The West – The pressure of being a Test opener did little to disturb Justin Langer – he was always a sound sleeper.


  • Langer told The Australian he started waking up in the middle of the night in England in June, when the hosts swept Australia in five one-day matches during his first series in charge.
  • Langer added that he initially felt “overwhelmed” by the job due to the intense level of scrutiny compared to his old role as coach of Western Australia.
  • Former opener Langer – who made 7,696 runs at 45.27 in 105 Tests – said he doesn’t know who the best six batsmen in Australia are, but hoped the ‘A’ tour would provide some answers.
  • “It’s two-fold with India and Australia A.
  • Camera IconJustin Langer speaking with his team in Cardiff, earlier this year.

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