News – Cricket: Jake Lehmann had never taken a first-class wicket before Sunday.

Summary

  • HIS dad famously had to wait an eternity for his baggy green but Jake Lehmann could be set to cap off a whirlwind rise through the ranks with a Test debut in the Ashes.
  • The son of Australian coach Darren Lehmann is certain to be in the mix for the vacant No.
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  • Aussie great Simon O’Donnell says selectors already know what the team for the first Test at the Gabba will be but may be tempted to include Lehmann if he tons up again in his next Shield match.
  • Lehmann has joined the race with the likes of Glenn Maxwell, Hilton Cartwright, Shaun Marsh, Travis Head and Marcus Stoinis for the final middle order berth, but none of his rivals have made a compelling case in the whites at the start of the domestic season.


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