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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Australia batsman Shaun Marsh suffers another major injury blow

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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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.

Cape Town, South Africa

Who dares, wins in cricket, says coach Lehmann

Coach of Australia Darren Lehmann.

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

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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.

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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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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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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.

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Dilshan could be target of BBL teams

Tillakaratne Dilshan comforts his wife, Manjula Thilini, after she broke down when he announced his retirement from Test cricket in Colombo.

Jesse Hogan Tillakaratne Dilshan has re-emerged as a Big Bash League target.

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Ahmed stakes Test claim

Fawad Ahmed.

Jesse Hogan Fawad Ahmed began this week desperate to shelve ongoing discussion of his asylum-seeker background.

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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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