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Darren
Lehmann

Superbly talented cricketer turned Australian coach.

Profile

Former Australian Cricketer Darren Lehmann has long been a crowd favourite since he first appeared on the national scene as a 17 year old. With his own unique approach to sport, both on and off the field, Darren has carved out a very long and very successful career which continues to this day.

Current work

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Previous experience

Cricket: A full time batter and part time bowler, Darren spent the majority of his cricket career representing South Australia in Domestic Cricket, and Yorkshire in the England Championships. From 1996-2005 he represented Australia, where highlights include 5 Test Match Centuries and 4 One Day International Centuries, amongst Ashes and Cricket World Cup victories.

Coach: Darren has had a successful post playing career as a coach in the Indian Premier League, Australian Domestic Cricket, and the Big Bash League. Most recently he was coach of the Australian National Cricket Team. After four and a half years at the helm, Darren resigned in March 2018 and has since taken on a role with the Cricket Australia National Performance Squad.

Speaker: Darren continues to be a sought after and well revered speaker, with Cricket, Teamwork and Leadership amongst his key Presentation Topics.

Playing Career Highlights include:
• 27 International Test matches
• 117 International One Day matches
• 284 First Class matches
• 367 List A Cricket matches
• Sheffield Shield Championship in 1995/96 with South Australia
• England County Championship in 2001 with Yorkshire
• Holds the record for the most runs in the history of the Sheffield Shield/Pura Cup, with 12,971

Coaching Career Highlights include:
• Indian Premier League Championship in 2009 with the Deccan Chargers
• Sheffield Shield Championship in 2011/12 with Queensland Bulls
• Ryobi Cup Championship in 2012/13 with Queensland Bulls
• Big Bash League Championship in 2013 with the Brisbane Heat
• Australian National Team from 2013-2018

Expertise
Topics

Sport

  • Cricket
Feedback
“Darren was exactly what we expected and more. His ability to work the room and make everyone feel important - a skill very few possess, was top shelf. He recounted some great cricket anecdotes and stories but made relevant to our key management. Sport and business have many parallels and Darren was able to move between the two effortlessly. We look forward to seeing him again” Royal Bank of Scotland Equities (Australia) Limited
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