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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.

Mitchell Johnson blames Pat Cummins for Justin Langer's exit

06 Feb 2022

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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

05 Feb 2022

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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

27 Jan 2022

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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.

Cricket Australia open to having different coaches for different formats

26 Dec 2021

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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.

Justin Langer backed by Cricket Australia, will continue as coach

19 Aug 2021

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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

30 Jan 2021

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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

19 Jan 2021

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'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

13 Jan 2021

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'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 scores 27th career Test ton: Records broken

08 Jan 2021

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Steve Smith scores 27th career Test ton: Records broken

Australia's star batsman Steve Smith got back to his groove in the ongoing third Test against India at the SCG.

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

05 Jan 2021

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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.

Records Williamson can script in the second Test against Pakistan

01 Jan 2021

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Records Williamson can script in the second Test against Pakistan

New Zealand and Pakistan gear up for the second Test, starting January 3.

Australia set to field unchanged XI for Boxing Day Test

24 Dec 2020

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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

15 Dec 2020

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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.

Mitchell Starc rejoins Australian squad, in line for Adelaide Test

13 Dec 2020

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Mitchell Starc rejoins Australian squad, in line for Adelaide Test

Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc is set to be included in Australia's squad ahead of the first of four-match Test series.

Marcus Harris added to injury-hit Australia squad for Adelaide Test

12 Dec 2020

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Marcus Harris added to injury-hit Australia squad for Adelaide Test

Australia have called upon Marcus Harris for the first Test against India in Adelaide after Will Pucovski was ruled out of the series opener alongside David Warner.

Australia vs India: David Warner ruled out of first Test

09 Dec 2020

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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.

Steve Smith might regain captaincy, Langer reveals

07 Dec 2020

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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.

Australia vs India: Mitchell Starc opts out of remaining T20Is

06 Dec 2020

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Australia vs India: Mitchell Starc opts out of remaining T20Is

Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has withdrawn from Australia's squad for the remainder of the T20I series against India for personal reasons.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Should India have used concussion substitute for Ravindra Jadeja

05 Dec 2020

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#NewsBytesExplainer: Should India have used concussion substitute for Ravindra Jadeja

Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been ruled out of the remaining T20Is after sustaining a concussion in the final T20I against Australia.

First T20I, India beat Australia: List of key takeaways

04 Dec 2020

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First T20I, India beat Australia: List of key takeaways

A clinical bowling performance powered Team India to an 11-run victory in the opening T20I against Australia.

Justin Langer uncertain of Warner's fitness for opening Test

01 Dec 2020

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Justin Langer uncertain of Warner's fitness for opening Test

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

D'Arcy Short replaces Warner, Cummins rested for white-ball games

30 Nov 2020

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D'Arcy Short replaces Warner, Cummins rested for white-ball games

Senior players David Warner and Pat Cummins will miss the rest of Australia's white-ball matches against India.

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

25 Nov 2020

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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.

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

13 Nov 2020

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'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.

Cricket Australia set to appoint first woman CEO

19 Jun 2020

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Cricket Australia set to appoint first woman CEO

Cricket Australia (CA) is all set to appoint a woman as CEO for the first time in history.

Michael Clarke appointed Officer in Order of Australia

08 Jun 2020

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Michael Clarke appointed Officer in Order of Australia

Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke was appointed an Officer (AO) in the Order of Australia.

#ThisDayThatYear: West Indies chase the highest total in Test cricket

13 May 2020

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#ThisDayThatYear: West Indies chase the highest total in Test cricket

On this day in 2003, West Indies entered the record books by tormenting the mighty Australians.

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

01 May 2020

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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.

Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis lose Cricket Australia contracts: Details here

30 Apr 2020

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Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis lose Cricket Australia contracts: Details here

Cricket Australia released a fresh list of central contract for the 2020-21 season.

Here's the best over Ricky Ponting ever faced

10 Apr 2020

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Here's the best over Ricky Ponting ever faced

Former Australian star batsman Ricky Ponting left a lasting legacy in the world of cricket.

Langer backs cricket behind closed doors once coronavirus crisis ends

05 Apr 2020

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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.

Steve Smith's captaincy ban ends, eligible to lead Australia again

29 Mar 2020

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Steve Smith's captaincy ban ends, eligible to lead Australia again

Steve Smith may resume captaincy for Australia as his two-year ban comes to end.

Langer terms IPL best platform to prepare for T20 WC

27 Mar 2020

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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

26 Mar 2020

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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

10 Mar 2020

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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

06 Mar 2020

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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.

Ganguly heads to England, 4-nation tourney talks gather focus

06 Feb 2020

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Ganguly heads to England, 4-nation tourney talks gather focus

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has headed to England and it is believed that discussion on the much-talked about 4-nation series is on the cards.

Brian Lara named in final squad for Bushfire Bash

01 Feb 2020

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Brian Lara named in final squad for Bushfire Bash

Cricket Australia on Saturday announced the full squad for the upcoming Bushfire Bash.

Yuvraj Singh, Wasim Akram to play in Bushfire relief match

26 Jan 2020

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Yuvraj Singh, Wasim Akram to play in Bushfire relief match

Former Pakistan cricket team captain Wasim Akram and India's Yuvraj Singh have joined a host of former cricketers set to feature in the Bushfire relief match on February 8.

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

21 Jan 2020

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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.

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