IPL 2024 [WATCH]: Justin Langer Explains the Story Behind Kicking the Bin During the Ashes - Latest Global News

IPL 2024 [WATCH]: Justin Langer Explains the Story Behind Kicking the Bin During the Ashes

Justin Langerthe head coach of Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)told the story of his frustration during Game 3 of the Ashes 2019. England were in a favorable position against it AustraliaAnd Ben Stokes single-handedly managed the turnaround and secured victory for England. Langer vividly remembers his boiling anger leading up to the memorable incident when he kicked the trash can in frustration in that crucial inning.

Justin Langer remembers the moment

When asked by a fan, Langer explained the crucial moment. He emphasized the importance of defeating England and stressed that in this particular Test match, England only needed four runs to secure victory. Stokes was next to the goal line Jack Leach when the critical incident occurred during field operations. Pat Cummins threw the ball Nathan Lyonswho failed to grab him, causing him to miss the opportunity to leave.

Consequently, England won the game by just one wicket. In the heat of the moment, Langer’s frustration boiled over, resulting in him kicking a nearby garbage can, an act that was captured on video and quickly shared online. Shortly afterwards, however, Langer realized his mistake and immediately returned the trash can to its proper place.

Here is the video:

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Match-winning partnership from Ben Stokes and Jack Leach

In the third Test match, England found themselves in a precarious situation, needing 359 runs to win in the final innings. The target seemed daunting, especially as they stumbled with a shaky start, losing two wickets with just 15 runs on the board. However, Joe Root (77) and Joe Denly (50) formed a resilient partnership, adding 126 runs and revitalizing England’s chances. Despite these efforts, England continued to lose wickets at a steady rate.

With the score at 286 runs and 9 wickets, England had just one wicket left and needed 73 runs to secure victory. Stokes and Leach advanced to the crease and formed a crucial 76-run partnership that ultimately secured victory for England. Stokes’ unbeaten score of 135 earned him the Player of the Match award, recognizing his exceptional performance.

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