[caption id="attachment_717178" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/voges.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-717178" alt="Adam Voges, Western Australia" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/voges.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Adam Voges ended his Test career with an average of almost 62 Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Former Test batsman <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/adam-voges" target="_blank">Adam Voges</a> has replaced <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/justin-langer" target="_blank">Justin Langer</a> as the new head coach of Western Australia and the Perth Scorchers, officials said Thursday. The 38-year-old, a former WA captain who led the Scorchers to two of their three Big Bash League titles, takes over from Langer, who is now in charge of the national team. <p></p> <p></p>Voges, who played 20 Tests, scoring 1,485 runs at 62, including five centuries, finished his 15-year playing career after this season's BBL. <p></p> <p></p>[link-to-post url="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/justin-langer-would-have-tampered-the-ball-if-asked-to-711018"][/link-to-post] <p></p> <p></p>"We already have strong foundations in WA and I'm looking forward to building on them, the values, the structures and the people are all excellent," he said. <p></p> <p></p>"The high-performance staff are some of the best in the country, even in the world." <p></p> <p></p>Voges also had English county stints with Hampshire, Nottinghamshire and Middlesex along with a spell in the Indian Premier League with the Rajasthan Royals.