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Lehmann recalls horror of playing at `demonic` Perth pitch as teenager

Australian coach Darren Lehmann has revealed that the first ball he ever faced at the WACA ground in Perth during his Test career is one he can never forget because it knocked him out stone cold.

How Darren Lehmann became known as `Boof`

Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann`s former classmate Johnny Giannitto has been revealed as the man who famously gave him the nickname for which he has become renowned around the world, `Boof`.

Lehmann urges fans to keep the pressure on England

Australia coach Darren Lehmann added fuel to the fiery Ashes series on Friday by urging Australia fans to keep the heat on England and said he wanted his own team to continue playing "aggressive, in-your-face" cricket.

Lehmann admits Oz team culture `needs improvement`

Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann has fronted a Cricket Australia board meeting in Melbourne, that addressed the issue of improvements in the culture of the team ahead of a critical Ashes summer.

Lehmann `most powerful national coach` in two decades, reports Oz media

The Australian media has compared current national coach Darren Lehmann to Bob Simpson, who took the position of coach after a period when Australia went 14 Tests without a win and called him the most powerful coach of the country in two decades.

Arthur predicts pace showdown in series against South Africa

Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur has foreshadowed a pace showdown in the upcoming series against South Africa, and added it will give some of his top six batters the opportunity of forging a long Test career.