“[Mohammed Ali] says that the fight is won before you get in the ring, under the lights in the gym and on the streets, and I believe that as well. My preparation has been meticulous for this series. I had 12 rounds of boxing on Saturday; I’ve trained like a heavyweight fighter and now it’s business time. Australia versus England at Lord’s — it does not get better than that.”
Justin Langer, interviewed for the Times.
Everyone has been largely ignoring JL in the runup to the series. I wouldn't be so dismissive — he is a complete psycho, and a genuine run machine. Who has played a lot of cricket in England. And fantasises about beating the shit out of Steve Harmison.
*stop salivating with anticipation*