Daijiworld – Melbourne, May 3 (IANS): Minutes after being appointed Australia coach across all formats, former Test opener Justin Langer said his team’s greatest challenge awaits in India three years from now.

Summary

  • Melbourne, May 3 (IANS): Minutes after being appointed Australia coach across all formats, former Test opener Justin Langer said his team’s greatest challenge awaits in India three years from now.
  • Langer was on Wednesday unveiled as the head coach on a four-year contract, that will see him at the helm in two Ashes Series, a World Cup and World T20 tournament.
  • But the 47-year-old Langer cited a Test series win on Indian soil as the pinnacle and one that is required if the outfit he now oversees wants to lay claim to ‘greatness’.
  • Recalling the “Mount Everest” moment of his playing career, Langer picked the 2004 tour of India when Australia thumped Sourav Ganguly’s team 2-1.
  • The former Test opener’s maiden assignment with the Kangaroos will be next month’s England tour that features five ODIs and a T20 international.


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