“All we can do is try and get results. You see everywhere, if you get results, things look after themselves more often than not, don’t they?”
Last month, Finch said Langer had received “confronting” feedback from a detailed review of players and staff at a Gold Coast pre-tour camp.
As one source close to the team said: “They [Cricket Australia] have spent $100,000 on reviews and keep getting the same result.”
Langer wields enormous power as a coach and selector, with players fearful of approaching him directly about his intense style.
During the documentary The Test, first aired in March last year, veteran batsman Usman Khawaja told Langer his players were “intimidated” by the coach and “walking on eggshells” during a team meeting in late 2018.
While there is an easy argument to suggest Khawaja’s form has cost…