Justin Langer: News

Justin Langer is a former Australian cricketer and cricket coach. The left-handed batsman was born on November 21, 1970, in Western Australia. He was a student of Newman College and Perth College. He was appointed to the position of coach in the Australian men’s national team in May 2018. Langer is prominently known for his opening partnership in Test cricket with former cricketer Mathew Hayden. The batting partnership of the duo is considered as one of the most strong and successful in the history of Test cricket. Langer has played 8 ODIs and 105 Test matches in his cricket career. He has scored 23 Test hundreds as well. Langer has scored maximum First-Class runs (28,382 at 50.23) among Australians. At the age of 19, Langer got selected in the Australian Cricket Academy. The former cricketer rose to fame after his first-class debut in the Sheffield Shield match for Western Australia in 1991-1992. Following the successful match, he made his Test debut for Australia. Apart from cricket, Langer has a keen interest in martial arts too. He has also authored five books on cricket and other genres.

Justin Langer slams players for leaking information; CA hits back

Justin Langer has once again made headlines with controversial statements regarding Australian players.

06 Feb 2022

Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson blames Pat Cummins for Justin Langer's exit

Former Australian seamer Mitchell Johnson, on Sunday, slammed Pat Cummins for his refusal to back Justin Langer as head coach.

Justin Langer steps down as Australia coach with immediate effect

In a shocking turn of events, Justin Langer has tendered his resignation as head coach of the Australia men's cricket team.

Langer, Thompson added into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

Australian cricket team's former Test opener and current head coach Justin Langer on Thursday was inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame.

26 Dec 2021

Cricket News

Cricket Australia open to having different coaches for different formats

Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley on Sunday said that they are open to the idea of having different coaches across formats.

19 Aug 2021


Justin Langer backed by Cricket Australia, will continue as coach

Justin Langer, the head coach of the Australian cricket team, has been backed by Cricket Australia, with the board rubbishing the speculations of his immediate removal.

Australian players unhappy with Justin Langer's management style: Report

The Australian camp is not in a happy state after an injury-marred Team India defeated them in their own backyard.

'Never underestimate Team India', says Australian head coach Justin Langer

Team India won the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1 with a historic victory over Australia at the Gabba on Tuesday.

'Harris to open if Pucovski remains unfit', says Justin Langer

Hosts Australia are still uncertain regarding the fitness status of opener Will Pucovski.

Steve Smith coaches himself, will bounce back soon: Justin Langer

Australian middle-order batsman Steve Smith hasn't found his hands so far in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar series.

Australia set to field unchanged XI for Boxing Day Test

Australia are set to have an unchanged playing XI for the impending Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.

Australia's Cameron Green to make Test debut if declared fit

Cameron Green will make his Test debut in the upcoming four-match series against India if he proves his fitness.

09 Dec 2020

David Warner

Australia vs India: David Warner ruled out of first Test

Australian opener David Warner has been ruled out of the opening Test against India, starting December 17.

07 Dec 2020

Aaron Finch

Steve Smith might regain captaincy, Langer reveals

Australia's head coach Justin Langer admitted that certain processes need to be followed before Steve Smith could be considered to lead Australia again.

01 Dec 2020

David Warner

Justin Langer uncertain of Warner's fitness for opening Test

Australian head coach Justin Langer is uncertain of senior batsman David Warner's fitness.

25 Nov 2020

Virat Kohli

Aussies won't shy away from on-field banters against India: Langer

Australia and India are all set to lock horns in the first of three-match ODI series, on November 27.

13 Nov 2020

Virat Kohli

'The best player I've seen', Justin Langer on Virat Kohli

The head coach of Australian cricket team, Justin Langer, has time and again praised the legendary Virat Kohli.

Australia's goal is to win in India: Justin Langer

Australia's head coach Justin Langer was elated after the team dethroned India to claim top spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings.

Langer backs cricket behind closed doors once coronavirus crisis ends

Australian cricket team coach Justin Langer says playing the game without fans in the stadiums is an option worth considering if it helped get the game going again once the coronavirus pandemic goes away.

Langer terms IPL best platform to prepare for T20 WC

Australian head coach Justin langer stated that Indian Premier League is the best tournament as lead-up to the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup.

This is like nirvana: Langer on Australian cricketers staying home

Australian cricket team coach Justin Langer has likened the self-isolation of his players to nirvana.

Australia in search of a finisher like Dhoni, says Langer

Australian cricket team head coach Justin Langer said his side needs a limited-overs finisher like MS Dhoni.

Starc leaves SA tour early to cheer for wife Healy

Australian cricket team pacer Mitchell Starc was released from the squad in the ongoing tour of South Africa.

21 Jan 2020

Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar-Walsh to be coaches during bushfire relief match: Details here

Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar and Windies great Courtney Walsh have been roped in as coaches for the upcoming bushfire relief match in Australia.

India vs Australia: Langer takes break, endorses caretaker coach McDonald

Australia cricket team coach Justin Langer is taking a break and will not travel to India for the upcoming ODI series, starting January 14.

15 Nov 2019


How can Australia overcome India in 2022? Justin Langer remarks

While Australia will be targeting a healthy performance against a struggling Pakistan, head coach Justin Langer is eyeing a bigger and distant target.

Glenn Maxwell takes indefinite break from cricket: Here's why

Australian cricket star Glenn Maxwell has left the national team to take an indefinite break away from the game.

Langer makes huge claim regarding Smith's Australia captaincy

Australian batsman Steve Smith has been in a phenomenal form recently, especially following his run-scoring spree in Ashes 2019.

Smith is the best player I have ever seen: Paine

Steve Smith has been on an excellent run in the ongoing Ashes 2019.

Smith blow may see neck guards become compulsory: Langer

Australian cricket team coach Justin Langer said there may come a time when star batsman Steve Smith will have to wear a neck guard on his helmet.

Kohli best, but Smith's knocks were just another level: Langer

Australian cricket team coach Justin Langer lauded Steve Smith for his superb knocks of 144 and 142 in the first Ashes 2019 Test at Edgbaston.

We are a very adaptable team, says Australia coach Langer

Australia have been hit with two injuries in a quick span of time.

Justin Langer outlines Australia's World Cup selection headache

Australia have found some much needed momentum in ODI cricket after two successive series wins against India and Pakistan.

Australia appoint Adam Griffith as bowling coach for World Cup

With Australia putting the ICC World Cup title defense on priority, they have appointed Adam Griffith as their bowling coach.

We know he'll come good, says Langer on Finch

Australian limited-overs cricket team skipper Aaron Finch may be struggling with the bat since quite sometime, but he has found some much needed support from head coach Justin Langer.

Cricket World Cup: Ricky Ponting will work alongside Justin Langer

Cricket Australia has announced that their most successful ODI skipper, Ricky Ponting will work alongside coach Justin Langer for the ICC World Cup 2019.

06 Jan 2019

David Warner

Ponting: None better than Justin Langer despite poor performance

Australia have been given a bitter pill to swallow after Indian captain Virat Kohli asked the hosts to follow on at Sydney in the fourth Test for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

23 Dec 2018

Indian Cricket Team

Seven-year-old boy to co-captain Australia during third Test against India

A seven-year-old leg-spinner will be given the opportunity by the Australian team to fulfill his lifelong dream of captaining the country's cricketing side when the hosts take on India at the Boxing Day Test at Melbourne.

08 Dec 2018

Virat Kohli

'Australia would have been vilified if they celebrated like Kohli'

Australian cricket team coach Justin Langer has questioned the double-standard in cricket when it comes to sledging.

17 Nov 2018

Indian Cricket Team

Aussie coach counting on Marsh brothers for Tests against India

India left for Australia yesterday, for the upcoming tour that starts with three T20Is from November 21.