11 Updates
Lehman and Clarke re-live the old, and look to the new
Photo Credit: Ryan Pierse, Getty Images

Lehman and Clarke re-live the old, and look to the new

Jul 10 2013, 3:18am CDT | by

London, July 10 (IANS) As Australia counts down the final hours till the first ball is bowled in a bumper back-to-back Ashes Series, coach Darren Lehmann and captain Michael Clarke recalled their past playing days and how their relationship works now as Coach and Captain.

London, July 10 — As Australia counts down the final hours till the first ball is bowled in a bumper back-to-back Ashes Series, coach Darren Lehmann and captain Michael Clarke recalled their past...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Lehman and Clarke re-live the old, and look to the new

Jul 10 2013, 3:18am CDT | by

London, July 10 (IANS) As Australia counts down the final hours till the first ball is bowled in a bumper back-to-back Ashes Series, coach Darren Lehmann and captain Michael Clarke recalled their past playing days and how their relationship works now as Coach and Captain.

London, July 10 — As Australia counts down the final hours till the first ball is bowled in a bumper back-to-back Ashes Series, coach Darren Lehmann and captain Michael Clarke recalled their past playing days and how their relationship works now as Coach and Captain.

Lehmann and Clarke first played together for Australia in 2003 and went on to play seven Tests and 18 ODIs.

It has been well documented that Lehmann was prepared to step down from the Australian squad to allow young players, like Clarke, to come through the ranks; something that Clarke remembers well.

"He thought if it meant him standing down for me to stay in the team, then he was willing to do that, which was very nice for me as a young 23-year-old. I certainly didn't expect that and I was more than willing to sit back and wait my turn because he was a great player and I enjoyed playing with him," Clarke said.

Lehmann also recalls Clarke's early days in the Australian side.

"He was exciting at that age and the way he played the game, with that attacking brand of cricket and that certainly hasn't changed over the years," said Lehmann.

Clarke spoke of his connection with Lehmann since they stopped playing together.

"I have always stayed in contact with him and every time we are in Queensland I have seen him and caught up.

"I have really enjoyed the last week, it's been nice to get back and spend some time with him and talk about cricket. As a young kid in the Australian team I used to spend a lot of time with him and sit and talk and learn about all the great things about cricket, and its been nice this week to re-live a few of those memories," Clarke said.

Both coach and captain recognise what one other brings to the team and also what similarities they share.

"I think our minds, in regards to the way we play on the field, are very similar. He was quite an aggressive player who liked to keep the game rolling and I think we have a lot in common there," Clarke said.

"Michael will have a big input in the day-to-day running of the team and out in the field the coaching staff will certainly let him run it his way. He is an aggressive player as we know and an aggressive Captain, which is pretty much what I like anyway," said Lehmann.

"He has done a great job so far with the captaincy role and now he can just concentrate on that. We have become very close very quickly and we are going in the same direction," Lehmann added.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
11

17 hours ago

Aussie downfall was plotted from Sydney

Oct 31 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Fox Sports Australia

PAKISTAN coach Waqar Younis has explained how he plotted Australia’s Test series downfall while living just a stone’s throw from Michael Clarke ...
Source: Fox Sports Australia   Full article at: Fox Sports Australia
 

 
Update
10

1 day ago

Michael Clarke call 'not in the spirit of cricket'

Oct 30 2014 5:02pm CDT | Source: Stuff.co.nz

Australian captain Michael Clarke says he tried just about everything to dismiss Pakistan's batsmen by the end of day one. The bad news is he still has to find a way to take another e ...
Source: Stuff.co.nz   Full article at: Stuff.co.nz
 

 
Update
9

1 day ago

Aussies on knees after day one disaster

Oct 30 2014 8:59am CDT | Source: Fox Sports Australia

A record-breaking knock by Younis Khan helped Pakistan pummel Australia on a disastrous day one for Michael Clarke’s men ...
Source: Fox Sports Australia   Full article at: Fox Sports Australia
 

 
Update
8

1 day ago

Australia vs. Pakistan, 2nd Test, Day 1: Highlights, Scorecard and Report

Oct 30 2014 8:35am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Pakistan moved themselves into a commanding position at stumps on the first day of the second Test with Australia, as bat dominated ball on a placid pitch in Abu Dhabi. The toss always looked likely to be vital, and so it proved. Taking advantage of skipper Misbah-ul-Haq’s success, Pakistan’s batters powered to 304 for 2 at the close of play. Carrying on from where he left off in the first Test, Younis Khan was once again totally dominant, ...
Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report
 

 
Update
7

1 day ago

Clarke’s hands tied in Doolan axeing

Oct 30 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Fox Sports Australia

AS the smoke cleared from the Glenn Maxwell bombshell, attention turned to the forces behind the coup and consequences for ...
Source: Fox Sports Australia   Full article at: Fox Sports Australia
 

 
Update
5

2 days ago

Michael Clarke: We know we can play a lot better

Oct 29 2014 6:06am CDT | Source: Cricbuzz

Australia's loss at Dubai was their fifth consecutive flop in Asia, after being routed 4-0 in ...
Source: Cricbuzz   Full article at: Cricbuzz
 

 
Update
4

2 days ago

Pakistan vs. Australia 2nd Test: Date, Live Stream, TV Info, Preview

Oct 29 2014 6:01am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Pakistan lead their two Test series against Australia 1-0 after completing a massive 221-run win in the first match. Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu DhabiDate: Thursday, 30 OctoberStart Time: 10 a.m. local (7 a.m. BST)Live On: Zee Cinema (UK), Fox Sports (Australia) Weather:  AccuWeather.com forecasts a hot five days ahead, with temperatures of over 35 degrees Celsius expected. There's no threat of rain, so there shouldn't be any interruptions.    Overview If ...
Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report
 

 
Update
3

3 days ago

Clarke: Aussies must be more forceful

Oct 28 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Fox Sports Australia

MICHAEL Clarke writes Australia must do everything in their power to win the second Test and square the series after the disappo ...
Source: Fox Sports Australia   Full article at: Fox Sports Australia
 

 
Update
2

5 days ago

Clarke sees light in the gloom

Oct 26 2014 11:23am CDT | Source: Cricket news from ESPN Cricinfo

Michael Clarke believes his players have improved in Asian conditions since their horror tour of India last year, despite the scorecard in Dubai s ...
Source: Cricket news from ESPN Cricinfo   Full article at: Cricket news from ESPN Cricinfo
 

 
Update
1

5 days ago

Same Old Problems Plague Australia as Pakistan Romp to Victory in 1st Test

Oct 26 2014 10:45am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

In the immediate aftermath of defeat, it didn't take long for Michael Clarke to sum up how Pakistan had so comprehensively dismantled Australia in Dubai this week. "[They] beat us in all three facets," the captain said plainly after his side had been handed a 221-run mauling, per ESPN Cricinfo. Frankly, it's hard to argue with him. With the bat, Pakistan were better. With the ball, Pakistan were better. In the field—an area where Australia are rarely beaten—Pakistan we ...
Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

German Bundesliga standings
Berlin, Nov 1 (IANS) Following are the German Bundesliga standings after Friday's match (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.
 
 
Koji Uerhara Signs 2-Year, $18M Deal With Boston Red Sox
Koji Uerhara Signs 2-Year, $18M Deal With Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox signed closer Koji Uerhara to a two-year, $18 million deal on Oct. 30.
 
 
Lahiri hoping for memorable debut at WGC-HSBC Champions
Shanghai, Oct 31 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri will be hoping for a memorable debut when he takes his place among the game's elite at next week's $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions.
 
 
Corinthians, Fluminense to meet Bundesliga pair in Florida Cup
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 (IANS) Brazilian football clubs Corinthians and Fluminense will compete against Germany's Bayer Leverkusen and FC Koln in the Florida Cup in January.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

German Bundesliga standings
Berlin, Nov 1 (IANS) Following are the German Bundesliga standings after Friday's match (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Bayern Munich...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Indian appointed to UN peacekeeping panel
United Nations, Nov 1 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has appointed Abhijit Guha, a retired Indian Army Lieutenant General, to a high-level panel to assess UN peace operations. Announcing the formation of the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Kim Kardashian wants to loose 10lb
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who shed weight after the birth of her daughter last year, is keen to loose 10lb (about 4.5 kg) more. She talked about loosing weight while talking to Grazia...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
US, EU to meet Iran over nuke talks
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Oman early next month for meetings with his Iranian and EU counterparts to push for a comprehensive deal over Tehran's nuclear programme by Nov...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Amanda Bynes to remain under conservatorship
Amanda Bynes is set to remain under a conservatorship. A lawyer claiming to represent the 28-year-old actress, who was released from a psychiatric treatment facility in Pasadena, California on Thursday (10.30.14) after...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Ben Affleck broke Jennifer Lopez's heart
Jennifer Lopez says Ben Affleck was the first guy who broke her heart. The 'Booty' hitmaker, who got divorced twice before she started dating the 'Gone Girl' actor in 2002, was completely devastated when they ended...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Alicia Key's son is ready to be a big brother
Alicia Keys' son is ''so ready'' to be a big brother. The 33-year-old singer and husband Swizz Beatz are set to welcome their second child into the world on New Year's Eve (12.31.14) and says their four-year-old Egypt...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
UN warns of worsening food crisis in Somalia
United Nations, Nov 1 (IANS) A UN food agency Friday warned that poor rains in Somalia may worsen the country's food crisis, a spokesperson said. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) issued the warning that an...
Read more on Business Balla
 
1.26 mn uprooted Iraqis need shelter: UN
United Nations, Nov 1 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that some 1.26 million internally displaced people (IDPs) throughout Iraq need shelter and basic supplies, UN...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Price expects ghosts in new house
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Singer Katie Price feels that her new house is going to be full of ghosts. She recently moved into a west Sussex nine-bedroom mansion with husband Kieran Hayler and her five children. She's...
Read more on Celebrity Balla