Justin Langer says Australia are not feeling sorry for themselves | Al – AuthenticAfrican

Posted on by Ali Martin at Old Trafford

Coach tries to put defeat at Headingley behind them but Stuart Broad believes there will be scars

Justin Langer, Australia’s hugely quotable head coach, said he felt physically sick after watching Ben Stokes snatch the Headingley Test from his side’s grasp, such that he did not know whether to cry his eyes out or smash up his hotel room that evening.

The question now, as this summer’s Ashes heads into its final stretch at 1-1 starting with Wednesday’s fourth Test at Old Trafford, is how much the galling nature of that one-wicket defeat – the 10th-wicket stand of 76 between Stokes and Jack Leach, the fluffed run out, the declined lbw – has affected his players.

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