newscricket15 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Josh Hazlewood just hasn’t been playing any cricket, says Justin Langer

Justin Langer has justified Josh Hazlewood’s exclusion from by citing the latter’s recent injuries and the limited game time that he has had of late. Langer has also revealed Steve Smith’s dedication to be prepared for the big tournament as he returns to the squad after serving a 12-month ban.
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newscricketa day ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I really hope Steve Smith and David Warner don't get too much stick, says Moeen Ali

Moeen Ali has called English fans not to heckle Steve Smith and David Warner for their involvement in the ball-tampering scandal while expecting the duo to enjoy the tournament. The English all-rounder has further added that the pair are really good people and should be treated well.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Justin Langer picks England as favourites for the title

With the quadrennial event just around the corner, Australian coach Justin Langer has picked England as the favourite team to win the coveted title. England have been on a roll in recent times on the back of their explosive batting and are in red hot form going into the World Cup.
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newscricket13 days ago

Improvement in conduct will have lasting impact on Australian cricket, says CA chairman

Cricket Australia chairman, Earl Eddings, heaped praise on the current national team who have recovered successfully from last year’s ball-tampering row in South Africa. Aaron Finch & Co. will look to prove their critics wrong and defend the World Cup title over the coming weeks in England.
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featurecricket2 months ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: Australian middle-order’s soul-searching and Ravindra Jadeja’s fluctuating “intent”

Even a Virat Kohli century couldn’t take India past the Aussie total, resulting in the series coming to an interesting point where Ravi Shastri would say all three results are possible. However, Australians not finding a way out in the middle-overs would be a huge concern for the visitors.
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newscricket3 months ago

India vs Australia | We’ve got to give Aaron Finch care and support, says Justin Langer

Australian hard hitter Aaron Finch might be experiencing a barren phase of late failing to contribute to the team’s cause but he seemed to have the full support of coach Justin Langer. Langer also revealed that he has been in constant touch with Steve Smith and David Warner who would return soon.
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newscricket3 months ago

Ricky Ponting to join Justin Langer’s backroom staff ahead of 2019 ICC ODI World Cup

Australian coach Justin Langer has revealed that Ricky Ponting will join up with the backroom staff to help the Australian cricket team ahead of the upcoming 2019 ICC ODI World Cup in England & Wales. Ponting, who competed in five World Cups, will help Langer come up with a game plan for the event.
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newscricket4 months ago

Justin Langer keen to add David Warner, Steve Smith back to international fold before World Cup

Justin Langer is expecting Steve Smith and David Warner to get into the team as soon as their bans get over. While the duo will be available for selection in late March, their comeback to the international fold may get delayed as both are suffering from elbow injuries and taking rest for the same.
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newscricket4 months ago

India vs Australia | MS Dhoni is a superstar of the game, says Justin Langer

Justin Langer lavished praise on Man of the Series MS Dhoni as he asked his own players to step up and replicate the performances of their Indian opponents in the coming months. Langer added that if the home team could have capitalised on missed chances the result could have been different.
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newscricket4 months ago

India vs Australia | Our boys in best seats to learn from MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli, says Justin Langer

Declaring MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli as some of the all-time greats of the game, Australia coach Justin Langer has said that even though his team hates losing, his men are in the best seats to learn from the Indians. While Kohli scored a century in the second ODI, Dhoni remained unbeaten on 55.
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