Hogan Chris Rogers scored a resolute century but Australia were unable to stop South Africa recording a series-levelling 231-run win in the second Test.

Cricket

Rock-like Chris Rogers plays to his strengths for the Australian Test team

Focused: Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers.

Jesse Hogan Chris Rogers is not the type of batsman who could ever win a game in a session.

Comments 2

Cricket

Ryan Harris eager for Shane Watson to bolster over-worked attack

Watson

Jesse Hogan Ryan Harris implores Australian selectors to rush Shane Watson back into the Test team for series-deciding match.

Comments 2

Cricket

Australia dominate South Africa on day one of final Test, thanks to Warner and Clarke

David Warner

Jesse Hogan David Warner overcame self-inflicted controversy and Michael Clarke gallantly withstood a battering to lead Australia to a mighty day-one performance in the series-ending Test against South Africa.

Comments 105

Cricket

Battered Michael Clarke patched together by doctors

Australia's captain Michael Clarke gestures after reaching his 100 run mark.

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke admits he needed a hefty dose of medical treatment to reach his 27th Test century.

Comments 51

Cricket

Ball-tampering back in spotlight as Australia's bowlers strike

Chris Rogers of Australia hands the ball to his teammate Ryan Harris.

Jesse Hogan South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis expresses his surprise at Australia's ability to move a not-so-old ball.

Comments 18

Cricket

Australia takes command of third Test against South Africa

Mitch Johnson.

Jesse Hogan Australia hold a 234-run lead over South Africa at stumps on day three of the Test series decider and are well placed to record their greatest achievement under the captaincy of Michael Clarke.

Comments 3

Patched-up Ryan Harris shows his mettle in Test cauldron

Jesse Hogan Yes, his knee was stuffed. Yes, he was bowling worse than at any stage of his late-blooming international career.

David Warner magic has South Africans feeling more heat

Jesse Hogan Cape Town The world's best team was made to look feeble as David Warner again demonstrated a level of consistency many assumed was beyond him, especially in Tests.

Cricket

South Africa's Test cricket leadership dilemma

AB de Villiers.

Jesse Hogan Nothing can prepare a cricket team for losing a total of 281 Tests' experience in the space of nine and a half weeks.