Cricket Australia has appointed Justin Langer as head coach of the men’s cricket team for four years, with his tenure to start at the end of the month. From 22 May Langer will take control of Australia in all three formats of the game, including two Ashes series, a World Cup and an international T20 tournament. Langer comes to the role having held the role of head coach of Western Australia and the Perth Scorchers since November 2012, winning two One-Day Cup titles and three Big Bash League championships. » EXPERT REACTION: Why JL is the right man to coach Australia “We firmly believe Justin is the right person to lead this team and have huge confidence in what he will bring to the role,” Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said. “Justin’s work ethic, leadership and values are among his strongest attributes – and he is widely respected across the global cricket community.” Sutherland said long-term succession planning during Darren Lehmann’s tenure in the top job meant Cricket Australia had already assessed options by the time the outgoing coach had stepped down. “The plan has allowed us to consider several worthy candidates, but Justin was the clear standout, particularly… Read full this story
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