Justin Langer

Australia must tour England for 'health of world cricket', says Justin Langer

Australia must tour England for the "health of world cricket" and let its top players compete in this year`s Indian Premier League (IPL) if it goes ahead, coach Justin Langer has said.

Jul 09, 2020, 11:57 AM IST

Enforced break a chance to fix Australian cricket, feels coach Justin Langer

All bilateral series have called off due to the outbreak of virus while the fate of ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to be played Down Under later this year, also hangs in balance.
 

May 04, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

Australia coach Justin Langer says empty stadiums an option on resumption

Langer thinks teams would be keen to play in empty stadiums upon resumption if the alternative was a longer furlough.

Apr 05, 2020, 11:23 AM IST

George Bailey likely to be new Australia selector

Former Australia batsman George Bailey is likely to be the new national selector after being chosen to join the panel alongside coach Justin Langer and selection chairman Trevor Hohns.

Nov 25, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Australia coach Justin Langer backs David Warner to come good in Tests

Australia head coach Justin Langer has backed out of form Test opener David Warner to come good this summer and beyond despite his horrific returns in the Ashes.

Oct 13, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Australian skipper Tim Paine will not give up captaincy meekly

Australia retained the Ashes with victory in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, where Smith continued his brilliant series with a double-century and a second innings 82.

Sep 11, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Ashes: England play for pride, Tim Paine's men eye history

England, who clinched a miraculous win in the third Test, failed to keep up their spirit and came out with a below-par performance, especially with the bat, at Old Trafford as they lost the match by 185 runs.
 

Sep 11, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

No brainer, says Justin Langer on Steve Smith missing 3rd Ashes Test

Smith was hit twice on day four of the second Ashes Test match -- first on the elbow and then on the neck during bowling by England pacer Jofra Archer.

Aug 21, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Australia's focus on winning Tests, not hitting helmets: Justin Langer

Archer produced a sustained period of aggressive fast bowling in both of Australia`s innings in the drawn second Test at Lord`s, felling both Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne.

Aug 21, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

What Steve Smith told Justin Langer after blow to neck

Smith was on his way to a third consecutive century in the series when he got hit.

Aug 18, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

Justin Langer backs David Warner to fire in 2nd Ashes Test

Warner, who returned to the Test side after serving his one-year ban for involvement in the Sandpaper Gate fiasco, scored a total of 10 runs in the Edgbaston Test which Australia won by 251 runs to take a 1-0 lead in Ashes series. 

Aug 13, 2019, 11:39 AM IST

Ashes: Australia coach Justin Langer expects flat and dry wicket at Lord's

The wicket is expected to turn which means that Australia may have to bench a few high profile names once again.

Aug 12, 2019, 18:59 PM IST

Steve Smith is the best batsman in the world along with Virat Kohli: Justin Langer

Smith scored 144 and 142 runs in the Test match, becoming only the fifth Australian to register centuries in both innings of Ashes Test.

Aug 06, 2019, 17:25 PM IST

200 days to go until India face Australia in ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's T20 World Cup 2020 is approaching fast, with just 200 days to go until the opening match of the showpiece event between Australia and India at Sydney Showground Stadium on February 21, 2020. 

Aug 05, 2019, 11:52 AM IST

Australian coach Justin Langer confirms Khawaja and Pattinson for Ashes Opener

Selectors face several crunch decisions ahead of the first Test at Edgbaston starting Thursday, with Langer consigning Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and Peter Siddle to a three-way duel for the third specialist fast bowling spot.

Jul 31, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

Australian Test skipper Tim Paine lauds Steve Smith for his consistency

Smith is currently ranked at the number four position in the ICC Test batsmen rankings, and he holds the highest ranking for any Australia batter, despite having played his last Test in 2018.

Jul 22, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

Australia's Steve Smith, David Warner ready for hostile crowds at World Cup: Coach Justin Langer

The pair have returned from year-long bans following a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa and are expected to play vital roles in Australia`s title defence although they will not be in leadership positions. 

May 19, 2019, 16:33 PM IST

Australia coach Justin Langer compares Steve Smith to Sachin Tendulkar

"Last week in Brisbane, Smith batted beautifully, he played an unbelievable shot off Nathan Coulter-Nile there - it was like watching Sachin bat," said Langer.

May 19, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

Australia coach Justin Langer names England 'red hot favourite' for Cricket World Cup 2019

There is always good rivalry between Australia and England and it's going to be nice for us to see how we're at against the best team in the world, Justin Langer said.

May 19, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

Steve Smith, David Warner will need to learn 'humility': Australian coach Justin Langer

Former captain Smith and Warner were selected in Australia`s World Cup squad last month after their ball-tampering bans expired but they will play under skipper Aaron Finch and a new leadership group.

May 03, 2019, 13:55 PM IST