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.

Cape Town, South Africa

Who dares, wins in cricket, says coach Lehmann

Jesse Hogan Australia cricketers are not afraid to take risks and play to entertain, says Darren Lehman.

Cricket

Ryan Harris grits his teeth for South African win, vows to return after surgery

Australia's Ryan Harris will have extensive surgery on his return to Australia.

Jesse Hogan Ryan Harris admits he was 'ridiculously sore' in final South Africa match.

Faf du Plessis shows wrong way to have ball in third Test

Rob Forsaith and Jesse Hogan The flash point of an oft-heated three-Test series between Australia and South Africa came 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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Cricket

Steve Smith cementing his place in Australian side

Steve Smith

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

Cricket

South African captain Graeme Smith is a tower of strength at the top of the order

Graeme Smith.

Jesse Hogan While the South African captain, Graeme Smith did not endear himself to some in the old guard, Mike Hussey says he subsequently earned the Australians' respect.

Cricket

South African skipper Graeme Smith says he's no pitch doctor

Graeme Smith

Jesse Hogan Graeme Smith denies he has dictated the pitch preparation for South Africa's second Test against Australia in Port Elizabeth, despite the curator's comments to Michael Clarke.

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Cricket

Australia must score heavily in the first innings if it is to win the series against South Africa, says opener Chris Rogers

Kyle Abbott

Jesse Hogan In the past 12 months, Australia has reached 300 in the first innings in less than half its 15 Tests.

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.

Cricket

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has the world at his fingertips

Nathan Lyon with Shane Warne during the Ashes tour of England last year.

Jesse Hogan, Johannesburg Spinner's resilience has been important in Australia's sharply improved form.

Cricket

Cricket's 'big three' plan formally approved

ICC.

Jesse Hogan An overhaul of the way international cricket is run, and its earnings distributed, is afoot, with the contentious plan promoted by the game's big-three nations formally approved.

Cricket

Australian batsman Chris Rogers is feeling his way in South Africa

Chris Rogers

Jesse Hogan Only three of opener's 257 first-class matches have been outside England or Australia.

Cricket

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

South African captain blames pitch for Mitch Johnson's bowling heroics

Johnson

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke's declaration that Mitchell Johnson is clearly the fastest bowler in the world was correct, but unnecessary.

Cricket

Shortage dims Melbourne Stars' outlook

Mohammad Hafeez.

Jesse Hogan BBL ladder leader sweating on the availability of Mohammad Hafeez for match against Perth, as it is unlikely to be able to field a full team without him.

Kevin Pietersen's England career ended by ECB

Pietersen

Jesse Hogan Kevin Pietersen's England career came to an abrupt end after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced Tuesday he'd been left out of the squads for both the upcoming one-day international...

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'Unchanged' Maxwell hits on winning formula

Jesse Hogan He may be the million-dollar man, but Glenn Maxwell still has both feet on the ground.

Cricket

Melbourne Renegades batsmen need to get act together - fast

Jesse Hogan The next week will determine whether Renegades are a legitimate BBL improver.

Cricket

Finch's Melbourne Renegades fly

Stop that: Aaron Finch plays a lusty drive on his way to 81.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Renegades made its awful start to the Big Bash League look like an aberration by pounding Brisbane by 57 runs on Monday night.

Cricket

Renegades star keen to play on after scorcher knock

Jos Buttler

Jesse Hogan and Alfred Chan Destructive wicketkeeper-batsman declares his intent to keep playing for Renegades.