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 made its own luck in landmark series win in South Africa

Jesse Hogan There was nothing lucky about Australia’s series triumph in South Africa.

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Quinton de Kock may debut for South Africa in Second Test against Australia

South Africa's Quinton de Kock.

Jesse Hogan A dashing 21-year-old wicketkeeper rockets into contention to make his Test debut against Australia on Thursday.

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Dean Elgar spearheads South Africa's second-Test recovery on day one

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Cakewalk of Centurion is over for Australia's bowlers, with recalled batsman spearheading South Africa's recovery from another poor start.

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Warner blasts 145 before bowlers take over to put South Africa in peril

David Warner

Jesse Hogan Any discontent about Australia waiting until the second half of day four to declare was promptly hushed by three new-ball wickets.

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Australia in trouble as South Africa claim late wickets on day two of the second Test

Australia's captain Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan More sloppy South African fielding and an umpiring howler combined to allow Australia to finish day two in Port Elizabeth in trouble - but not in the dire straits - against the home team.

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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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Australian bowlers may be given break after demanding Test in South Africa

A tired Ryan Harris walks back to his mark on day four of the second Test.

Jesse Hogan Australia unlikely to play same fast-bowling attack in the third Test in Cape Town.

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South Africa upbeat after Test demolition of Australia

Graeme Smith and Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan South Africa captain Graeme Smith has hailed his team's last-session demolition of Australia in Port Elizabeth as being all of a great advertisement for Test cricket.

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South Africa beat Australia in second Test despite Chris Rogers century

Steyn

Jesse Hogan Chris Rogers scored a resolute century but Australia were unable to stop South Africa recording a series-levelling 231-run win in the second Test.

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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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David Warner's ball-tampering slurs rile South Africa's coach

South African coach Russell Domingo.

Jesse Hogan South Africa coach Russell Domingo condemns David Warner for making ball-tampering inferences against his team, but says the slurs will motivate his team on Saturday.

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South Africa's Test cricket leadership dilemma

AB de Villiers.

Jesse Hogan Nothing can prepare a cricket team for losing a total of 281 Tests' experience in the space of nine and a half weeks.

David Warner's ball-tampering gibe fires up South Africa for third Test

Jesse Hogan Cape Town South African coach Russell Domingo has condemned David Warner for making ball-tampering inferences against his team, but argued the slurs would entrench the home team's advantage for the...

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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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South Africa's A.B. de Villiers the ultimate all-rounder

PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 21: AB de Villiers of South Africa leaves the field after getting out to Nathan Lyon of Australia during day two of the Second Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St George's Cricket Stadium on February 21, 2014 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan A.B.de Villiers excelled at, among other sports, golf, tennis and rugby before deciding to grace cricket with his presence. But the world's No.

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Australia dominate South Africa on day one of final Test, thanks to Warner and Clarke

David Warner

Jesse Hogan David Warner overcame self-inflicted controversy and Michael Clarke gallantly withstood a battering to lead Australia to a mighty day-one performance in the series-ending Test against South Africa.

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South Africa get a boost from return of AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn

Dale Steyn

Jesse Hogan The injury cloud hanging over two of South Africa's key players has lifted, with A.B. de Villiers joining Dale Steyn in making an encouraging return to action before next week's first Test against...

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Shaun Marsh arrives in South Africa with selection not guaranteed

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan Shaun Marsh arrived in Johannesburg after one of the most significant 24-hour periods in his cricketing career.

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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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South Africa determined to break home drought against Australia

Hashim Amla.

Jesse Hogan Hashim Amla says South Africa's inability to beat Australia at home in a Test series since its readmission to world cricket more than 20 years ago is a motivation, rather than a burden.