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Pat Cummins explains Justin Langer departure, responds to ex-player criticism

Australian captain Pat Cummins has denied Justin Langer's intense style of coaching was an issue, instead pointing to the widespread feedback suggesting the time was right for a new voice in the change room as the reason for his departure. Cummins has been heavily criticised for his failure to back...
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Pat Cummins says Australia need ‘more collaborative’ coach than Justin Langer

Australia’s Test captain Pat Cummins has broken his silence four days after Justin Langer’s departure, saying there was never any issue with the coach’s “intensity” but the side needed a “calmer” and “more collaborative” approach.At a Wednesday press conference, Cummins told media that the team and support staff appreciated the ex-coach’s style.The captain added: “I think the players benefit from a more collaborative approach. A big theme this summer was to be more calm, more composed. That’s been the feedback from the players, staff and Cricket Australia (CA) that that’s the direction we want to take the team.”Cummins praised Langer...
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Justin Langer acknowledges key issues as resignation letter revealed

Justin Langer acknowledged he'd lost the support of some players and staff in his resignation letter to Cricket Australia. The former coach walked away from the job on Saturday after knocking back a six-month contract to stay in the role through to the T20 World Cup. Cricket Australia, as well...
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Justin Langer resigns as Australia men's coach, effective immediately

Australian men's cricket coach Justin Langer has tendered his resignation. This comes amid weeks of speculation regarding the 51-year-old's status in the top job, and follows a Cricket Australia board meeting on Friday. Sports Agency DESG - of whom Langer is a client - announced the news on Saturday morning.

Nasser Hussain: Why Ricky Ponting or Justin Langer would fit as England's next head coach

Silverwood and former managing director Ashley Giles were both sacked this week, following England's 4-0 Ashes thrashing in Australia, with Graham Thorpe also leaving his position as assistant coach. Langer is a possible to contender to replace Silverwood, with interim managing director of England men's cricket Sir Andrew Strauss refusing...

Australian Cricket: Coach Justin Langer resigns as coach

Justin Langer has resigned as head coach of the Australia men's team. The 51-year-old's contract was expiring in June and Cricket Australia (CA) said he turned down a short-term extension. He took over the role in 2018 following Australia's ball-tampering scandal against South Africa, but leaves having won the T20...