Sri Lanka approaches for Justin Langer’s services as head coach
CRICDOT DESK : Former Test opener Justin Langer shockingly stepped down because the Australian cricket team`s head train in advance this month after it turned into reportedly determined that he might receive an extension until the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Down Under later this 12 months wherein Australia might be protecting their title. After his resignation, Langer did pass on to say that senior gamers and multiple team of workers participants had been now no longer satisfied with having him due to which he determined to step down from the location.
Now, it’s been pronounced that Sri Lanka are searching ahead to hiring the ex-beginning batter as their subsequent head train with Sri Lankan cricket legend Aravinda de Silva who’s is also a member of the country`s cricket technical advisory committee inclined to have a phrase with Justin Langer to recognize approximately his hobby stage of guiding the 1996 international champions. Sri Lanka are seeking out a everlasting train to update Mickey Arthur who had stepped down from the location in December final 12 months. Former Sri Lankan pacer Rumesh Ratnayake is serving as intervening time train for the Australian excursion
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“We are with inside the manner of seeking out a countrywide train. If (Langer is) to be had we would love to have a talk to him, to peer his hobby levels”, stated de Silva as quoted as announcing with the aid of using the Daily Mirror.
At the identical time, the veteran all-rounder additionally made it clean that Lanka wishes a train who may be a `father determine` to the gamers of the green squad as they do now no longer have any senior gamers on the moment.
“You want to recognize the gamers` mindset,“ he stated. “We don`t have any senior gamers along with those we`ve had withinside the past, Mahela (Jayawardene), Sanga (Kumar Sangakkara), Sanath (Jayasuriya), those sort of gamers. You want to essentially have a person who knows and will become a father determine and additionally to mitigate the language barrier”, he stated.
Under Justin Langer`s training stint, the Aussies did pass directly to lose again-to-again domestic Test collection in opposition to India in 2018/19 and 2020/21 respectively but, completed because the semifinalists in World Cup 2019, retained the Ashes on England soil later that 12 months, gained their maiden T20 World Cup in November 2021 and accompanied it up with an Ashes triumph Down Under with an unassailable 4-zero lead.