What ails a successful country about its unexpected surge to the top strongly suggests that there is a split within the team structure and the coaching department, which may indicate their own takes on the leadership roles, which have been questionable in the recent past.
Whatever the reasoning is, it is not a healthy culture to remaining at the top, and sanity and national pride has got to be paramount to maintaining the current status quo.
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Justin Langer has proved as a player that there is no compromise between being a winner and it had to be centred around hard work, guts and glory, but most importantly, integrity.
The lack of acceptance among the new group could well be the reason for the rift, which sadly will be the undoing of Australian cricket.