Justin Langer slams Michael Vaughan over Steve Smith feedback


An upset Langer on Tuesday night time personally rang former England skipper Michael Vaughan and ex-paceman Darren Gough to convey his disappointment at their feedback.

Gough mentioned Smith was “plain dishonest” and “completely out of order” on talkSPORT radio whereas Vaughan labelled his actions as “very, very poor”.

Steve Smith's national coach Justin Langer has sprung to the star batsman's defence.

Steve Smith’s nationwide coach Justin Langer has sprung to the star batsman’s defence.Credit score:Getty

“I spoke to Michael Vaughan as properly, I assumed he was out of line truly. You get it from (a number of the critics), however I don’t anticipate it from (somebody like Vaughan). I do know he makes a residing out of constructing these types of feedback, however I assumed he was out of line,” Langer mentioned on SEN radio station on Wednesday morning.

“Every part [said] about Steve Smith is completely ludicrous, now we have fun that he is a bit quirky and a bit totally different, he shadow bats within the bathe, all he thinks about is batting. He definitely consciously wasn’t making an attempt to do something flawed.

“He was simply standing there excited about batting.

“He’s 100 per cent harmless on this. He did not do something on the pitch. If you realize something about cricket the wicket was like concrete, he would’ve wanted 15-inch spikes to make an indent, to do what individuals had been accusing him of doing and making an attempt to mess up Pant’s guard.

“Give me a break. I’ve by no means heard a lot garbage in my life.”

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