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

Sri Lanka bats itself back into contention

Matthew Wade.

Jesse Hogan Australia's unusually large bowling attack is again under scrutiny as Sri Lanka bats steadily, trailing Australia by just eight runs at tea.

Tails you lose for Sri Lanka

Australians celebrate

Jesse Hogan THE tale of two tails is an explanation of why Matthew Wade will leave Sydney with a maiden home Test century to his name and why Sri Lanka will, barring a Fanie de Villiers-type effort from one of...

Cricket

Hughes sets Sri Lanka a hard target

Hughes

Jesse Hogan A second century within a fortnight from Phillip Hughes was pivotal in Australia winning its final ODI against Sri Lanka to salvage a two-all series draw.

Sri Lanka claim Twenty20 series after tense finish

Sri Lanka v Australia

Jesse Hogan AUSTRALIAN selectors should feel relieved the next World Twenty20 is still 14 months away, as the national team's bid to belatedly succeed in the shortest format remains a flawed one.

Cricket

Worthy Sri Lanka buoyed for Test return

Sri Lankan supporters

Jesse Hogan Sri Lanka's players have cause to be enthusiastic about their Test return next summer.

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

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.

Cricket

David Warner fined $2880 for ball-tampering comments

Warner

Jesse Hogan South Africa's ire at David Warner's ball-tampering slurs is likely to be soothed by the ICC's decision to fine the Australian opening batsman over his comments.

Cricket

A.B. De Villiers has no head for figures

AB de Villiers of South Africa

Jesse Hogan De Villiers is not just modest about his achievements - he is downright dismissive of them.

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

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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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.

Cricket

Doug Bollinger is back in form and waiting for a chance at Test cricket again

Imparting wisdom: Doug Bollinger gives Mitch Johnson a few pointers at training on Monday.

Jesse Hogan Left-armer will play on Boxing Day only if Ryan Harris' temperamental knee worsens.

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

Melbourne Stars' pace attack gets boost in lieu of spin

Melbourne Stars

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Stars will boast a bolstered pace attack when they face Melbourne Renegades.

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

Marsh keen to dispel some home truths

Shaun Marsh

Jesse Hogan There is a simple explanation why Shaun Marsh's recall was met with such scepticism.

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Cricket

Southern Stars keen to replicate international form against England in one-dayers

Focused: Australian captain Jodie Fields.

Jesse Hogan Southern Stars desperate to start replicating at home their title-winning form.

Cricket

Why George Bailey had to go

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan The selection of George Bailey for the Ashes was a worthwhile experiment. But selectors have picked the right time to abandon it.

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