India Today – Australia coach Justin Langer defended his team as Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to say he had never before seen an Australia as defensive as the one playing against India at Adelaide.

Summary

  • Australia coach Justin Langer defended his team as Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to say he had never before seen an Australia as defensive as the one playing against India at Adelaide.
  • Langer was quick to point out that India captain Virat Kohli wildly celebrated all of Australia’s wickets and in the current scenario, if the Australians had done it, they would be ripped apart.
  • Langer, however, felt that the current Australian batting line-up needs time and experience to settle into their roles in Test cricket and everyone needs to be patient with them.
  • “Whereas we’ve got a team at the moment who are very inexperienced in Test match cricket, particularly our batting side.
  • Langer termed Adelaide as “a brilliant Test wicket” and said the slow scoring rate was because of the surface to a large extent.


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