In what could be referred to as a sensational revelation, former Australian head coach Justin Langer obtained engaged in a heated argument with Cricket Australia chairman Richard Freudenstein following his resignation earlier this yr. The southpaw was provided a short-term extension in February which he refused. Notably, a number of reviews said that Langer’s depth triggered unrest within the dressing room and plenty of senior gamers weren’t happy with the identical.
As Langer wasn’t provided a considerable contract, the Australian cricket fraternity went berserk with former cricketers popping out within the southpaw’s defence. The likes of Mitchell Johnson and Ricky Ponting lashed out at CA officers for not recognizing Langer’s efforts and contributions. Even a number of senior gamers of the workforce additionally got here beneath the scanner.
The final six months of my teaching profession had been probably the most gratifying interval: Justin Langer
Throwing extra mild on the episode, Langer recalled his heath dialog with Freudenstein after his resignation. “The very first thing he stated to me was: ‘It should make you’re feeling so good that every one your mates are supporting you within the media,’” Langer stated whereas talking at a Chamber of Commerce and Business WA occasion in Perth on Wednesday (Might 25).
“I stated: ‘Yeah it’s performing chairman, however with all due respect, these mates are additionally the all-time greats of Australian cricket. They’re the material of Australian cricket. They’re Australian cricket. Additionally they work all world wide in cricket. So yeah, I’m glad my mates are taking care of me. Think about if you happen to had have. Paradoxically, the final six months of my teaching profession had been probably the most gratifying interval of 12 years of teaching,” he added.
Langer additional talked concerning the ‘politics’ within the camp and the way it affected his job. “Not solely did we win all the pieces, however I had power, and I had focus, and I used to be pleased — moreover the bulls*** politics.” In the meantime, the previous Aussie opener has been changed by Andrew McDonald, who additionally served as interim coach after Langer’s exit.