Pakistan still tough without Saeed Ajmal, says Darren Lehmann
Pakistan still tough without Saeed Ajmal, says Darren Lehmann

Australian coach Darren Lehmann said Wednesday Pakistan remain tough opponents despite the loss of offspinner Saeed Ajmal, thanks to their ability to unearth exciting new talent in big series.

Saeed Ajmal ban 'good for the game': Darren Lehmann
Saeed Ajmal ban 'good for the game': Darren Lehmann

 Ahead of Australia's bilateral series against Pakistan in the UAE, coach Darren Lehman has said ICC's decision to ban spinner Saeed Ajmal is "good for the game". Lehmann-coached Australia will play Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates in two Tests, three ODIs and a Twenty20 International in October.

Lehmann says Muttiah Muralitharan will become Oz`s inside man

Former Australian cricketer and current national team coach Darren Lehmann said Sri Lankan spin great Muttiah Muralitharan will become the squad`s inside man on the October Test tour against Pakistan.

Australia plays down `weak against spin` talk despite World T20 fallout

Australia has reportedly refused to accept that their top order is weak against spin bowling despite the glaring statistics from the World Twenty20 that highlight their weakness.

Warner may replace Watson as opener for remaining Ashes Tests

Australian batsman David Warner may reportedly replace all-rounder Shane Watson at the top of the order for the rest of the Ashes if the Australian cricket chiefs come to a positive conclusion.

Flintoff says Oz batsman `aren`t up to the task` of winning summer Ashes

Former England skipper Andrew Flintoff has said that he believed that the Australian batsmen are not up to the task of taking away the Ashes urn from England this summer given that they are 2-0 down in to the series.

McDermott `keen` to rejoin squad under Lehmann`s regime

Former Australian bowling coach Craig McDermott has expressed a keen desire to return back into the national coaching set-up under the new regime of Darren Lehmann.

New Australia coach Lehmann eyes Ashes glory

Darren Lehmann insisted it was still possible for Australia to win the Ashes despite the upheaval that led to his appointment as the new head coach of the national side.

Hope Gilly-Lehmann combine recreates magic of 2009: Hussey

Adam Gilchrist and Darren Lehmann have done it in the past, albeit for a different team, but their countryman David Hussey says the Australian duo has the ability to recreate the magic with Kings XI Punjab and lead the side to its maiden IPL triumph in the current season.

Lehmann emerges as candidate to replace Arthur: Report

Australia`s coach Mickey Aurthur faces a tough task to save his job following the debacle in the Test tour of India, with former player Darren Lehmann emerging as a candidate to replace him, according to reports.

Duminy is doubtful for Sunday’s RCB game: Lehman

South African batsman J P Duminy is a doubtful starter for Deccan Chargers against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier League match on Sunday.