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newscricket13 days ago

WI vs AUS | Alex Carey to lead Australia as injured Finch ruled out of first ODI

In the absence of regular skipper Aaron Finch, who has been ruled out with an injury, wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey will lead the Australian side in the first ODI against the West Indies. Head coach Justin Langer also backed Carey and stated that he will do a fantastic job.
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featurecricket23 days ago

How Daniel Christian has wrestled his way back to ‘fill’ the missing piece of the Australian puzzle

It was only in 2009 that the American rapper Pitbull started calling himself ‘Mr. Worldwide’ but the reality remains that, Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian was a Mr. Worldwide even before the term became famous. At the age of 38, Christian has wrestled his way back into the Australian setup.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket24 days ago

Justin Langer backs Daniel Christian to make an impact on Australian return

Ahead of the five-match T20I series, Australia’s head coach Justin Langer has backed the 38-year-old all-rounder Daniel Christian to leave an impact on his return in an Australian jersey. Langer also insisted that Australia might employ a 7-4 model during the series, with two all-rounders.
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newscricketa month ago

Australian players are 100% behind Justin Langer, says Aaron Finch

Australian white-ball skipper Aaron Finch has commented that his team will give their 100% support to head coach Justin Langer after the latter addressed the criticism he received over his coaching style in a review meeting. Finch also said that Langer could've handled issues in a better way.
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newscricket2 months ago

Adam Gilchrist defends Justin Langer; says players need to be careful what they wish for

Adam Gilchrist has defended former teammate and close friend Justin Langer and has claimed that the players should not look to oust Langer based on two bad months, and believes they need to acknowledge his contributions. Gilchrist further feels that there is no ‘strong evidence’ against Langer.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Satire | Behind the scenes of the 2018 Cape Town ball-tampering scandal 

In light of the latest assertions from Australian opener Cameron Bancroft regarding the ever obvious but not accepted involvement  of the bowlers in the Sandpaper Gate, SportsCafe approached a few Aussie players and CA officials to get to the bottom of the story and found out some explosive details.
Harshit Anand
newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | We will keep a close eye on the players playing in the IPL, reveals Justin Langer

Ahead of the 2021 IPL, Justin Langer has revealed that the tournament will act as an indicator for the selection of the squad for the T20 World Cup in India. Langer also added that the entire management will have a close eye and lookout on the tournament, with several Australian stars playing in it.
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newscricket5 months ago

Justin Langer laments Australia’s slow-over rate incident as ‘really slack’

After narrowly missing out on the World Test Championship final, Justin Langer looking back laments Australia’s slower over-rate, which docked four of their points as ‘really slack’ and disappointing. He also added that it was an attitudinal thing and Australia need to learn it as soon as possible.
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newscricket6 months ago

Justin has done a terrific job over the last couple of years, claims Steve Smith

Steve Smith has backed an underfire Justin Langer and stated that the Australian coach always pushes the players to get the best out of them which has worked wonders in the last couple of years. Recently, there were reports that few Australian players were not happy about Langer's intense approach.
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newscricket6 months ago

JL is a passionate guy, particularly when it comes to this team and Australian cricket, reckons Tim Paine

Tim Paine has stated that Justin Langer is pretty intense and passionate when it comes to this Australian team and he feels, the day that wears off, you would be worried. Further, Michael Clarke has also thrown his weight behind the Australian coach after the recent stories came to limelight.
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