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.

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.

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

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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...

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Ryan Harris grits his teeth for South African win, vows to return after surgery

Australia's Ryan Harris will have extensive surgery on his return to Australia.

Jesse Hogan Ryan Harris admits he was 'ridiculously sore' in final South Africa match.

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Hobbling Ryan Harris the hero as Australia snatches victory

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Jesse Hogan It took until the last half-hour of the last session, but Australia has finally banished the demons of Adelaide with a stunning 245-run victory in Cape Town.

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Ryan Harris says Australia's tight-knit team in good shape before first Test

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Jesse Hogan Australian paceman downplays significance of team missing out on its only practice match.

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Ryan Harris eyes 100th Test wicket

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Jesse Hogan Question had not even been completed when it was met by an interjection from Ryan Harris.

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

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

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Fast bowler Peter Siddle to chase more pace in bid for Test recall

Peter Siddle: the race for pace.

Jesse Hogan Peter Siddle will this week begin a training regimen focused on regaining his pace, and with it his fast-bowling berth in the Test team, for the October series against Pakistan and the home-summer...

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Cox sacked for Big Bash breaches

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Chloe Saltau and Jesse Hogan The South Australian Cricket Association has taken the drastic step of sacking high performance chief Jamie Cox for misleading the SACA board after it emerged he was at the centre of a Cricket...

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Ball-tampering back in spotlight as Australia's bowlers strike

Chris Rogers of Australia hands the ball to his teammate Ryan Harris.

Jesse Hogan South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis expresses his surprise at Australia's ability to move a not-so-old ball.

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Australia takes command of third Test against South Africa

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Jesse Hogan Australia hold a 234-run lead over South Africa at stumps on day three of the Test series decider and are well placed to record their greatest achievement under the captaincy of Michael Clarke.

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Harris repays selectors with brace of top-order wickets

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Jesse Hogan The Australian selectors' faith in Ryan Harris for the series-deciding Test was vindicatedin emphatic style as the veteran paceman claimed two crucial scalps in the first session of day three.

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David Warner will only be satisfied by a series win

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

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Who dares, wins in cricket, says coach Lehmann

Coach of Australia Darren Lehmann.

Jesse Hogan Australia cricketers are not afraid to take risks and play to entertain, says Darren Lehman.

Michael Clarke sorry for being 'out of line' in Dale Steyn spat

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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

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Jesse Hogan Australian captain apologises for being 'out of line' in a spat with Dale Steyn.

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The African scream: Australia stakes claim to being best in the world

Ryan Harris of Australia bowls during day 3 of the third test match between South Africa and Australia

Chloe Saltau, Jesse Hogan The rankings don't say it yet, but Australia deserves to be considered the best team in the world in the same way Mark Taylor's Australians became unofficial world champions by toppling the mighty...

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Australian bowlers outbat their England counterparts

Jesse Hogan Australia's bowlers have been lauded for their efforts with the ball in the first half of this Ashes series, yet they are also making key blows to England with the bat.

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Special deliveries that kept England on run

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Jesse Hogan The best of Australia's fast-bowling attack is great, and was crucial in it reclaiming the Ashes with two Tests to spare.

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Australia's top order struggles and hands advantage to England

Bowled over: Michael Clarke falls cheaply to Jimmy Anderson.

Jesse Hogan The rationale for cricket captains' general 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...