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Ashes 2021-22 | Marcus Harris has got what it takes to be a successful Australian opener, states Justin Langer

Australia head coach Justin Langer has backed Marcus Harris, saying that the team management is confident that Marcus Harris has got what it takes to be a successful Test opener. Langer was also hopeful of Mitchell Starc being fully fit to play in the third Test at the MCG, beginning December 26.
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newscricket2 months ago

Hopeful of Tim Paine’s return to competitive cricket, says Justin Langer

Australia head coach Justin Langer has labelled Tim Paine as one of the best people he has ever met, and stated that doors to the Australian cricket team are always open to the wicket-keeper batsman. Paine took an indefinite mental health break from the game after quitting Australia Test captaincy.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | I knew the texting controversy was going to come out at some point, reveals Tim Paine

Former Australia Test skipper Tim Paine has revealed that he knew the texting controversy was going to come out in the public domain at some point of time. Few days ago, Paine resigned from the Test captaincy in a press conference with immediate effect after details of the controversy emerged.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 World Cup | Waqar Younis slams Justin Langer for praising David Warner’s six on double-bounce ball

Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis has slammed Australia head coach Justin Langer for praising David Warner's six off a delivery which bounced twice. The incident has again brought the 'Spirit of Cricket' in focus and several former cricketers have criticised the Australian southpaw for the shot.
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newscricket3 months ago

Some Australian players might not be comfortable touring Pakistan, feels Tim Paine

Australia Test captain Tim Paine stated that few players might not be comfortable touring Pakistan for the three Tests and as many ODI games and a T20I match during March and April 2022. Pakistan Cricket Board, on Monday, announced that Australia will tour Pakistan for a bilateral series since 1998.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Australia can be the best team in the world, says Justin Langer

After qualifying for the semi-final of T20 World Cup 2021, Australia head coach Justin Langer has said that the Kangaroos have the capability of beating the best team in the world. Australia, who defeated West Indies on Saturday, will possibly play face Group 2 toppers Pakistan in the semi-final.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | I think every player will be utilised in the tournament, believes Justin Langer

Australia head coach Justin Langer believes that every player in the 15-member squad will be utilised during the T20 World Cup. Langer added that the team needs to adapt according to the conditions in the Super 12 round across the UAE as they started their campaign with a win against South Africa.
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newscricket5 months ago

Situation tough but confident of becoming a better coach, says Langer after emergency meeting with players

Justin Langer, who recently had an emergency meeting with senior players following discontent over his management style, has said that 'situation at the moment is tough', adding that he was confident of becoming a better coach from it. Test captain Tim Paine has publicly backed Langer recently.
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newscricket5 months ago

Langer will feel like the guys in the team are 'stabbing him in the back', opines Usman Khawaja 

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja has suggested that the recent turn of events will make the Australian head coach Justin Langer feel as if the players in the team are 'stabbing him in the back.' He also revealed that people think he got dropped because of Langer, but that hasn't been the case.
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newscricket5 months ago

'It's a shame to blame him' – Tim Paine defends under-fire Australia coach Justin Langer

Australia Test captain Tim Paine has come to the rescue of under-fire coach Justin Langer and said that "leaders of Australian cricket" have to get around him ahead of the T20 World Cup and the Ashes series later this year. Matthew Hayden too, extended support to his former Test opening-partner.
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