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

Battered Michael Clarke patched together by doctors

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke admits he needed a hefty dose of medical treatment to reach his 27th Test century.

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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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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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.

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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.

Cricket

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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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.

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.

Cricket

Australia hopes to reverse series swing

Brad Haddin has his middle stump uprooted by Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan, Cape Town A series-deciding match away to the world's best team on a surface expected to help its key batting and bowling nemesis, reverse swing - if Michael Clarke is daunted by such a prospect in Cape Town...

Cricket

Smith lashes 'rent-a-quote' Warner

Fine balance: David Warner will respect the Proteas bowlers, but will still punish anything loose and in his zone.

Jesse Hogan Australian opening batsman David Warner's $2880 fine from the ICC for his ball-tampering claims was complemented by an undisclosed punishment from his teammates.

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Australia dominate South Africa on day one of final Test, thanks to Warner and Clarke

David Warner

Jesse Hogan David Warner overcame self-inflicted controversy and Michael Clarke gallantly withstood a battering to lead Australia to a mighty day-one performance in the series-ending Test against South Africa.

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A captain's knock to win over doubters

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan When it comes to Michael Clarke he always seems to need to do more to appease the (diminishing) number of people who merely tolerate him as captain..

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Steve Smith cementing his place in Australian side

Steve Smith

Jesse Hogan Steve Smith is on track to become a permanent fixture of the Australian team.

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Dour du Plessis says Proteas can save Test

South Africa's Faf du Plessis.

Jesse Hogan Faf du Plessis believes Australia will be wary of batting on for too long on day four of the third Test before declaring.

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Patched-up Ryan Harris shows his mettle in Test cauldron

Jesse Hogan Yes, his knee was stuffed. Yes, he was bowling worse than at any stage of his late-blooming international career.

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David Warner will only be satisfied by a series win

David Warner.

Jesse Hogan On day four Warner became only the 15th Australian to score a century in each innings

Warner blasts 145 before bowlers take over to put South Africa in peril

David Warner

Jesse Hogan Any discontent about Australia waiting until the second half of day four to declare was promptly hushed by three new-ball wickets.