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.

Australia hopeful Michael Clarke will be fit for Pakistan Tests

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke is on track to play in next month's first Test against Pakistan, Cricket Australia says, despite its edict restricting him from running for at least a fortnight.

Fast bowler Ellyse Perry's form with bat certain to see her take on Pakistan despite knee worry

From bowl to bat: Ellyse Perry.

Jesse Hogan Nagging knee soreness could prevent Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry from bowling in the eight-match series against Pakistan, but her stunning batting improvement has ensured she will nevertheless...

Cathryn Fitzpatrick relishing role at helm of Australia's Southern Stars

Setting the platform: Southern Stars coach Cathryn Fitzpatrick, right, says the players are well looked after but they are expected to perform.

Jesse Hogan Once the world's fastest female bowler, Cathryn Fitzpatrick is now delivering for Australia from the other side of the fence, as coach of the Southern Stars.

Michael Clarke's one-day international career should end after World Cup

Michael Clarke returns to the dressing room after Australia's innings against Zimbabwe.

Jesse Hogan This summer's World Cup should be Michael Clarke's limited-overs swansong.

Aaron Finch sees more red, and reaps the benefit

By the book: Aaron Finch in action during the MCC-Rest of the World match at Lord’s in July.

Jesse Hogan  Belting an astonishing 181 not out in a one-dayer at cricket's most revered venue to outshine some of its recent champions is a feat undoubtedly among the more glittering of Aaron Finch's...

Cricket

Australia batsman Shaun Marsh suffers another major injury blow

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan The injury curse that has beset Shaun Marsh has struck again, with the batsman in danger of missing the first half of the home summer due to impending elbow surgery.

Cricket

Fast bowler Peter Siddle to chase more pace in bid for Test recall

Peter Siddle: the race for pace.

Jesse Hogan Peter Siddle will this week begin a training regimen focused on regaining his pace, and with it his fast-bowling berth in the Test team, for the October series against Pakistan and the home-summer...

Cricket

Mitchell Johnson's mojo risin'

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan THREE years before Mitch Johnson dragged Australia back into Ashes contention at the Gabba he was at the same venue at one of his lowest career ebbs.

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Cricket

Mitch rejoicing

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Mitch Johnson's stunning comeback, from cricket despair to finding '11 out of 10' happiness.

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Cricket

Hard slog yet to pay off for gloveman Chris Hartley

Chris Hartley in action for the Bulls.

Jesse Hogan Gloveman Chris Hartley has earned selectors' praise - if not a place in the national squad.

Cricket

Jos Buttler hopes for more ODI success

Jos Buttler.

Jesse Hogan English wicketkeeper-batsman eager to use his upcoming BBL stint with Melbourne Renegades as a springboard for a second consecutive standout series against Australia.

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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Big Bash League

Rising English cricket star Jos Buttler to turn out for Melbourne Renegades

Jos Buttler.

Jesse Hogan English wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is eager to use his Big Bash League stint with Melbourne Renegades as a springboard for a second consecutive standout series against Australia.

Cricket

Let the willow wielding commence

Luke Wright of the Stars bats during the T20 Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Melbourne Stars

Jesse Hogan Here is your comprehensive analysis of each Big Bash League team along with individual strengths, weaknesses and season predictions.

'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.

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

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.