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

Steve Smith cementing his place in Australian side

Jesse Hogan Steve Smith is on track to become a permanent fixture of the Australian team.

Cricket

Steve Smith: From a bowler who bats to a batter who bowls

Steve Smith.

Jesse Hogan Steve Smith continues to demonstrate that even the darkest cloud can have a silver lining.

Cricket

Steve Smith lauds Shaun Marsh after epic partnership saved Australia in the First Test against South Africa

Steve Smith celebrates Shaun Marsh's century.

Jesse Hogan Steve Smith has hailed the temperament of Shaun Marsh for his stoic unbeaten century.

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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

Australian coach Darren Lehmann takes aim at top-order

Australian Coach, Darren Lehmann, looks on during day two of the second Test match between South Africa and Australia.

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann says Australia must stop relying on its middle and lower order after South Africa's fast-bowlers made a bigger impact in 25 overs than Australia's made in 152.

Cricket

We need more from our top-order, says coach Darren Lehmann

Darren Lehmann.

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann says Australia must stop relying on its middle and lower order.

Cricket

Amla puts South Africa in charge as Australia battles for survival

Brad Haddin has his middle stump uprooted by Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan Australia has been forced into a battle for survival after Amla's sparkling 93 not out.

Cricket

Australia starts well in pursuit of 448 to win second Test

Hashim Amla waves to the crowd after reaching his ccntury on day four of tyhe second Test.

Jesse Hogan Century-opening partnership gives Australia good start in its pursuit of record 448 to win second Test.

Cricket

South Africa upbeat after Test demolition of Australia

Graeme Smith and Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan South Africa captain Graeme Smith has hailed his team's last-session demolition of Australia in Port Elizabeth as being all of a great advertisement for Test cricket.

Cricket

South Africa beat Australia in second Test despite Chris Rogers century

Steyn

Jesse Hogan Chris Rogers scored a resolute century but Australia were unable to stop South Africa recording a series-levelling 231-run win in the second Test.

Cricket

Rock-like Chris Rogers plays to his strengths for the Australian Test team

Focused: Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers.

Jesse Hogan Chris Rogers is not the type of batsman who could ever win a game in a session.

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Dale Steyn hits back as Australia is routed in second Test

Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann was never going to be doing handstands after again watching his team lose nine last-session wickets to crash to defeat, just as it had during the winter Ashes series.

Cricket

Australia dominate South Africa on day one of final Test, thanks to Warner and Clarke

David Warner

Jesse Hogan David Warner overcame self-inflicted controversy and Michael Clarke gallantly withstood a battering to lead Australia to a mighty day-one performance in the series-ending Test against South Africa.

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Cricket

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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Warner blasts 145 before bowlers take over to put South Africa in peril

David Warner

Jesse Hogan Any discontent about Australia waiting until the second half of day four to declare was promptly hushed by three new-ball wickets.

Cricket

Hobbling Ryan Harris the hero as Australia snatches victory

Harris

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.

Cricket

Rain halts Australia's reign in Cape Town

Clarke

Jesse Hogan Unrelenting rain has halted Australia's bid to become the first touring team in five years to score 500 runs in South Africa.

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Australia made its own luck in landmark series win in South Africa

David Warner.

Jesse Hogan There was nothing lucky about Australia’s series triumph in South Africa.

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Cricket

England admits slip but retains Ashes hope

England's James Anderson

Jesse Hogan England bowling coach David Saker has bemoaned his team's trait of allowing Australia to recover from unsteady starts with the bat in this Ashes series.

Cricket

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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