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Australia coach Langer gets Hall of Fame honour

Justin Langer

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CRICDOT DESK :Australian coach Justin Langer was praised for being inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame. Langer was announced as a newcomer by the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame Committee, Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricket Association (ACA), along with former Australian female captain Lerry Thompson.

Langer, a former opening batter of , has been the manager of Australia since May 2018 and has overseen two ash series, including the 40th batter with England in the last two months.

However, when his contract expires in June, he appears ready to resign from his post. The
Langer made his test debut in Australia in 1993, averaging 45.27 in 182 innings and a batting average of 54.22 for 7,696 runs. His highest score in the longest format was 250, for a total of the 23rd century. Meanwhile,
Thompson is considered one of the pioneers of female cricket.

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She was the oldest player to have 16 tests and 23 ODIs in Australia between 1972 and 1985, four captains, and the first five test crickets at 39 years and 175 days. is.
“Celebrating the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame is an important and special moment for the sport,” said Nick Hockley, CEO of CA.

“Justin and Lerry are very good candidates and it’s great to recognize and celebrate the immense achievements and contributions of these legends in our game. “Justin has had a huge impact on Australian cricket. As a manager in Western Australia and more recently as a head coach for the Australian men’s team, he is at the top of the rankings alongside Matthew Hayden.

” Raelee is both a proud player and captain of her country, and the game continues to evolve, with
Langer and Thompson being the 58th and 59th members of the Hall of Fame for generations.

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