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

We need more from our top-order, says coach Darren Lehmann

Darren Lehmann.

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann says Australia must stop relying on its middle and lower order.

Cricket

Darren Lehmann says Australia must start to win Tests away from home

Darren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan, Johannesburg With the Ashes won, Darren Lehmann has outlined his next goal for his team.

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Cricket

Darren Lehmann delighted as Australia has a field day in first Test

Darren Lehmann.

Jesse Hogan One aspect of Australia's victory that coach Darren Lehmann was particularly happy with was a determined piece of fielding that would ordinarily have gone virtually unnoticed.

Cricket

Australian coach Darren Lehmann takes aim at top-order

Australian Coach, Darren Lehmann, looks on during day two of the second Test match between South Africa and Australia.

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann says Australia must stop relying on its middle and lower order after South Africa's fast-bowlers made a bigger impact in 25 overs than Australia's made in 152.

Cricket

Short rests will rejuvenate Australia's Test stars for one-dayers: Darren Lehmann

Coach Daren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann is hopeful a sprinkling of restings throughout the one-day series against England, starting with Mitch Johnson on Sunday, will be enough to sufficiently refresh Australia's weary Ashes...

Cricket

Australian coach Darren Lehmann already planning for one-day World Cup

Michael Clarke  and Darren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan The 2015 World Cup is likely out of sight for cricket fans still basking in Australia's Ashes victory - but Darren Lehmann and co cannot afford to let it be out of mind.

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Cape Town, South Africa

Who dares, wins in cricket, says coach Lehmann

Coach of Australia Darren Lehmann.

Jesse Hogan Australia cricketers are not afraid to take risks and play to entertain, says Darren Lehman.

Cricket

The African scream: Australia stakes claim to being best in the world

Ryan Harris of Australia bowls during day 3 of the third test match between South Africa and Australia

Chloe Saltau, Jesse Hogan The rankings don't say it yet, but Australia deserves to be considered the best team in the world in the same way Mark Taylor's Australians became unofficial world champions by toppling the mighty...

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Australia made its own luck in landmark series win in South Africa

David Warner.

Jesse Hogan There was nothing lucky about Australia’s series triumph in South Africa.

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Cricket

Australia in trouble as South Africa claim late wickets on day two of the second Test

Australia's captain Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan More sloppy South African fielding and an umpiring howler combined to allow Australia to finish day two in Port Elizabeth in trouble - but not in the dire straits - against the home team.

Cricket

Pace workload might prompt Watson recall

Shane Watson.

Jesse Hogan All-rounder may be needed because of toil imposed on specialist seamers in second Test.

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

Australia must score heavily in the first innings if it is to win the series against South Africa, says opener Chris Rogers

Kyle Abbott

Jesse Hogan In the past 12 months, Australia has reached 300 in the first innings in less than half its 15 Tests.

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.

Cricket

Shane Watson to enter fray for decider as Shaun Marsh or Alex Doolan face axe

Shane Watson.

Jesse Hogan With one of Australia's batsmen likely to make way for the return of Shane Watson in the deciding Test in Cape Town, captain Michael Clarke joked that on form it should be him.

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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

'Amazing' pace and depth give us an edge: Siddle

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle.

Jesse Hogan Superior depth in fast bowling is where Australia will have an advantage, paceman Peter Siddle says.

Cricket

Fresh doubts over Shane Watson for first Test

Watson

Jesse Hogan Australia's restricted preparation for the Test series against South Africa has received another blow with Shane Watson unable to bowl on the first day of an intra-squad practice match.

Cricket

Shaun Marsh firms for Test berth

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan Shaun Marsh looks set to snare Australia's final batting vacancy for the first Test against South Africa.

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Cricket

Alex Doolan grabs his debut chance with both hands

Alex Doolan.

Jesse Hogan Alex Doolan emerges from his first Test for Australia with rave reviews from his captain and coach.