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.

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The African scream: Australia stakes claim to being best in the world

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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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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David Warner: Proof of his quality in the pounding of South Africa

David Warner of Australia celebrates after reaching 100.

Jesse Hogan For all Warner had proved about his capabilities as a Test batsman, there was still something missing to be truly accepted and respected.

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AB de Villiers unsure whether he wants the Test captaincy of South Africa

South Africa's AB de Villiers

Jesse Hogan The world's best batsman, A.B. de Villiers, is unsure whether he wants to succeed Graeme Smith as South Africa's Test captain, declaring his bigger priority is to help the Proteas end their trophy...

Slower pitch won't nullify Mitch Johnson threat for second Test: Morne Morkel

On fire ... a resurgent Mitchell Johnson took 12 South African wickets in the first Test.

Jesse Hogan Morne Morkel says South Africa must not assume the expected slower pitch conditions for the second Test in Port Elizabeth will, in isolation, be enough to nullify Mitch Johnson.

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Australia's batsmen have worked out Vernon Philander

Vernon Philander makes an unsuccessful appeal for lbw against Alex Doolan.

Jesse Hogan Publicly sledging the world's top-ranked bowler on the eve of an important Test series seems to be a risky tactic.

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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.

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Driven Clarke shuns day off to train his way out of slump

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke demonstrates he takes his record of not reaching 25 in the past 11 innings seriously.

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Milestones for Warner, Doolan as Australia thrives in South Africa

David Warner of Australia is congratulated by teammate Alex Doolan.

Jesse Hogan An unbeaten 150-plus partnership between David Warner and Alex Doolan has put Australia on course to set South Africa a mammoth victory target at stumps on day 3.

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Short rests will rejuvenate Australia's Test stars for one-dayers: Darren Lehmann

Coach Daren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann is hopeful a sprinkling of restings throughout the one-day series against England, starting with Mitch Johnson on Sunday, will be enough to sufficiently refresh Australia's weary Ashes...

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Australian coach Darren Lehmann already planning for one-day World Cup

Michael Clarke  and Darren Lehmann

Jesse Hogan The 2015 World Cup is likely out of sight for cricket fans still basking in Australia's Ashes victory - but Darren Lehmann and co cannot afford to let it be out of mind.

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Renegades eye player clearances for must-win match

James Pattinson

Jesse Hogan Renegades hope James Pattinson and Aaron Finch cleared for Tuesday's game.

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Finch up with the greats, says Maxwell

Aaron Finch celebrates his ton on Sunday.

Jesse Hogan Australia's newest one-day century-maker among the world's elite, says teammate.

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Frequent flyers

Victorian players like Aaron Finch must be prepared to travel the world.

Jesse Hogan Keeping track of what Victoria's cricketers are up to is becoming a task of global proportions

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Big Bash trade period starts with a whimper

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Jesse Hogan The first day of cricket's equivalent of AFL trade week finishes with no deals done.

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.

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Live: Day five, 2nd Ashes Test, Adelaide

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for all the final day action from the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

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Live: Day four, 2nd Ashes Test, Adelaide

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for all the day four action from the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

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Captain Alistair Cook says England can fight back in Perth

England captain Alastair Cook.

Jesse Hogan Alastair Cook is imploring his team to show in Perth it can play a good game as well as talk it.

Another rescue act puts red-hot Haddin in elite company

Brad Haddin

Jesse Hogan When Australia have been in trouble in this Ashes series Brad Haddin has been the fireman, rescuing his team from perilous situations.