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.

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Mitchell Johnson only threat to Michael Clarke for Allan Border Medal

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

Michael Clarke speaks to the media before an Australian nets session at Centurion Park on Tuesday.

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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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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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.

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Australia starts well in pursuit of 448 to win second Test

Hashim Amla waves to the crowd after reaching his ccntury on day four of tyhe second Test.

Jesse Hogan Century-opening partnership gives Australia good start in its pursuit of record 448 to win second Test.

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South Africa upbeat after Test demolition of Australia

Graeme Smith and Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan South Africa captain Graeme Smith has hailed his team's last-session demolition of Australia in Port Elizabeth as being all of a great advertisement for Test cricket.

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South Africa beat Australia in second Test despite Chris Rogers century

Steyn

Jesse Hogan Chris Rogers scored a resolute century but Australia were unable to stop South Africa recording a series-levelling 231-run win in the second Test.

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Australia must score heavily in the first innings if it is to win the series against South Africa, says opener Chris Rogers

Kyle Abbott

Jesse Hogan In the past 12 months, Australia has reached 300 in the first innings in less than half its 15 Tests.

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Australia's demolition great for Test cricket, says Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith.

Jesse Hogan South Africa captain says Proteas' thrashing of Australia proof of his team's mettle.

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Dale Steyn hits back as Australia is routed in second Test

Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann was never going to be doing handstands after again watching his team lose nine last-session wickets to crash to defeat, just as it had during the winter Ashes series.

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Shane Watson to enter fray for decider as Shaun Marsh or Alex Doolan face axe

Shane Watson.

Jesse Hogan With one of Australia's batsmen likely to make way for the return of Shane Watson in the deciding Test in Cape Town, captain Michael Clarke joked that on form it should be him.

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Shane Watson is on target to take up his new role as a Test all-rounder

Jesse Hogan Shane Watson concedes he does not deserve to play as a specialist batsman.

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Driven Clarke shuns day off to train his way out of slump

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke demonstrates he takes his record of not reaching 25 in the past 11 innings seriously.

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Ryan Harris eager for Shane Watson to bolster over-worked attack

Watson

Jesse Hogan Ryan Harris implores Australian selectors to rush Shane Watson back into the Test team for series-deciding match.

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