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.

Australia hopeful Michael Clarke will be fit for Pakistan Tests

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke is on track to play in next month's first Test against Pakistan, Cricket Australia says, despite its edict restricting him from running for at least a fortnight.

Michael Clarke's one-day international career should end after World Cup

Michael Clarke returns to the dressing room after Australia's innings against Zimbabwe.

Jesse Hogan This summer's World Cup should be Michael Clarke's limited-overs swansong.

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Collapse puts Michael Clarke's call in spotlight again

Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan The rationale for captains' inclination to bat first in Tests was evident at the MCG on Friday, when even a seemingly mediocre total by England was enough to unsettle the Australian batsmen.

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Cricket

Mitchell Johnson only threat to Michael Clarke for Allan Border Medal

Michael Clarke with his wife, Kyly, at the 2013 Allan Border Medal ceremony.

Jesse Hogan Captain's consistency across series in England and India should see him win.

Cricket

Test captain Michael Clarke has sights set on 'away' win over South Africa

Jesse Hogan Australia's mantra of the past week has been that its home-summer Ashes win is no longer relevant.

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Michael Clarke hails Mitchell Johnson's unbridled hostility

Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan A beaming Michael Clarke has hailed Mitchell Johnson's 12-wicket haul as key to Australia inflicting a 281-run thrashing on top-ranked South Africa, its first home loss in more than two years.

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Shane Watson must bowl to win back Test place: Michael Clarke

Shane Watson.

Jesse Hogan The ability of Shane Watson to bowl in Tests has always been a preference for national selectors when picking him. Now, it is a prerequisite.

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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.

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Michael Clarke hails David Warner and Ryan Harris after dramatic Test victory

Harris

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke has lauded the two architects of Australia's series-clinching win against South Africa in Cape Town, David Warner and Ryan Harris, as exemplifying how the current Test team will do...

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.

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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.

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Michael Clarke's back woes threaten his limited overs tour of India

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke's back problems have returned - and are significant enough to threaten his involvement in next month's limited-overs tour of India.

Mitch Johnson, Peter Siddle set for Pakistan Test series

Left-armer Mitchell Johnson is the only paceman from Australia's last Test, in Cape Town in March, fit to face Pakistan, with Ryan Harris (knee) and James Pattinson (back) still recuperating.

Jesse Hogan Mitch Johnson will be fit to lead Australia's Test bowling attack next month against Pakistan and is highly likely to be supported by a rejuvenated Peter Siddle.

Cricket

Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon earn one-day recalls for Australia

Recalled: Nathan Lyon.

Jesse Hogan Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon joined by Ben Cutting and Kane Richardson for upcoming one-day series in Zimbabwe as Phillip Hughes, Xaiver Doherty and Clint Mckay miss selection.

Another rescue act puts red-hot Haddin in elite company

Brad Haddin

Jesse Hogan When Australia have been in trouble in this Ashes series Brad Haddin has been the fireman, rescuing his team from perilous situations.

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Restraint pays dividends for wicketkeeper Brad Haddin

Brad Haddin of Australia shows his relief.

Jesse Hogan When Australia has been in trouble in this Ashes series, Brad Haddin has been the hero to save his team.

Cricket

Australia fights back in third Test at Perth

George Bailey

Jesse Hogan For all the pressure that was heaped on Alastair Cook, it was Jimmy Anderson and Graeme Swann who had more to prove.

The Tonk: Whacked WACA looks to new venue at Burswood

Chris Barrett and Jesse Hogan WACA chief executive Christina Matthews is adamant she has not presided over her final Test at the Perth ground, but concedes cricketing authorities are losing patience with its inability to secure a...

Friends, foes paint portrait of an artist coming of age

On target: Mitchell Johnson.

Jesse Hogan England was not prepared for paucity of loose deliveries from Mitch Johnson.

Cricket

Clarke learns how to use snick system to advantage

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Lessons have been learned in the three-month gap between Ashes series.

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