Australian Test captain Tim Paine has strongly supported Justin Langer, declaring the embattled coach will be in charge for the Twenty20 World Cup and the Ashes.
Paine was speaking after being summoned to an emergency meeting with white ball captain Aaron Finch and vice-captain Pat Cummins by Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings and chief executive Nick Hockley on Wednesday night to discuss Langer’s intense coaching style.
“We’ve had some really robust conversations amongst our leaders in the last few days and we’re really looking forward to the next six months with JL,” Paine told his SEN radio show in Hobart on Friday.
“We’re looking forward to the World Cup, we’re looking forward to the Ashes, it’s an exciting period for any cricketer. If anything, I think we’re heading into that…