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.

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...

Australia's World Cup goal to sideline white-ball specialists from Sheffield Shield

Tight schedule: Glenn Maxwell will have limited opportunity to push his red-ball claims.

Jesse Hogan Test aspirants who have established themselves in Australia's limited-overs teams, such as James Faulkner and Glenn Maxwell, are set to play only one or two Sheffield Shield matches this summer,...

Cricket

Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon earn one-day recalls for Australia

Recalled: Nathan Lyon.

Jesse Hogan Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon joined by Ben Cutting and Kane Richardson for upcoming one-day series in Zimbabwe as Phillip Hughes, Xaiver Doherty and Clint Mckay miss selection.

Cricket

David Hussey could take up coaching role with Bushrangers

Set for coaching role: David Hussey.

Jesse Hogan Victoria's determination to get the contracts of its coach and assistant coach in lockstep could see David Hussey given a chance to step straight into an assistant coaching position while still...

Cricket

Frequent flyers

Victorian players like Aaron Finch must be prepared to travel the world.

Jesse Hogan Keeping track of what Victoria's cricketers are up to is becoming a task of global proportions

Cricket

Batting for keeps: race is on

Brad Haddin is still the leading wicketkeeper in Australia.

Jesse Hogan Battle to be Brad Haddin's successor has widened.

Ashes 2013: Advice rains down like Johnson bouncers on chastened Poms

England's Joe Root avoids a high delivery from Australia's Mitchell Johnson during the fourth day's play of the first Ashes cricket test match in Brisbane November 24, 2013. Australia beat England by 381 runs in first Ashes test at the Gabba on Sunday to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. REUTERS/David Gray (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Jesse Hogan The English cricketing media that savaged Mitch Johnson over his past two Ashes series have marvelled at his brutal start to the latest one.

Cricket

Drop-in pitch to fuel Adelaide record of big tallies

England warm up ahead of an England nets session at Adelaide Oval.

Jesse Hogan Team that gets first lease of wicket in Adelaide likely to score heavily.

Cricket

Siddle and Lyon proving great foils for pace pair

Peter Siddle

Jesse Hogan The less-heralded half of Australia's Ashes attack is making a positive contribution.

The Tonk

It's just not cricket: Richie Benaud may have to sit out rest of the series

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Viewers eager for the return of Channel Nine commentary doyen Richie Benaud for the tail end of the Ashes series may have to brace themselves for disappointment.

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Another rescue act puts red-hot Haddin in elite company

Brad Haddin

Jesse Hogan When Australia have been in trouble in this Ashes series Brad Haddin has been the fireman, rescuing his team from perilous situations.

Cricket

Restraint pays dividends for wicketkeeper Brad Haddin

Brad Haddin of Australia shows his relief.

Jesse Hogan When Australia has been in trouble in this Ashes series, Brad Haddin has been the hero to save his team.

Cricket

WACA Ground may have hosted its last Test match

Jesse Hogan Cricket Australia and International Cricket Council united in belief venue no longer meets international standards.

Manuka in line to host Test cricket for the first time

SPORT: Pic shows the progress on the Manuka oval upgrades.  3rd December 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jesse Hogan Canberra is in contention to host Test cricket for the first time as early as the 2015-16 Australian summer, with a revamped Manuka Oval shaping as a replacement venue for the tiring WACA Ground in...

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WACA may never host a Test match again

England's Ian Bell reacts after he misses a shot delivered by Australia's Shane Watson at the WACA in Perth.

Jesse Hogan The WACA Ground may never again host a Test match, with Cricket Australia and the International Cricket Council united in their belief the venue no longer meets international standards.

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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

Ben Rohrer's career has taken off since joining the Renegades

Ben Rohrer

Jesse Hogan Ben Rohrer has returned to his short-term home with belated but major career recognition.

Cricket

Sting in the tail a winner: Clarke

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson of Australia shake hands after the Test win.

Jesse Hogan Victories achieved from a weak position halfway through a match are especially savoured.