Stuff – New Australian cricket coach Justin Langer has warned his players to be ready for a barrage of verbal abuse from English fans during the one-day series.

Summary

  • New Australian cricket coach Justin Langer has warned his players to be ready for a barrage of verbal abuse from English fans during the one-day series.
  • Langer said that was just a fact of life for his team until they could repair their tarnished image following the bans to team leaders Steve Smith and David Warner along with youngster Cameron Bancroft.
  • * ‘Sledging is a good thing’ – Langer * Banned Warner to TV commentate on Aus v Eng ODIsEngland’s notorious Barmy Army can be merciless and will surely remind the Australians of their sins once the internationals start this week.
  • Langer said his team had it all in front of them now to convince the cricketing public of their new mindset.
  • Australia have beaten Sussex and Middlesex in their two warm-up matches and play the first of five ODIs against England on Thursday (NZT).


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