Darren Lehmann, former coach of the Australian men’s cricket team and a former player, is joining Macquarie Sports Radio’s ‘Summer of Cricket’ commentary team.
Lehmann joins Macquarie Media as part of the company’s new six-year agreement with Cricket Australia.
Macquarie Media will feature coverage of every ball bowled of all the Domain Test Series, Gillette One Day and T20 Internationals, the KFC Big Bash League and the Commonwealth Bank Women’s International Series on its new Macquarie Sports Radio network.
Adam Lang, CEO of Macquarie Media, said: “I am pleased to welcome Darren Lehmann to our team.
“Not only is he a true Australian character, he has a unique perspective as both a former player and coach, and will now be able to share his expertise with listeners on our new network, Macquarie Sports Radio.
“Our commentary team has become established as one of the favourite destinations for cricket fans across all formats of the game.
“Our audiences love the passion, enthusiasm, insight and professionalism that Macquarie Radio’s Summer of Cricket team brings, and we look forward to growing that further across the next six years.”
Commenting on his new role, Lehmann said: “I’m excited to be joining Macquarie Radio’s Summer of Cricket and can’t wait to get started. It’s a great team and we’re going to have a lot of fun.
“It’s an opportunity for me to share an insight into how the Australian team runs and the intricacies of each player. I love the game I played and coached and want to see it continue to grow. I love the players – always have and always will.”