Former Australian Test captain Tim Paine has hit out at Cricket Australia’s (CA) handling of Justin Langer’s exit, labelling it as “embarrassing and unprofessional”.
Writing in his new autobiography, The Price Paid, Paine offered a telling insight into the ugly coaching saga which ended with Langer resigning after being offered a six-month extension.
A frank Paine admitted to being stunned when he heard the news of Langer’s short-term extension, believing his former coach was going to earn a two-year deal instead.
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“The news came that they’d offered him a six-month contract. What the f**k?” Paine wrote.
“To add to the insult, it had been dragged out. Time was wasted. I’ll never back down from my…