Justin Langer Complimented Indian players by saying “Never, ever underestimate Indians”
After an unexpected defeat of Australia against India, Justin Langer Australia’s head coach on Tuesday said that he has learnt of the massive lesson from the setback is “never, ever, ever underestimate the really tough players” from that country.
A shocked Australia’s head coach Langer appreciated India for the lion-hearted effort and to win Border-gavaskar trophy 2-1, even though playing with a second string side.
The loss that India faced in Adelaide after being decimated for three days in the series opener has lowered India’s test score of 36 in the second innings.
Langer in an interview with Channel 7 said that, “it was an incredible test series and in the end there is always a winner and a loser. Today test cricket is the winner. India deserved full credits. It’s going to hurt us big time. They have been outstanding but we have learnt lesson from it.” He also added that, ” First of all never take anything for granted and secondly never ever underestimate the Indians.” Langer also appreciated efforts of Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja though they were suffering from injuries they remarkably fought back after Adelaide debacle.
India has Found new starts such as Washington Sundar, Mohammad siraj, Shubman Gill, and Shardul Thakur who totally surprised the Aussies with the spirit of never-say-die. Langer said that, “I can’t compliment India enough. They haven’t gone aways after that first test match which we won in three days. The big lesson for us is that you can’t take anything for granted, India never got away.
Appreciating Rishab Pant Langer said ” It was an amazing effort by Rishabh pant, pant’s innings reminded me of Ben Strokes’ innings. He walked in and he was fearless and it was and unbelievable innings.
Complimenting Young cricketer Shubman Gill Langer said ” I thought gill batted very well (91) their young bowling attack has kept us under pressure throughout the match and as I said India deserves full credit.” At last he added that “I am proud of the way those four guys fought so hard.” he signed off.