Justin Langer believed releasing Australia's big names to join the IPL, whose revised dates are yet to be announced, will be essential as a goodwill gesture.
Justin Langer said it was "really hard" breaking the news to Graeme Hick -- as tough as "facing Curtly Ambrose and Courtney Walsh without a helmet and a box on".
Australia coach Justin Langer says beating India in their own den remains the ultimate test and their numero uno status will be put to test when they clash with the Virat Kohli-led team.
Justin Langer termed the Test series defeat to India in 2018-19 a huge "wake-up call" and a difficult time in his life.
Australia coach Justin Langer believes resuming cricket behind closed doors when it is safe to do so will have "great value" for the public, deprived of action by the coronavirus shutdown.
Justin Langer said he remains in regular contact with his players and has no doubt they will observe ongoing fitness and training regimes while in isolation.
Justin Langar asked his players to take on Virat Kohli but warned them not to cross the line between banter and abuse.
Justin Langer said Australia are searching for a limited overs finisher, something he felt former India captain MS Dhoni is a master of.
Australia's three-game ODI series against New Zealand begins Friday and Justin Langer said there were no plans to change how the team interacts in the dressing room or on the field.
Former greats like Shane Warne, Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist have signed up for a charity game to raise money for victims of Australia's bushfires.
Bill Dean, the 80-year-old Australian cricket fan, thanked Justin Langer for his gesture, saying: "You have put years on my life".
When India toured Australia earlier this year, the hosts were without the services of Steve Smith and David Warner, who were serving suspensions for their involvement in the infamous ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.
Mitchell Marsh injured his bowling hand after he punched a dressing room wall during a Sheffield Shield match on Sunday.
Justin Langer said Steve Smith admitted his exploits -- 774 runs in just seven innings -- left him mentally and physically shattered.
David Warner had a horrendous Ashes 2019 with Stuart Broad dismissing him seven times during the series.
Justin Langer's backing could not have come at a better time for David Warner as he has failed to open his account in the last three innings.
Australia head coach Justin Langer defended his players' celebration and said, "I was there, I know the truth, they were talking about Chris Rogers".