Darren Lehmann
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"Darren Scott Lehmann" is a former Australian cricketer and the current coach of the Australian cricket team. Lehmann made his One Day International/ODI debut in 1996 and Test cricket/Test debut in 1998. He was on the fringes of national selection for the entirety of the 1990s, and only became a regular in the ODI team in 2001 and Test team in late 2002, before being dropped in early 2005. Primarily an aggressive left-handed batsman, Lehmann was also a part-time left arm orthodox bowler, and was known for his disregard for physical fitness and modern dietary regimes. He announced his retirement from first-class cricket in November 2007. He coached the IPL teams Deccan Chargers from 2009 to 2012 and Kings XI Punjab in 2013. He coached Queensland cricket team/Queensland during the 2010/11 KFC Twenty20 Big Bash in place of Trevor Barsby, who had resigned. In June 2013, Lehmann replaced Mickey Arthur as the coach of the Australian cricket team, only two weeks before the 2013 Ashes series. Though Australia lost that series 3-nil, Lehmann went on to coach the side to a 5-nil victory in the 2013-14 series less than five months later.

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They played very well (but) we missed a couple of chances, and dropped Clarke.

Yeah we haven't played well for the last few years, but we've been in a development role with getting some young kids involved, and that's been fantastic for us so now it's a case of really starting to play well.

It's better to be top than chasing it. NSW managed to beat us on the fourth day in Sydney after winning the toss with the whole Test side, so I wouldn't mind playing them without the Test side, put it that way.

If we had held our chances and fielded a bit better we would have won the game quite comfortably.

We've got some experienced blokes back, we're lucky enough to have Matthew Elliott come across, Jason back, Greg Blewett and myself, so that gives us some sort of basis with experience, and mix that with young guys we'll expect to play well, and we will play well.

I'd hope they would give him (Gillespie) another go but, if they were to replace him, I would replace him with the youth of Tait.

He has really improved this year and he is the guy they [selectors] need to really look after and play in the next couple of one-day series to get him to the World Cup.

When I first started they put the beers on ice. Now they put the players on ice.