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

Peter Siddle will bounce back, says Shane Warne

Peter Siddle.

Jesse Hogan Shane Warne has downplayed the implications of Siddle's omission from the third Test.

Cricket

David Warner 'a bit silly' for Trott comments, says Shane Warne

David Warner.

Jesse Hogan But former Australian bowler insists the century-maker is strong enough to cope with the recriminations.

Rapid rise to lead Renegades key to Aaron Finch's national T20 captaincy

Aaron Finch continues to excel in white ball cricket.

Jesse Hogan Had there not been an exodus of core players after Melbourne Renegades' awful first season of the Big Bash League it is almost certain that Aaron Finch's CV would include "Australia Twenty20...

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Aaron Finch sees more red, and reaps the benefit

By the book: Aaron Finch in action during the MCC-Rest of the World match at Lord’s in July.

Jesse Hogan  Belting an astonishing 181 not out in a one-dayer at cricket's most revered venue to outshine some of its recent champions is a feat undoubtedly among the more glittering of Aaron Finch's...

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

Stars hit Wright note

Luke Wright of the Stars

Jesse Hogan The Stars snap the Renegades' two-match derby streak with a 76-run win in the BBL opener.

Cricket

Sting in the tail a winner: Clarke

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson of Australia shake hands after the Test win.

Jesse Hogan Victories achieved from a weak position halfway through a match are especially savoured.

Cricket

Big Bash League: Melbourne Stars thrash Adelaide Strikers

Glenn Maxwell.

Jesse Hogan If this match at the MCG was a boxing bout the referee would have halted it before the end of the first round.

Cricket

Victorian legacy

Well played: David Hookes in 1983.

Jesse Hogan It's 10 years since David Hookes' death, but in the dressing room a fire still burns.

Cricket

Why George Bailey had to go

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan The selection of George Bailey for the Ashes was a worthwhile experiment. But selectors have picked the right time to abandon it.

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Cricket

David Hookes restored Victorian cricket

David Hookes

Jesse Hogan 'I t won't last,'' the influential Cricket Australia administrator scoffed when long-term underachievers Victoria appointed cricketing dissident David Hookes as their coach.

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Cricket

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has the world at his fingertips

Nathan Lyon with Shane Warne during the Ashes tour of England last year.

Jesse Hogan, Johannesburg Spinner's resilience has been important in Australia's sharply improved form.

Cricket

Injured quicks win call-up for local derby

Melbourne Stars James Faulkner.

Jesse Hogan Both Melbourne Big Bash League teams are placing faith in fast bowlers shackled by injury.

Cricket

South African captain Graeme Smith is a tower of strength at the top of the order

Graeme Smith.

Jesse Hogan While the South African captain, Graeme Smith did not endear himself to some in the old guard, Mike Hussey says he subsequently earned the Australians' respect.

Cricket

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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Cricket

Australian Test team announced: George Bailey to debut

George Bailey

Jesse Hogan The Australian Test team for the first Ashes Test in Brisbane next week has been announced.

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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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Ashes 2013: Advice rains down like Johnson bouncers on chastened Poms

England's Joe Root avoids a high delivery from Australia's Mitchell Johnson during the fourth day's play of the first Ashes cricket test match in Brisbane November 24, 2013. Australia beat England by 381 runs in first Ashes test at the Gabba on Sunday to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. REUTERS/David Gray (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Jesse Hogan The English cricketing media that savaged Mitch Johnson over his past two Ashes series have marvelled at his brutal start to the latest one.

Cricket

Mitch rejoicing

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Mitch Johnson's stunning comeback, from cricket despair to finding '11 out of 10' happiness.

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Cricket

Windies great Richards joins Stars as mentor

Class act: Viv Richards will work with the Melbourne Stars.

Jesse Hogan Desperation to fulfil club's lofty on-field expectations emphasised by bolstering of off-field hierarchy.