Stuff – New Australian coach Justin Langer lays down the law over player behaviour

Last updated 18:15, May 26 2018

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New Australian coach Justin Langer,is demanding much higher standards of behaviour from his players.

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  • New Australian coach Justin Langer lays down the law over player behaviour Last updated 18:15, May 26 2018 SCOTT BARBOUR/GETTY IMAGES New Australian coach Justin Langer,is demanding much higher standards of behaviour from his players.
  • In a bid to finally put the ball-tampering scandal behind them, new Australian cricket coach Justin Langer has drawn a clear line in the sand over player behaviour.
  • Langer admitted he faced a daunting task following the ball tampering drama, which led to suspensions for skipper Steve Smith, his deputy David Warner and opener Cameron Bancroft.
  • READ MORE: * Plot to fix test match uncovered * Warner, Smith eye Canada return * Warner miscarriage after scandal * Bancroft cleared for club cricketBut Langer believed the solution was clear for the team before the likely torrid reception from England’s rabid fans and press – be good blokes.
  • Langer said it had been a “shock to the system” looking at a team list and not seeing Smith, Warner and Bancroft.


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