Langer receives backing from ex-Aussie skipper

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Former Australian skipper Mark Taylor says helium sympathises with Justin Langer, calling caller media scrutiny connected the men's manager "a small spot harsh".

With Australia losing consecutive T20 bid to the West Indies and Bangladesh successful caller months, Langer's aboriginal has go a large talking point.

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Originally signed to a four-year woody to regenerate Darren Lehmann pursuing the shot tampering ungraded successful 2018, Langer's woody comes to an extremity successful the mediate of adjacent year.

After the 50-year-old received a nationalist ballot of assurance from Cricket Australia during the week, Taylor besides went successful to bat for his erstwhile teammate.

"No uncertainty [he should proceed arsenic coach]," Taylor told 2GB's Wide World of Sports Radio.

Mark Taylor believes the media scrutiny connected his aged teammate has been 'a small harsh' successful caller times (Getty)

"As you are arsenic a manager these days, you're nether aggravated scrutiny, but I deliberation it's been a small spot harsh connected Justin Langer successful caller times.

"There is nary uncertainty helium took implicit astatine a pugnacious clip for Australian cricket, station the 'Sandpapergate' scenario. Since past we've had COVID, each sorts of restrictions left, close and centre.

"In caller times he's had to instrumentality a T20 squad to the West Indies and to Bangladesh [to] play connected low, dilatory wickets with a broadside minus [Aaron] Finch, [David] Warner, [Steve] Smith, [Glenn] Maxwell, [Pat] Cummins, [Josh] Hazlewood, each these sorts of names.

"I consciousness a spot atrocious for him. Unfortunately, the performances surely haven't been determination arsenic overmuch arsenic we expect from an Australian side, but I tin spot things turning astir precise quickly."

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