WA Today – Justin Langer has endorsed the retention of the traditional Australian approach to the game after being named as the new head coach of the national team on Thursday.

Summary

  • Justin Langer has endorsed the retention of the traditional Australian approach to the game after being named as the new head coach of the national team on Thursday.
  • Cricket Australia has given Langer a four-year deal to coach all three forms of the game after the former Test opener was judged as the “very clear standout candidate”.
  • Langer has been entrusted the job of guiding Australian cricket out of arguably its most challenging time since World Series.
  • Langer believes sledging, or “banter” as he referred to, still had a place in Australia’s playbook.
  • Asked who was responsible for where the line was drawn, Langer said: “Everyone knows the difference between right and wrong, that’s simple.


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