Darren Lehmann: Worth the Wait


One of Australian cricket's biggest names and most entertaining characters, Darren Lehmann talks candidly about his life - friends, enemies, team mates, tragedies, regrets and the incredible highs and lows of an astounding career in cricket - in this refreshingly honest and engaging autobiography. Lehmann draws the reader back to those first games of street cricket with local kids in Gawler, South Australia, to turning down an early offer to join the Australian Cricket Academy (much to the horror of some), and relives the thrill of being picked to play for Australia for the first time, only to have his hopes dashed and be named 12th man at the last minute. In one of Australian cricket's most fascinating read more

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ISBN:

9781740663304

Format:

Paperback

Dimensions:

20cm x 13cm

RRP:

$19.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 August 2005

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Darren Lehmann

Darren Lehmann was a prolific run-scorer at domestic level in Australia and England before becoming coach of the Australian cricket team. As a free-scoring left-hander, Lehmann treated spectators to an audacious mixture of aggression and deft finesse. Due to the abundance of talented batsmen in Australia in the 1990s and early 2000s Lehmann had played more first-class games and scored more runs than any other Australian (except Mike Hussey)