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Australia cricket team coach Darren Lehmann to step down in 2019

by Athar Ansari Dec 25, 2017 • 14:56 PM

Melbourne, Dec 25 (CRICKETNMORE) - Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann will step down from his position after his contract ends after the next Ashes series in 2019.

"Darren Lehmann has confirmed that he will not seek to extend his tenure as Australia's coach beyond his existing contract, which is set to run out following the next Ashes series in 2019," Cricket Australia said in a statement on Monday. 

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The 47-year-old who played 27 Tests and 117 One-Day International (ODI) for Australia was appointed as the coach in 2013. He signed a contract extension last year which expires in October 2019. 

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