sport news Australia announce Justin Langer replaces Darren Lehmann as new head coach on ...

Darren Lehmann stepped down as Australia head coach back in March His decision followed the notorious Australian ball-tampering scandal Justin Langer has taken over as head coach after signing a four-year deal The former Aussie cricketer expects 'significant challenges' on the road ahead 

By Pa Reporter

Published: 22:35 BST, 2 May 2018 | Updated: 22:38 BST, 2 May 2018


Australia have appointed former opening batsman Justin Langer as their new head coach.

The 47-year-old, who played 105 Tests and eight one-day internationals for his country making his last Test appearance in 2007, has signed a four-year deal to take over from Darren Lehmann.

Lehmann stepped down from the role in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in March, which also led to the suspension of skipper Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and

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