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‘A difference between banter and abuse’ – Justin Langer vows to put ‘fun’ back into sledging | Cricket Bats | England

“Sledging is fun!” says Australia’s new coach! Okay, so Justin Langer was referring specifically to the “banter” (note: definitely NOT abuse …) that flies across the table when he and his daughters are playing the card game UNO. However, there was a steely message lurking within an otherwise amusing metaphor, as he and Tim Paine, […]

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Paine promises to cut Australia’s sledging | Cricket Bats | Australia

Australia will tone down their sledging under new Test captain Tim Paine as the team try to repair their damaged reputation following the ball-tampering controversy in South Africa which led to three players being handed significant bans. Paine was named the new Test captain when Steven Smith was suspended for the final Test in Johannesburg […]

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