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

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.

Mitchell Johnson aims to keep past behind him

Mitchell Johnson and Shane Watson arrive at Johannesburg airport last Wednesday.

Jesse Hogan After a dominant Ashes series, Mitchell Johnson is feared and revered - just as he was almost five years ago, when he was part of a team that inflicted a memorable series defeat on South Africa.

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Cricket

Mitchell Johnson's wow factor could shock Proteas, says Craig McDermott

Mitchell Johnson looks on during an Australian nets session at Centurion Park on Tuesday.

Jesse Hogan South Africa beware – Mitchell Johnson could be even better than he was against England.

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson still wary of de Villiers

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Mitchell Johnson says the continuing presence of the world's top-ranked batsman, A.B. de Villiers, at the crease would ensure Australia did not get carried away from having South Africa stricken at...

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Mitchell Johnson strikes to leave South Africa in trouble at stumps

Mitch

Jesse Hogan Mitchell Johnson claims three vital wickets in an opening spell at Centurion Park that was as hostile as anything he produced during the Ashes.

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Cricket

Mitchell Johnson's seven-wicket stunner

Mitchell Johnson.

Jesse Hogan Express pace and an awkward action can render technique secondary to preservation.

Cricket

A.B. de Villiers says Proteas must choke down fear to combat Mitchell Johnson

Take that: Mitchell Johnson lets Robin Peterson know who is in charge.

Jesse Hogan A.B. de Villiers says his teammates must put their bodies on the line against the left-hander.

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

Mitchell Johnson unstoppable as Australia thrash South Africa to take series lead

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan The incomparable fast-bowling of Mitch Johnson has inspired Australia to a 281-run thrashing of the world’s number-one Test team, South Africa, on its own turf.

Cricket

South Africans just can't handle Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan But for pace alone there was little between Mitchell Johnson and Morne Morkel.

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Cricket

Mitchell Johnson's mojo risin'

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan THREE years before Mitch Johnson dragged Australia back into Ashes contention at the Gabba he was at the same venue at one of his lowest career ebbs.

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The Tonk

It's just not cricket: Richie Benaud may have to sit out rest of the series

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Viewers eager for the return of Channel Nine commentary doyen Richie Benaud for the tail end of the Ashes series may have to brace themselves for disappointment.

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Cricket

Warner beats out Hughes for one-day squad

Jesse Hogan and Alfred Chan Opener's superb Ashes Test form ensures his return to Australia's one-day squad.

Cricket

Brad Hodge still scoring runs in Twenty20 cricket

Brad Hodge.

Jesse Hogan For a format in which consistency is so hard to deliver, Hodge has demonstrated an ability to do so.

Cricket

Australian coach Darren Lehmann already planning for one-day World Cup

Michael Clarke  and Darren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan The 2015 World Cup is likely out of sight for cricket fans still basking in Australia's Ashes victory - but Darren Lehmann and co cannot afford to let it be out of mind.

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Cricket

Ashes 2013: England will walk the talk, says captain Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook

Jesse Hogan Having regained the verbal defiance conspicuously lacking in the aftermath of England's thrashing in Adelaide, visiting captain Alastair Cook is imploring his team to show in Perth they can play a...

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Cricket

James Faulkner the finisher gone from Twenty20. How good are the contenders?

Smooth: Nathan Coulter-Nile in action during game five of the one-day international Series against England in Adelaide.

Jesse Hogan Left-armer's withdrawal from T20 series against England a major blow.

Cricket

Clarke was always going to make the grade

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Michael Clarke may be scoring centuries just for fun these days, but it wasn't always this easy.

Cricket

Mitch Johnson happy to be the intimidator in South Africa

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Fast bowler's confidence high as he and teammates prepare in heavy rain for a warm-up match.

Cricket

Rain forces Australia to forgo warm-up match

Paceman Ryan Harris (right) was among those forced to go barefoot as rain swamped the players' hotel and training venue in Potchefstroom.

Jesse Hogan Australia will enter the three-Test series against South Africa without a practice match.