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Australia coach Darren Lehmann to join the side in New Zealand after illness
Australia coach Darren Lehmann to join the side in New Zealand after illness

Lehmann was diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis during Australia’s home series against India.Australian cricket team's head coach Darren Lehmann will return to the side on Saturday subsequent to being given medical clearance to return to work after he was diagnosed on January 23 with deep vein thrombosis.The former left-handed batsman missed the final One-Day International (ODI) and the three-match Twenty20 International home serie

Feb 5 2016
Darren Lehmann and Michael Hussey excited by Michael Clarke's return
Darren Lehmann and Michael Hussey excited by Michael Clarke's return

Clarke announced retirement from the sport in 2015Welcoming the news that Michael Clarke intends to reverse his retirement decision, coach Darren Lehmann and former star batsman Michael Hussey have said the former skipper's experience could prove invaluable to Australia's Twenty20 ambitions.Clarke, who scored 8,643 runs in Tests and 7,981 in One-Day Internationals (ODI), quit after last summer's Ashes series and will play for Sydney g

Jan 31 2016
Australia's stand-in coach Di Venuto lauds India's performance in the T20 series
Australia's stand-in coach Di Venuto lauds India's performance in the T20 series

Di Venuto said that Australia have been thoroughly outplayed in all departments of the game.Michael di Venuto, who stepped into the shoes of Australian head coach Darren Lehmann, following the latter’s absence after being diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis, conceded that his side have been thoroughly outplayed by India in all departments of the game in the ongoing T20 series, IBN Live reports. Australia head into the third and final T

Jan 30 2016
Australia coach Darren Lehmann will miss the ODI series against New Zealand
Australia coach Darren Lehmann will miss the ODI series against New Zealand

He will be fit to resume work in the coming weeks.Australia head coach Darren Lehmann will not travel to New Zealand for the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series starting on February 3 as he awaits medical clearance to fly after suffering Deep Vein Thrombosis, Cricket Australia announced on Tuesday."Darren is in good health and feeling well at the moment but is still awaiting medical clearance for us to be satisfied that it is safe

Jan 26 2016
Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann hospitalised
Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann hospitalised

Lehmann was hospitalised after here suffered from Deep Vian Thrombosis ahead of the 5th ODI of the VB Series.Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann has been hospitalised with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) here on Saturday.Lehmann reported a swollen left calf to the team's medical staff ahead of the fifth One-Day International (ODI) against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground and was immediately referred for a scan that revealed the issue. Th

BBL 15/16: Lehmann Jr's last-ball six gives Strikers thrilling victory
BBL 15/16: Lehmann Jr's last-ball six gives Strikers thrilling victory

The shot by Jake Lehmann that won the Strikers a breathtaking encounterThe Adelaide Strikers won a thrilling contest against the Hobart Hurricanes at the Adelaide Oval on Wednesday as they won by six wickets in the very last ball. With the victory, the Strikers have now fixed their place in the semi-finals of the Big Bash League.Jake Lehmann, son of Australian coach, Darren Lehmann turned out to be the hero for the Strikers as he hit a six off th

Jan 13 2016
Five things to look forward to in the India-Australia series
Five things to look forward to in the India-Australia series

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will helm a new-look side for the Australia series A new year always brings something different with it. There is a period of new hopes, newer dreams and plans for improvement. A fresh outlook is also a key ingredient of a nascent year. India's limited-overs teams, chosen for ODIs and Twenty20 internationals in Australia, have the licence to embark on the tour without the baggage from the last six or seven months

Jan 11 2016
Coach Lehmann unhappy with Australia's 'no-ball wicket gang'
Coach Lehmann unhappy with Australia's 'no-ball wicket gang'

James Pattinson dismissed Carlos Brathwaite twice after oversteppingThe Australian side did hammer down the West Indies in the current series but there has been a serious issue with their pacers. The Australians are getting the wickets they want, but there have been constant instances when they took a wicket and it turned out to be a no-ball because of the bowler overstepping. Australia’s coach Darren Lehmann is not happy with the team&rsqu

Dec 31 2015
EagleEye Tracker manufacturer claims responsibility for Jason Holder's LBW incident
EagleEye Tracker manufacturer claims responsibility for Jason Holder's LBW incident

Jason Holder during his knock of 68 in the fourth innings of the Boxing Day TestDifficult light conditions led to disruptive services of the ball-tracking and a system crash added to the problem when an LBW appeal against Jason Holder could not be tracked by the Eagle Eye Tracker on the final day of the Boxing Day Test Match.The old ball and excessive shadows created problems for the ball tracking cameras, thus the Eagle Eye Tracker manufacturer

Dec 31 2015
Langer to be Australia's coach for the 2016 Caribbean tour
Langer to be Australia's coach for the 2016 Caribbean tour

Justin Langer will assume responsibilities as coach for the ODI tri-series involving Australia, SA and WI in the Caribbean next yearAustralian coach, Darren Lehmann has confirmed that his former Test teammate, Justin Langer will take over the reins for Australia's ODI tri-series tournament to be held in June 2016 in the Caribbean. The tri-series will feature Australia, West Indies and South Africa.Lehmann, since taking up the Australian coach

Dec 27 2015
Christmas Special: 10 rare photos of cricketers celebrating Christmas
Christmas Special: 10 rare photos of cricketers celebrating Christmas

Professional sport can appear to be a tireless endeavour which is why it is essential for sportsmen to take some time off at times and indulge themselves. Just like any other festival, Christmas is celebrated by cricketers with much fun and frolic. Some love to party hard while others try to go easy knowing that they have a match to play soon. In this Christmas special story, we would like to bring to you 10 rare photos of cricketers which show

Dec 25 2015
Australia names squads for MCG, SCG Tests as Khawaja and O'Keefe return
Australia names squads for MCG, SCG Tests as Khawaja and O'Keefe return

Usman Khawaja returns to Australian Test squad.  Australia have named a 13-man squad for the Boxing Day Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) with injured batsman Usman Khawaja returning to the mix. Khawaja will have two matches for Sydney Thunder in the KFC Big Bash League in the lead-up to Boxing Day to fuel up his case for a recall in the Australian XI after his replacement, Shaun Marsh, made a valiant 182 in the compreh

Dec 12 2015
Visiting team should be able to choose whether to bat or bowl, opines Lehmann
Visiting team should be able to choose whether to bat or bowl, opines Lehmann

Darren Lehmann was open to any change that would benefit cricket Australian head coach, Darren Lehmann voiced his support for the scrapping of the coin toss after the English county decided to do away with the 272-year tradition. Under the new rules, the visiting team will be given the choice to bowl first, and only if they choose not to do so will there be a toss. Lehmann also expressed his opinions on four-day Test cricket, whic

Dec 3 2015
Michael Clarke critical of Darren Lehmann and Rodney Marsh for Australia's 2015 Ashes failure
Michael Clarke critical of Darren Lehmann and Rodney Marsh for Australia's 2015 Ashes failure

Clarke confirmed that Haddin had confronted Lehmann over his selection in the Test team Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke has revealed his displeasure over several of the team selections in the 2015 Ashes series which Australia lost 3-2, ESPNCricinfo reports. The 34-year-old was highly critical of head coach Darren Lehmann and chief selector Rodney Marsh for their approach during the ill-fated series. Though the scoreline suggested

Nov 22 2015
Shane Watson backs
Shane Watson backs "incredibly talented" Shaun Marsh

Shaun Marsh is yet to make a Test ton in Australia Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has complete confidence that Shaun Marsh, who has been picked for the third Test against New Zealand, will come good, reports cricket.com.au. Marsh, who was dropped from the Australian squad following their Ashes loss, makes a comeback to the side due to Usman Khawaja’s hamstring injury in the second Test at the WACA. While there have been questi

Nov 19 2015
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