Achievements of Australian team under Justin Langer as coach

Justin Langer
Justin Langer

The Australian cricket board has announced that Justin Langer will no longer continue as Australia’s coach. Justin Langer is surely one of the best coaches Australia ever had. Langer made the Australian team one of the best in the world. He even won the world cup as a coach of the Australian team. In this article, we will see all the best moments and achievements of the Australian team under Justin Langer as a coach.

  • Langer himself was a great player of test for Australia and he started his coaching career in the Ashes series of 2019. Australia retained the title of Ashes in 2019 in England. The Ashes series of 2019 was drawn and as Australia was the former champions, they got the title of retaining the trophy.
  • Langer’s Australian team did a miracle in India in 2019 when they won both ODI and T20I series in India. They became the only team to win an ODI and T20I series in India when Kohli was the leader.
  • New Zealand was the first World Test Champions in 2021 but it was Australia who defeated Kiwis in the first edition of WTC. They clean-swept New Zealand in test series by 3-0 in 2020.
  • In the 2020 Border Gavaskar trophy Australia bowled out India on a score of only 36 in the second innings of the first test match. It was the lowest total in a test match since 1955.
  • Under Langer’s coaching Australia retained the No.1 position in ICC test rankings of teams.
  • Australia always faced criticism for their approach to the T20 format but the might Australians washed this myth under Langer’s coaching when they won their maiden T20 world cup in 2020 in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Langer’s run of coaching ended successfully in 2022 when they won the Ashes series at home by a 4-0 margin.
  • Talking about players’ development, Langer made the best pace attack of Australia when he groomed Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, and Josh Hazlewood. He made one of the deadliest bowling trios in the world. Marnus Labuschagne is also someone you can talk about as he came as a substitute for Steve Smith but ended as the No.1 test batsman in ICC rankings under Langer’s time.

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