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Much like the spectre of bitter politicians aggrieved at being knifed in the back by colleagues, the messy Justin Langer saga continues to cast a shadow over Australian cricket while threatening to destabilize the national men’s team amid a transition into a new era.

Langer, who was a key part of Australia’s heyday as a hard-nosed batter who overcame adversity to become a legendary opener, resigned in February ending a tumultuous six-month period which paralyzed the national cricket governing body, while creating a gulf between the current and golden generation of Australian cricketers.

As the calendar flips into the Test summer, when the Australian public switches into cricket mode, Langer has lit a fuse after an extraordinary candid interview where he attacked anonymous “cowards” that leaked against him and criticized captains Pat Cummins and Aaron Finch for a lack of transparency.

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