Sydney: Australian coach Darren Lehmann has said that his team isn`t thinking about England`s mounting problems ahead of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
According to The Daily Telegraph, Lehmann and Nathan Lyon have praised Graeme Swann despite the England spinner retiring mid-tour.
However, the Australian coach insisted his focus was solely on his own squad and wouldn`t be drawn on the myriad problems engulfing the tourists before the Boxing Day Test, the report said.
Graeme Swann`s mid-Ashes series retirement announcement has shocked many people in the cricket community, not least Australia coach Darren Lehmann, the report added.
Lehmann lauded Swann`s 255-wicket Test career, but said the batsmen`s instructions to launch after his bowling had been important to his team`s 3-0 series lead, the report mentioned.