Darren Lehmann      

Full name Darren Scott Lehmann

Born February 5, 1970, Gawler, South Australia

Current age 44 years 320 days

Major teams Australia, Rajasthan Royals, South Australia, Victoria, Yorkshire

Nickname Boof

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Other Coach

Height 1.76 m

Relation Brother-in-law - C White, Son - J Lehmann

Darren Scott Lehmann
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 27 42 2 1798 177 44.95 2909 61.80 5 10 214 10 11 0
ODIs 117 101 22 3078 119 38.96 3784 81.34 4 17 227 14 26 0
First-class 284 479 33 25795 339 57.83 82 111 143 0
List A 367 341 61 13122 191 46.86 19 94 109 0
Twenty20 17 17 4 381 48 29.30 323 117.95 0 0 43 2 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 27 25 974 412 15 3/42 6/92 27.46 2.53 64.9 0 0 0
ODIs 117 62 1793 1445 52 4/7 4/7 27.78 4.83 34.4 1 0 0
First-class 284 9458 4540 130 4/35 34.92 2.88 72.7 0 0
List A 367 6371 4767 172 4/7 4/7 27.71 4.48 37.0 2 0 0
Twenty20 17 13 228 256 11 3/19 3/19 23.27 6.73 20.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v Australia at Bangalore, Mar 25-28, 1998 scorecard
Last Test Australia v Pakistan at Melbourne, Dec 26-29, 2004 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 30, 1996 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Pakistan at Sydney, Feb 6, 2005 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1987/88
Last First-class South Australia v Western Australia at Adelaide, Nov 23-25, 2007 scorecard
List A debut 1988/89
Last List A South Australia v Western Australia at Adelaide, Nov 21, 2007 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Victoria v South Australia at Melbourne, Jan 8, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Rajasthan Royals v Kings XI Punjab at Jaipur, Apr 21, 2008 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
11, 1/12 ACA Masters v Aust Indig Brisbane 16 Nov 2008 Other T20
17 Royals v Kings XI Jaipur 21 Apr 2008 T20
1 Royals v Daredevils Delhi 19 Apr 2008 T20
1/35, 167, 1/15 South Aust v West Aust Adelaide 23 Nov 2007 FC
0/23, 126* South Aust v West Aust Adelaide 21 Nov 2007 LA
1/47, 34 South Aust v NSW Adelaide 7 Nov 2007 LA
10, 0/15, 47, 1/47 South Aust v Tasmania Hobart 29 Oct 2007 FC
4, 0/19 South Aust v Tasmania Hobart 27 Oct 2007 LA
66, 36, 0/2 South Aust v West Aust Adelaide 8 Mar 2007 FC
34, 0/0, 29 South Aust v Tasmania Adelaide 1 Mar 2007 FC
Profile

A prolific run-scorer at domestic level in Australia and England, Darren Lehmann might have played more Test cricket but for the abundance of talented batsmen in Australia in the 1990s and early 2000s. As a stocky, free-scoring left-hander, Lehmann was able to treat spectators to an audacious mixture of aggression and deft finesse. Having arrived on the state cricket scene as a 17-year-old, Lehmann had played more first-class games and scored more runs than any other Australian before making his Test debut in Bangalore in 1998, although his record was later beaten by Michael Hussey. He initially struggled to hold down his Test spot but eventually bucked the trend of youth by establishing himself in the Australia side at 33 with a maiden hundred at Port-of-Spain in his tenth Test, and then two against both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in the next 12 months. Named stand-in vice-captain for the 2004 India tour when Ricky Ponting broke his thumb, Lehmann offered to give up his place to Michael Clarke after his amazing debut century at Bangalore, and limped out of the series after the third Test with a torn hamstring. He returned for the home summer but was dropped for good after struggling against Pakistan.

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Dec 5, 2014

Darren Lehmann spoke about how Australia will prepare for the first Test, Adelaide, December 5, 2014

Darren Lehmann spoke about how Australia will prepare for the first Test

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Nov 27, 2014

Aaron Finch and Darren Lehmann at St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney, where Phillip Hughes was treated for a head injury, November 27, 2014

Aaron Finch and Darren Lehmann at St. Vincent's Hospital

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Sep 6, 2014

Darren Lehmann shakes hands with Dale Steyn, Australia v South Africa, tri-series final, Harare, September 6, 2014

Darren Lehmann shakes hands with Dale Steyn

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Notes

Walter Lawrence Trophy 2000

State Player of the Year - 2000

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2001

State Player of the Year - 2001

State Player of the Year - 2002

Wisden Australia Cricketer of the Year 2004-05

Country Fixtures Country Results
Scorchers v Strikers at Perth - Dec 22
Strikers won by 1 wicket (with 2 balls remaining)
Hurricanes v Syd Sixers at Hobart
Dec 23, 2014 (19:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne
Dec 26-30, 2014 (10:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 18:30 EST | 17:30 CST | 15:30 PST)
Scorchers v Melb Reneg at Perth
Dec 26, 2014 (16:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
Syd Thunder v Syd Sixers at Sydney
Dec 27, 2014 (19:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
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