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Darren Lehmann joins Macquarie Radio’s Summer Of Cricket


Former Australian coach Darren Lehmann is joining Macquarie Sports Radio’s Summer of Cricket.

One of the biggest characters in Australian cricket, Lehmann will provide an unparalleled insight into the game, both as a former player and as the most recent coach of the Australian men’s team. 

He is joining an established team featuring the most well-respected cricket commentators and experts on radio, as part of Macquarie Media’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 our new network, Macquarie Sports Radio.

Launched in April 2018, Macquarie Sports Radio airs across:

  • Sydney: 954 AM
  • Melbourne: 1278 AM
  • Brisbane: 882 AM
  • Perth and nationally: DAB+
  • Online: and via mobile app.

Lehmann said he wants to give Macquarie Sports Radio listeners a unique insight.

“I’m excited to be joining Macquarie Radio’s Summer of Cricket and can’t wait to get started,” he said.

“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. Go Aussies!”

Macquarie Media CEO Adam Lang 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.”

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Lehmann joined Mark Allen and David Schwarz on Macquarie Sports Radio Drive to make the announcement.

He says it’s been a big transition moving away from coaching but he can’t wait for what lies ahead.

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