Langer receives backing from Cricket Australia

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Cricket Australia has fixed men's manager Justin Langer a ballot of assurance amid caller reports suggesting his tenure could soon travel to an end.

Langer's caller engagement successful a clash with a Cricket Australia staffer successful Bangladesh led to doubts implicit whether helium would proceed to pb the men's squad moving forward.

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However, the 50-year-old received backing from Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley successful a connection connected Wednesday evening.

"Justin has done an unthinkable occupation successful raising the culture, values and behaviours of the Australian men's squad since helium took connected the relation successful 2018. His efforts person restored nationalist religion successful the nationalist squad which is simply a broadside each Australian's tin beryllium incredibly arrogant of," helium said.

Justin Langer seems to person the enactment of the Cricket Australia committee contempt caller reports (Getty)

"He is contracted arsenic Head Coach done to the mediate of adjacent twelvemonth with the absorption present connected a palmy T20 World Cup run followed by the location Ashes defence successful what is 1 of the astir anticipated Series and summers of cricket successful Australia for galore years.

"Like galore successful the assemblage and astir the satellite the squad has had an highly disruptive and challenging 18 months during the pandemic. Despite those challenges the broadside has had large occurrence successful One-Day, Test and T20 cricket, erstwhile each players were available.  

"Justin, his coaching unit and the leaders wrong the squad person an arsenic important portion to play successful ensuring a palmy summertime up for the Australian cricket team."

It remains unclear whether Langer volition person an extension, with his archetypal four-year woody acceptable to tally retired successful the mediate of adjacent year.

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