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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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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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

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

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

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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Nathan Lyon strikes late to give Australia the edge in second Test

PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 20: Nathan Lyon of Australia bowls during day one of the Second Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St George's Cricket Stadium on February 20, 2014 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan Nathan Lyon says Australia are proud to have restricted South Africa to 5-214 on an opening day where three of their batsmen reached half-centuries in Port Elizabeth.

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Cricket

Dean Elgar spearheads South Africa's second-Test recovery on day one

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Cakewalk of Centurion is over for Australia's bowlers, with recalled batsman spearheading South Africa's recovery from another poor start.

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Cricket

Proteas' A.B. de Villiers breaks another record with 12th consecutive Test 50

South Africa's A.B. de Villiers

Jesse Hogan Sporting prodigy A.B. de Villiers is laden with records, even beyond his chosen field of cricket. As of Thursday he had another one all to himself.

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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Cricket

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

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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