News – JUST six weeks after standing down as coach of the Australian team, Darren Lehmann has landed a new contract role with Cricket Australia in the national performance program.

Summary

  • JUST six weeks after standing down as coach of the Australian team, Darren Lehmann has landed a new contract role with Cricket Australia in the national performance program.
  • CA’s website carried a story with the news, saying Lehmann would work under national performance program head coach Troy Cooley.
  • He will work in the role until October, focusing largely on the program but also other pathways in the CA set-up.
  • Lehmann left his position as national coach on March 29, in the wake of the ball-tampering fiasco in South Africa that resulted in year-long bans for captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner.
  • Cooley said it was great to have Lehmann on board.


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