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Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann takes up new job of grooming young cricketing talent in country- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

FirstPost.com (India) – Melbourne: Forced to step down as Australia’s coach owing to the ball-tampering scandal, Darren Lehmann will now groom young talent as part of a National Performance Programme, Cricket Australia announced on Wednesday.

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  • Melbourne: Forced to step down as Australia’s coach owing to the ball-tampering scandal, Darren Lehmann will now groom young talent as part of a National Performance Programme, Cricket Australia announced on Wednesday.
  • In his new role, Lehmann will work under Cricket Australia’s National Performance Programme head coach Troy Cooley.
  • Lehmann, who worked with National Cricket Centre in Brisbane before taking charge of the national team, will oversee the development of the National Performance Squad (NPS) over the winter months alongside Cooley, Ryan Harris and Chris Rogers.
  • File image of former Australia coach Darren Lehmann.
  • Getty ImagesThe 48-year-old Lehmann was appointed as head coach of Australia till 2019, but was forced to resign midway through his tenure following the Cape Town ball-tampering fiasco in March, despite being cleared of any wrongdoing.


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