Justin Langer, the new coach of the Australia Cricket team, favored former captain Steve Smith, and according to him, Smith did not properly handle the ball-temporarily dispute during the Cape Town Test. During the Test series against South Africa, Australian player Cameron Bancroft was found to be bowling ball tampering. After this, Warner and Smith was banned for 1-1 years, while a 9-month ban was imposed on Bancroft.
According to the report printed in the Australian media, Langer said, “There was a time when we did not like opposing teams because we used to play spectacular cricket and because of this we also managed to win, if your opposition team is good, You may have reason to not like it, although for the last one year there is a lot to hear about the Australian team. Longer play. After hearing the ball Tampering case I was almost dead. Failed I think Steve Smith as captain and he also failed to handle the case. ”
Although Langer praised Steve Smith for batting and said that he works very hard and no one can doubt it.
Australia’s team has gone on a tour of England for a five-match ODI series and a T20 match at this time. In the first ODI at the Oval, the visiting team had to face defeat by England’s hands.
The Australia team is currently undergoing a change. With the absence of David Warner and Steve Smith, the team’s batting looks very weak, but in the captaincy of new captain Tim Paine, the Kangaroo team will want to return to this series. The second match of the series between Australia and England will be played in Cardiff on Saturday.