Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Tag Archives: Justin Langer

Boxing, mental health coach for Australia’s ‘bubble’ cricketers

SYDNEY: Australia have appointed a mental health manager and introduced boxing sessions to help players cope with life in anti-coronavirus ‘bubbles’, with some facing the prospect of months in controlled environments as international cricket resumes. The Australians, minus those at the Indian Premier League, are now in 14 days’ isolation ...

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George Bailey appointed Australia cricket selector

SYDNEY: Former Australia Twenty20 captain George Bailey was appointed as one of the country s three national selectors, replacing the retired Greg Chappell. He joins chairman Trevor Hohns and coach Justin Langer and draws the curtain on his long playing career after the domestic Big Bash League in early February ...

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Langer unsure if Smith wants Australia captaincy back

SYDNEY:   Steve Smith’s ban on leading Australia ends in March but the star batsman may not want the Test captaincy back, coach Justin Langer says. Smith skippered the team until he was suspended for 12 months over a brazen attempt to alter the ball with sandpaper under his watch ...

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Australia coach urges crowd not to boo Smith and Warner

LONDON: Steve Smith and David Warner made a mistake and have paid the price for it – a big price actually, pleaded Australia head coach Justin Langer to the crowd in England. Following their stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Australian batsmen flew to the UK for the ...

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Justin Langer calls ball-tampering an ‘international problem’

MELBOURNE: Australia coach Justin Langer has called ball-tampering an “international problem”, ESPN Cricinfo reported. “My honest view is, it’s an international problem,” he said during an interview on Fox Cricket. “I can’t for a single second understand how we took sandpaper out on to the field, that doesn’t make any ...

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Ponting to join Australia coaching staff in England

LONDON: Australia great Ricky Ponting will join the backroom staff of head coach Justin Langer during the team s tour of England. Former Australia captain Ponting, one of the outstanding batsmen of his generation, was already due to be in Britain to commentate on the five-match one-day international series against 2019 ...

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