Langer and Tye have worked together in the Perth Scorchers in BBL and Western Australia camp. It is learnt that former Australian opener is responsible for the discovery and development of the bowler from anonymity.
Previously, Darren Lehmann resigned from his post as the coach of the Australian cricket team, in the aftermath of the ball-tampering row.
“He is the best man for the job (considering the circumstances). I have worked closely with J.L., and he has been a good mate for years now,” Andrew Tye told cricket.co.au.
Tye cited out his personal experience at Western Australia, where the former baggy green changed the fortune of the struggling domestic team.
“When he took over, things were not so good at Western Australia, but he turned it around. He is definitely the right man for the (Australia) job,” Tye cited out.
Still harbour a dream of a wearing the ‘Baggy Green’: Tye
Making his way into the national team in the recent ODI series against England, and the subsequent Trans-Tasman T20I series, Tye now aims to don the baggy greens for his country.
However, the likes of Starc, Hazlewood, and Cummins, along with Beherendorff and Sayers, make it difficult for Tye to feature into the squad.
“Definitely, (I want to play Tests). I still harbour a dream of a wearing the ‘Baggy Green’ for Australia,” Tye said.
“I will never give up that dream, but I also understand that my particular skill set is more suited to the shorter formats at the moment,” concluded Andrew Tye