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.


Renegades eye du Plessis

Jesse Hogan One of South Africa's shining lights from its Test performance in Adelaide, batting all-rounder Faf du Plessis, is set to extend his stay in Australia beyond next week's final Test in Perth to become...

Du Plessis ready to be let off the leash

Faf du Plessis.

Jesse Hogan Faf du Plessis ready to go from defensive role to all-out attack.

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.

Renegades blow away Hurricanes

Sent packing: Ricky Ponting is bowled by Muthiah Muarlidaran last night.

Jesse Hogan Nothing can curb Aaron Finch and his Melbourne Renegades except absurd rules.

Remaking the Renegades

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan The Melbourne Renegades are reaping the rewards of changes on and off the field.

Samuels' loss could yet fulfil a dream

Former asylum seeker Fawad Ahmed

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

Star's loss speeds up debut for spinner

Fawad Ahmed

Jesse Hogan FORMER asylum seeker Fawad Ahmed is expected to make his Australian domestic debut on Wednesday night as part of the Melbourne Renegades' strategy of overcoming the loss of star import Marlon Samuels.

Hopes talks up rivals

James Hopes

Jesse Hogan James Hopes is a much better player than he is a trash talker.

Renegades gain hope from close shave

Razor Renegades: From left, Ben Rohrer, Alex Doolan, Nathan Rimmington, Peter Nevill and Michael Hill.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Renegades will draw confidence from last match against Brisbane Heat.

Huge strides made: Finch

Aaron Finch of the Renegades celebrates his century.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Renegades did not emerge from this season with the tangible rewards they sought.

Big Bash rules set to change

Daniel Worrall

Adam Cooper and Jesse Hogan Cricket Australia could change schedule and competition rules for substitutions.


Warne may bow out of Bash

Shane Warne

Jesse Hogan The Melbourne Stars accept the possibility that a second Big Bash League season without Champions League qualification for Shane Warne, plus his imminent threat of a second suspension, will diminish...

Warne no legend

Shane Warne in a heated exchange with Marlon Samuels.

Jesse Hogan EXCLUSIVE Marlon Samuels is disgusted at the behaviour of Shane Warne and the Stars.

Disgusted Samuels hits out at Warne

Shane Warne in a heated exchange with Marlon Samuels.

Jesse Hogan MARLON SAMUELS says his recent spat with Shane Warne would probably have degenerated into fisticuffs had it occurred a few years earlier.

Warne's star burns less brightly, and he knows it

Shane Warne

Jesse Hogan Shane Warne's rapid descent from buoyant to embittered over the past six weeks began in the match that was supposed to further the claims he made on the eve of the Big Bash League that the only thing...


Samuels ready to dominate

Marlon Samuels

Jesse Hogan The West Indies all-rounder has been under siege in Australia, but looks positively on his time with the Renegades 'family' and is vowing to make 2013 a big year.


Siddle signs up for Renegades

Jesse Hogan Desire to re-embrace limited-overs cricket will see Peter Siddle make belated introduction to Big Bash League.