Worth the Wait: The story of my playing career


The appointment of Darren Lehmann as Australia’s head cricket coach was a shock after the removal of South African, Mikey Arthur, as national coach. Here in Darren’s Lehmann’s autobiography of his playing career, we can reflect on who Darren is and how Darren was shaped by his playing career — and why perhaps the team and Australian fans have taken to him so completely. Darren Lehmann was a highly respected batsman. But for a long time he was a champion-in-waiting. Named 12th man for Australia at just 19, he waited 8 years in the wilderness for a chance in the national team. When he was finally called up to the team he understood the high standards and responsibility that representing read more

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ISBN:

9781742709680

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

288

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Sport , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 November 2014

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)