Justin Langer

by Pravash 11 Jul,2022
Justin Langer
Body Stats
Weight 68 kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Justin Lee Langer
  • Birth Place Perth, Australia
  • Famous Name Justin Langer
  • Father Colin Langer
  • Father Nationality Australian
  • Mother Joy-Anne Langer
  • Mother Nationality Australian
  • Net Worth $10M
  • Salary N/A
  • Current team N/A
  • Nationality Australian
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Cricketer
  • Famous for Cricket
  • Came to fame after Cricket World CUp
  • Started career as Cricket Player
  • Currently Working For N/A
  • Currently Married Married
  • Married to Sue Langer
  • Divorce No
  • Children 4
  • Religion Christian
  • World Cup Game Played

Justin Langer is a legendary Australian former cricket player who played for the Australian national team. Langer had played Test and ODI cricket in his days. He also captained the Australia ODI and Test Team. Justin Langer is one of the most successful batsmen in Australian cricket history. Following his playing career, Langer was appointed the Australian Men's National Team Coach.

As an opening batsman for Australia in test matches in the early and middle 2000s, Langer, a left-handed batter, is most known for his combination with Matthew Hayden, regarded as one of the most successful ever. Langer represented Western Australia domestically by participating in Middlesex and Somerset's English county cricket teams. He now owns the Australian first-class record for runs scored.

Who is Justin and his personal life?

Justin Lee Langer, known as Justin Langer, was born on November 21, 1970, in Perth, Australia. Langer grew up in Perth and attended Australia School. Langer had attended Newman Collge and Aquinas College. Justin's parents are reportedly from Australia. His father, Colin Langer, 's occupation details are unknown, and his mother's name is Joy-Anne Langer.

JustinJustin Langer SOURCE: https://cricketaddictor.com/

Justin also does not claim that he has accumulated any siblings or not. Justin Langer is a nephew of Rob Langer, who was also a professional Australian Left-handed Cricketer during the 1970s and 1980s. He is  5 feet and 10-inch tall and weighs 68 kg. Carnes has grey eyes and short brown hair. Justin is born with the Aquarius birth sign.

Who is Justin Married to?

Justin Langer is a married athlete. Sue Langer, an Australian woman, is married to Langer. What she does in her working days is not known as of now. When they were in high school, Justin proposed to Sue, and since then, they have been in a relationship. Later, Justin married his high school sweetheart in 1996. Since then, they have been sharing a special bond.

JustinJustin Langer with his wife and two daughters SOURCE: https://www.foxsports.com.au/

Justin and Sue are the parents of four daughters. Their daughter's name is Ali-Rose, Grace, Sophie, and Jessica. Ali-Rose is their eldest daughter, while Jessica is their youngest daughter. So, as of now, Justin lives in his home in Australia with his daughter.

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Justin Langer International Career

In January 1993, Langer made his Test debut at the Adelaide Oval against the West Indies. He was met with hostility when playing against a potent West Indian bowling attack, and the rest of the Australian squad took a beating from their fast bowlers as well. After only scoring 20 runs in the first innings, Langer led Australia in scoring with 54 runs in the second, leading Australia in a legendary chase that came up just two runs short. Langer only scored 11 runs in his two innings in the fifth and final Test of the series, which was largely decided by the bowling of Curtly Ambrose and Ian Bishop.

Before dropping in 2001 after failing to capitalize on many starts during Australia's 2-1 defeat in India, Langer batted at number three. The only occasion Langer ever bowled at the Test level was during the second Test in Kolkata when V. V. S. Laxman and Rahul Dravid held off the Australian attack for most of the fourth day, forcing skipper Steve Waugh to test practically all of his players as bowlers.

LangerLanger on Australian Test kit SOURCE: https://en.wikipedia.org/

In the 2004 Perth Test, Langer singlehandedly outscored the whole Pakistani team. While Pakistan made 179 and 72, he scored 191 and 97. It was the first time in a Test that a player was dismissed in the 190s and 90s. In their encounter against the West Indies in December 2005, he served as the Prime Minister's XI captain. Langer led an unsuccessful Australian squad in scoring during the 2005 Ashes series with 391 runs. In the final exam, he achieved his highest score of 105.

After that, Hayden and Langer's opening pairing came under increasing criticism. There were calls for the combination to be replaced with a younger pairing to guarantee the team's stability and future. The Australian selectors supported the tandem, though, and Langer's injury during the 2006 Summer Series was the only thing that prevented it from continuing. For two tests, Mike Hussey and Phil Jaques took their position. After that, Langer sustained many injuries, putting further pressure on the selectors to replace him with Phil Jaques, a developing talent. Jaques was passed over for the 2007 Ashes series, which ended up being Langer's final. In the first test, Langer struck an 80 and a century, but the going became tough.

The net worth of Justin

A left-handed opening batsman for Australia, Justin had a successful cricketing career. He had played in several foreign cricket leagues. This suggests that he had probably earned a significant sum of money. He has previously led the Australia Cricket ODI and Test squads during his playing days.

LangerLanger holding national flag SOURCE: https://www.thecricketmonthly.com/

He spent two hard years coaching Australian Men's Cricket after retiring from professional cricket. He also makes a sizable sum of money coaching. In addition to his cricketing and coaching careers, he also used to profit from several sports brands and businesses. Therefore, we may assert that he received a sizable income during his professional career. According to different sources, Justin has a net worth of $10M.

He is a martial artist with the provably first-degree black belt level of Shodan-Ho in Zen Do Kai. Langer is the author of five novels. From Outback to Outfield: A Revealing Diary of Life on the County Cricket Circuit was the title of his debut book. The Power of Passion, his second autobiography, was published in 2001 following his recovery from a catastrophic situation. Ashes Frontline, Seeing The Sunrise, and Keeping My Head are his third, fourth and fifth books.

After retirement as a Player

At the end of his professional career, Langer kept his post-retirement plans a secret. Thus, rumors of a coaching role with Middlesex and an open offer to return to Somerset in some capacity started to circulate in the media. As a batting instructor and mentor, Langer was named assistant coach of Cricket Australia's Test squad under national head coach Tim Nielsen in November 2009.

JustinJustin Langer SOURCE: https://www.icc-cricket.com/

After Lachlan Stevens' departure in November 2012, Langer was promoted to the senior coach of Western Australia and the Perth Scorchers with a contract that ran through the conclusion of the 2015–16 season. Langer was added to the West Coast Eagles football team's board in July 2017.

The Australian cricket team's head coach, Langer, was confirmed as the team's coach in May 2018. Andrew McDonald was named Langer's assistant coach in October 2019. He led Australia to the 2019 Cricket World Cup semifinals, where they fell to England by an 8-wicket margin. Before the match, Langer had Australia walk barefoot around Edgbaston's perimeter to catch "good energy emanating from the land."

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