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

Ben Rohrer's career has taken off since joining the Renegades

Jesse Hogan Ben Rohrer has returned to his short-term home with belated but major career recognition.

Cricket

South Africa's A.B. de Villiers the ultimate all-rounder

PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 21: AB de Villiers of South Africa leaves the field after getting out to Nathan Lyon of Australia during day two of the Second Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St George's Cricket Stadium on February 21, 2014 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan A.B.de Villiers excelled at, among other sports, golf, tennis and rugby before deciding to grace cricket with his presence. But the world's No.

Cricket

Sangakkara's ton of motivation

Kumar Sangakkara

Jesse Hogan If international cricket was a kingdom, Kumar Sangakkara would be a senior royal.

Mathews anointed next Sri Lankan skipper

Sri Lankan batsman Angelo Mathews.

Jesse Hogan Angelo Mathews has been cited as Sri Lanka’s likely next captain after current leader Mahela Jayawardene confirmed he would relinquish the captaincy after the current Test and limited-overs tour of...

Cricket

First-day honours to Australia as Lankan pacemen miss the mark

Australian batsman Michael Clarke drives a ball from the Sri Lankan bowling on the first day of the first cricket Test match in Hobart on December 14, 2012.  AFP PHOTO/William WEST   IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE

Jesse Hogan GOING by the scorecards, Michael Clarke was taking a risk when he chose to bat first at Bellerive, given the three first-class matches that preceded the opening Test against Sri Lanka produced an...

Risk pays off for Clarke

Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan, Hobart Going by the scorecards, Michael Clarke was taking a risk when he chose to bat first at Bellerive Oval, given the three first-class matches that preceded the series-opening Test against Sri Lanka...

Even top order has Australians on top

Australia's batsman Mike Hussey celebrates his century against Sri Lanka.

Jesse Hogan Most even Test batting performance for a while puts team in dominant position.

Batsmen come to party at last

Australia's batsman Mike Hussey (R) celebrates his century against Sri Lanka as teammate Matthew Wade (L) looks on during the second day of the first cricket Test match in Hobart on December 15, 2012.  AFP PHOTO/William WEST   
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Jesse Hogan Australia's most even Test batting performance in almost three years has put them in a dominant position in the series-opening Test against Sri Lanka.

Clarke limps, Australia chases win

Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan Australia needs eight final-day wickets in Hobart to record its first Test win of the summer against Sri Lanka, but will have to do it with Ben Hilfenhaus and Michael Clarke both shackled by injury.

Desperate skipper grabs a win

HOBART, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 18:  Mitchell Starc of Australia celebrates taking the final wicket of Shaminda Eranga of Sri Lanka during day five of the First Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka at Blundstone Arena on December 18, 2012 in Hobart, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan Australia pulls off a win almost at the death after gutsy resistance by Sri Lanka.

Been there, won this: Clarke's men learn from past fall

Matthew Wade

Jesse Hogan WHEN Michael Clarke elected to bring on Matthew Wade to bowl the last over before tea on Tuesday, his will to win appeared questionable.

Cricket

Australia snatches dramatic win

Peter Siddle

Jesse Hogan Australian bowlers have delivered a decisive final-session performance against Sri Lanka to secure its first Test win of the summer.

Cricket

Lankans brace for hostilities

Michael Clarke has a fitness test in the nets.

Jesse Hogan Mahela Jayawardene relishes prospect of hostile MCG crowd seeking retribution against Sri Lanka for recent ball-tampering accusations against Victorian paceman Peter Siddle.

Jayawardene faces disciplinary action over 'contract breach'

Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene.

Jesse Hogan Sri Lanka captain bemused his final series as leader could be tainted by disciplinary action.

Ruthless streak missing despite dominant display

cowan

Jesse Hogan DAY one of the Boxing Day Test was, at least until the finals drinks break, set to be a triumph for Australia with bat and ball.

Bowlers hardly raise sweat

Australian cricketers celebrate their win over Sri Lanka.

Jesse Hogan When Australia's selectors next meet, they will not be able to use Boxing Day Test as a crutch for their decision.

Cricket

Questions remain on pace quartet

Mitchell Starc celebrates after taking the wicket of Angelo Mathews.

Jesse Hogan, Sydney Just as the rich are lampooned sometimes for having more money than they know what to do with, Australia captain Michael Clarke could be considered to have been over-endowed with pacemen.

Short and sharp: glut of quicks has Clarke slashing spells

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Jesse Hogan JUST as some rich folk are lampooned as having so much money they do not know know what to do with it all, Australian captain Michael Clarke could be considered to have been over-laden with pacemen.

Cricket

Sri Lanka bats itself back into contention

Matthew Wade.

Jesse Hogan Australia's unusually large bowling attack is again under scrutiny as Sri Lanka bats steadily, trailing Australia by just eight runs at tea.

Tails you lose for Sri Lanka

Australians celebrate

Jesse Hogan THE tale of two tails is an explanation of why Matthew Wade will leave Sydney with a maiden home Test century to his name and why Sri Lanka will, barring a Fanie de Villiers-type effort from one of...