Justin Langer reveals why Steve Smith didn’t captain the Australia team

Sudev Haldar
3 years ago

Australia loses its second T20I at Sydney Cricket Floor on Sunday, December 6 by 6 wickets.

Australia was out the companies of their skipper Aaron Finch and aggressive opening batsman David Warner.

The cricket followers anticipated to see former skipper Steve Smith once more donning the captain hat for Australia.

Everybody was left stunned when wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade walked out of the dressing room for the toss earlier than the beginning of the second T20I sport.

Australian pacer Pat Cummins, who can also be the vice-captain of the limited-overs crew, has been rested for the T20I collection towards India.

This raised loads of speculations on why the administration is just not handing the management duties to an skilled skipper like Smith. The Australian head coach Justin Langer lastly answered the million-dollar query in interplay with Fox Sports activities.

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Nevertheless, a sure course of must be adopted handy him the captaincy duties once more. The top coach additionally asserted that Steve is displaying the character of an excellent chief even with out the title for the time being.

Talking to Fox Sports activities, Langer stated, “Matty Wade was the vice-captain, Steve Smith has carried out an excellent job previously, there’s a course of most likely to undergo until he turns into captain once more. We’ll undergo that. He’s doing all the suitable issues to indicate management with out a title for the time being.”

Notably, Steve Smith and David Warner have been banned from the sport of cricket for one yr after they have been discovered responsible within the Ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in 2018. Together with the 2 batsmen, the bowler Cameron Bancroft was additionally handed a 9 -month ban from the sport.

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