Darren Lehmann excited by Australia challenge

Lehmann excited by Australia challenge
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Darren Lehmann expresses his excitement at being appointed the new coach of the Australian cricket team.

Darren Lehmann has expressed his excitement at being named the new coach of the Australian cricket team.

The 43-year-old was appointed on Monday following the sacking of Mickey Arthur.

"I'm excited by the challenge, looking forward to working with captain Michael Clarke and the team, and seeing them enjoy some success on this tour," Lehmann told reporters.

Lehmann has signed a two-year contract to take charge of the team.

Australia's Darren Lehmann photographed on May 1, 2004
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