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

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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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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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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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.

Ashes 2013: Alastair Cook failing his own lofty standards of discipline

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Jesse Hogan Alastair Cook was good. Very good. But England needed him to be great.

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England's bats must take blame

Ouch: Stuart Broad is out lbw to Mitch Johnson and cops a sore foot.

Jesse Hogan Top seven batsmen give bowlers nothing substantial to defend with the ball.

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Clarke learns how to use snick system to advantage

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

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Ashes plan put England's veterans in the cross-hairs

An emotional Mickey Arthur has defended his coaching record while expressing pride in Australia for winning back the Ashes.

Jesse Hogan A popular strategy in many battles is to target an opponent's weakest links.

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Ashes 2013: Australia's inconceivable tourist traps reap rewards

Jesse Hogan A popular strategy in many battles, in sport and in circumstances far more serious, is to target an opponent's weak links.

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Alastair Cook says England just not good enough to win Ashes

Not good enough: Alastair Cook speaks to the media in Perth after England surrendered the Ashes on Tuesday.

Jesse Hogan England captain stoic in facing the media immediately after his team relinquished Ashes.

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Let the willow wielding commence

Luke Wright of the Stars bats during the T20 Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Melbourne Stars

Jesse Hogan Here is your comprehensive analysis of each Big Bash League team along with individual strengths, weaknesses and season predictions.

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Doug Bollinger is back in form and waiting for a chance at Test cricket again

Imparting wisdom: Doug Bollinger gives Mitch Johnson a few pointers at training on Monday.

Jesse Hogan Left-armer will play on Boxing Day only if Ryan Harris' temperamental knee worsens.

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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...