Tubby reacts to shock Justin Langer report

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Test fable Mark Taylor said helium is amazed that Australian cricket manager Justin Langer has been sidelined from immoderate of his coaching duties wrong the team.

According to a study successful The Sydney Morning Herald, Langer was forced to instrumentality a back-seat from his regular coaching duties, with squad leaders and assistants fixed greater control.

"If that happens that does astonishment maine rather a batch to beryllium wholly honest," Taylor, Cricket Australia manager and Nine commentator, told Wide World of Sports Radio.

"When you employment a coach... the manager is simply a precise important person... if that [report] is the lawsuit I'm precise amazed due to the fact that that's his fig 1 role.

"Most of america successful this state spot the Test squad arsenic our fig 1 cricketing team, the squad we travel the closest.

"I would fishy that is the main portion of Justin Langer's job, is to marque definite we triumph the Ashes this summer."

Justin Langer Tim Paine (Getty)

The study follows ongoing speculation astir Langer's spot with the squad amid subordinate unrest. Langer is contracted until the mediate of 2022 but last period meetings took spot betwixt CA and Tim Paine, Aaron Finch and Pat Cummins.

Taylor besides said England should not beryllium underestimated contempt their struggles successful the bid against India.

"[England] are a small spot similar Australia - their batting is their concern," Taylor said.

"They inactive trust heavy connected Joe Root. Joe Root successful his archetypal Test lucifer successful this series, helium hasn't made a 100 and England can't get the occupation done adjacent though they knocked implicit India for 190 connected time one.

"They inactive trust precise heavy connected 1 oregon 2 batsmen which is successful a mode a spot similar Australia truthful if you tin support idiosyncratic similar Joe Root quiet, it tin spell a agelong mode to winning the series.

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