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

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.

Cricket

Big Bash rivals unite for ailing three-year-old

Simon Helmot (left), Renegades head coach presents a Renegades top to young Louis Shepard. He is pictured with his mother (right) and uncle Peter (2nd from left). The Age Melbourne Renegades coach Simon Helmot (left) presents a team jersey to three-year-old Louis Shepard at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 14 January 2014. Louis, pictured with uncle Peter and mother Emily, is afflicted with Usher Syndrome, which progressively causes blindness. Picture: Hilton Stone/Melbourne Renegades

Jesse Hogan Before Sydney Thunder paceman Dirk Nannes and Melbourne Renegades coach Simon Helmot duelled on Tuesday night at Etihad Stadium, they united for the ailing son of a former clubmate.

Cricket

David Hussey's future lies in Twenty20 cricket

Game-changer: David Hussey hits out for the Melbourne Stars.

Jesse Hogan Veteran Victorian gives up on Test dream and will now focus on the short form.

Cricket

Big Bash trade period starts with a whimper

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Jesse Hogan The first day of cricket's equivalent of AFL trade week finishes with no deals done.

Cricket

Christian and Bollinger among those discarded by Indian Premier League teams

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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

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

Cricket

Renegades' punt on O'Brien pays off

Aaron O'Brien

Jesse Hogan As of Friday the left-arm finger-spinner was sitting second on the BBL season wicket tally.

Stars survive scare to fight another day

Chris Gayle

Jesse Hogan Sydney Thunder threatens, only to fade away at the end, giving the Stars victory.

Cricket

In-form Nannes on tenterhooks as IPL auction looms

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 08:  Luke Wright of the Melbourne Stars hits the ball off the bowling of Dirk Nannes of The Sydney Thunder during the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Stars and the Sydney Thunder at Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 8, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan Paceman Dirk Nannes says his stellar season for Sydney Thunder was triggered by finally learning how to overcome the physical hindrances of being a freelance member of ''the Twenty20 roadshow''.

Final flurry hits Laughlin

Jesse Hogan AUSTRALIA'S search for a reliable death bowler may spawn another candidate for next month's season-ending Twenty20 match at Brisbane, after latest contender Ben Laughlin suffered another horror end...

Cricket

Sri Lankan bats make bowlers pay

Jayawardene.

Jesse Hogan Australian selectors should feel relieved the next World Twenty20 is still 14 months away.

Sri Lanka claim Twenty20 series after tense finish

Sri Lanka v Australia

Jesse Hogan AUSTRALIAN selectors should feel relieved the next World Twenty20 is still 14 months away, as the national team's bid to belatedly succeed in the shortest format remains a flawed one.

Lower-tier players get snapped up

Ricky Ponting

Jesse Hogan Indian Premier Leage teams clamoured for Australia's relatively unproven all-rounders.

Millionaire Maxwell trumps all at IPL auction

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Jesse Hogan PROVEN Test greats Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting's high-risk strategy of placing the maximum Indian Premier League auction price on their heads only barely paid off as teams instead clamoured over...

Live Ashes

Live: Day one, first Ashes Test, England v Australia, Trent Bridge

Siddle

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan as Australia begin their campaign to regain The Ashes.

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Live Ashes

Live: Day two, first Ashes Test, England v Australia, Trent Bridge

England's James Anderson

Jesse Hogan Australia resumes day two on 4-75 chasing England's first-innings total of 215.

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Live Ashes

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

The Ashes 2013

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for ball-by-ball coverage of the second day at Lord's as England resume their first innings at 7-289.

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Cricket

Test players return for Victoria's T20 showdown

Peter Siddle.

Jesse Hogan Australian Test bowlers Peter Siddle and Bryce McGain have been rushed back into the Victorian squad for the team's pivotal clash with NZ's Central Stags tonight.