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

Australia's 2015 Ashes tour fixtures released

Cricket ball

Jesse Hogan Australia's campaign to win their first away Ashes series in 14 years and four attempts will again begin in Cardiff, after England confirmed the fixtures for mid-next year.

Cricket

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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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.

Cricket

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.

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

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.

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...

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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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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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Cricket

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

Ryan Harris of Australia bowls during day 3 of the third test match between South Africa and Australia

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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Cricket

We can rule world: stars

Talent pools: ICC chief executive Dave Richardson launches the 2015 World Cup in Melbourne on Tuesday.

Jesse Hogan Australia's 2015 World Cup campaign will start - and hopefully end - at the MCG.

Manuka in line to host Test cricket for the first time

SPORT: Pic shows the progress on the Manuka oval upgrades.  3rd December 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jesse Hogan Canberra is in contention to host Test cricket for the first time as early as the 2015-16 Australian summer, with a revamped Manuka Oval shaping as a replacement venue for the tiring WACA Ground in...

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Cricket

Clarke learns how to use snick system to advantage

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Lessons have been learned in the three-month gap between Ashes series.

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WACA may never host a Test match again

England's Ian Bell reacts after he misses a shot delivered by Australia's Shane Watson at the WACA in Perth.

Jesse Hogan The WACA Ground may never again host a Test match, with Cricket Australia and the International Cricket Council united in their belief the venue no longer meets international standards.

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The Tonk

CA may set easier pace for Pat Cummins

The Tonk

Andrew Wu and Jesse Hogan Cricket Australia is seriously contemplating restricting Pat Cummins to limited-overs cricket until 2015 to shield the young pace ace from another injury.

Cricket

Australia had a better grasp of decision review system in Australian Ashes series

Michael Clarke calls for a review during the first Test at the Gabba.

Jesse Hogan Australia unable to challenge only for 53.3 overs - or 3.4 per cent of series.

Cricket

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...

Cricket

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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Cricket

Renegades eye player clearances for must-win match

James Pattinson

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

Cricket

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.