‘Players have been pretty quiet’: Hussey slams Langer for ‘coward’ remark | Cricket

Former Australia cricketer Michael Hussey is not more than happy with Justin Langer’s current feedback, the place he labeled the Australian gamers as “coward”. Langer spoke in size on his fallout with Cricket Australia, following which he had resigned because the coach of the nationwide crew. He made the remarks in an current interplay with the BackChat podcast.

Langer, nevertheless, clarified his remarks and rubbished alleged rift with a few of Australia’s present cricketers together with captain Pat Cummins. He said that his relation with Australian gamers is totally good despite the fact that he resigned because the coach, in February this yr.

Langer’s resignation got here after Australia’s T20 World Cup win in 2021, which was adopted by a spectacular present in opposition to England within the Ashes down below. Despite a powerful file, Cricket Australia handed Langer a six-month contract extension. In his closing days as Australia coach, studies emerged of gamers having an issue with Langer’s teaching type, thus influencing his resignation.

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Sharing his views on Langer’s feedback, Hussey said that the previous coach continues to be disenchanted with how issues have been dealt with, however felt the timing of his current remarks was “not ideal”.

“The timing of it is probably not ideal. (Langer’s) obviously still upset about how it all went down, and maybe it could’ve been handled a better from a Cricket Australia perspective,” Hussey advised foxsports.com.au.

Hussey additionally talked about it is pointless to make any distraction, because the Australian crew put together for the upcoming Test sequence in opposition to West Indies, ranging from November 30.

“My sense is the players have been pretty quiet on it all. They’ve sorted moved on, they just want to move on. There’s no point making it a distraction for them.

“They can’t afford to make {that a} distraction for them. They’re going to get requested about it however they’re simply going to have to give attention to their preparation for the Test,” he added.

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