Abrasive Justin Langer must smooth the mood | Tristan Lavalette

There’s a popular anecdote that often gets shared around Western Australian cricket circles.
In 2013 on a mid-winter’s day in Perth, in the heart of the off-season where cricket is relegated to the backdrop amid Australian rules football revelry, then Western Australia/Perth Scorchers coach Justin Langer dined with his long-time close friend and former teammate Mike Hussey.
The two WA cricket legends were at a popular bistro not far from the famed WACA where the pair shared so much blood, sweat and tears over the years. Hussey’s glittering international and Sheffield Shield career had end...

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