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

Fresh doubts over Shane Watson for first Test

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Jesse Hogan Australia's restricted preparation for the Test series against South Africa has received another blow with Shane Watson unable to bowl on the first day of an intra-squad practice match.

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Phillip Hughes stakes claim for Test recall as Shane Watson is pushed down the order

Phil Hughers

Jesse Hogan Australia have seemingly shown their hand before the South Africa Test series by demoting Shane Watson to No.

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Shane Watson in doubt for Test recall

Shane Watson.

Jesse Hogan Shane Watson looks unlikely to regain his spot in the Australian team for Thursday's second Test.

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Shane Watson to stay on sidelines for second Test

Shane Watson

Jesse Hogan All-rounder failed to participate fully in squad's training session on Tuesday.

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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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Shane Watson resumes bowling in bid for Third Test berth

Shane Watson.

Jesse Hogan Shane Watson has begun his bid to be ready for next week's series-ending Test against South Africa in Cape Town by resuming bowling after a three-week hiatus caused by a calf injury.

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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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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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Australia batsman Shaun Marsh suffers another major injury blow

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan The injury curse that has beset Shaun Marsh has struck again, with the batsman in danger of missing the first half of the home summer due to impending elbow surgery.

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Marsh called up as Watson ruled out of first Test

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Jesse Hogan Shaun Marsh in the picture again as Shane Watson ruled out of first Test.

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Shaun Marsh arrives in South Africa with selection not guaranteed

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan Shaun Marsh arrived in Johannesburg after one of the most significant 24-hour periods in his cricketing career.

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Australian batsman Chris Rogers is feeling his way in South Africa

Chris Rogers

Jesse Hogan Only three of opener's 257 first-class matches have been outside England or Australia.

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Jason Gillespie backs Australia to 'belt' thin-on-spin Proteas

Vernon Philander

Jesse Hogan Australia backed to become the first team in five years to beat South Africa in a Test series.

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Protea expects Henriques to play first Test

Moises Henriques.

Jesse Hogan South Africa spinner Robin Peterson is convinced Moises Henriques will fill one of the two vacancies in the Australian batting order for the first Test, as insurance in case one of its seamers breaks...

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Haddin says Australia must score heavily in first innings

Brad Haddin trains at Centurion Park on Monday.

Jesse Hogan Vice-captain outlines how Australia can inflict Test series loss on top-ranked South Africa.

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South Africa determined to break home drought against Australia

Hashim Amla.

Jesse Hogan Hashim Amla says South Africa's inability to beat Australia at home in a Test series since its readmission to world cricket more than 20 years ago is a motivation, rather than a burden.

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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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Shaun Marsh firms for Test berth

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan Shaun Marsh looks set to snare Australia's final batting vacancy for the first Test against South Africa.

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Phil Hughes continues his first-class cricket limbo

Phillip Hughes takes part in a fielding drill before the first Test.

Jesse Hogan Phillip Hughes' unwanted stint without a first-class match is likely to stretch to three months.

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