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

Watson

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.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

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

Watson

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

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Michael Clarke's one-day international career should end after World Cup

Michael Clarke returns to the dressing room after Australia's innings against Zimbabwe.

Jesse Hogan This summer's World Cup should be Michael Clarke's limited-overs swansong.

Cricket

Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon earn one-day recalls for Australia

Recalled: Nathan Lyon.

Jesse Hogan Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon joined by Ben Cutting and Kane Richardson for upcoming one-day series in Zimbabwe as Phillip Hughes, Xaiver Doherty and Clint Mckay miss selection.

Cricket

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.

Cricket

36th year as a player and coach, Greg Shipperd still going strong

Jesse Hogan Greg Shipperd is in his 36th year as a player and coach and he's still going strong.

Cricket

Ashes 2013: Australia's inconceivable tourist traps reap rewards

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, in sport and in circumstances far more serious, is to target an opponent's weak links.

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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.

Cricket

Special deliveries that kept England on run

Ryan Harris.

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.

Cricket

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...

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

David Warner recalled to Australian one-day squad

David Warner

Jesse Hogan Test opener David Warner has been recalled to the Australian one-day squad after starring in the 4-0 Ashes thrashing of England.

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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.