In the Australia cricket team, Darren Lehmann is a left handed batsman and slow left arm orthodox bowler. Yorkshire, Victoria, South Australia and Rajasthan Royals are some of the other teams for which he has played.
Lehmann debuted in One day International cricket on 30th August 1996 at Colombo in a match between Sri Lanka and Australia. He was asked to bat at the No. 7 position where he scored 2 runs in 4 balls. He bowled 6 overs in which the batsmen scored 26 runs. Sri Lanka won this match by 4 wickets with 25 balls to spare. Lehmann’s Test debut took place at Bangalore against India and this match was played from 25th to 28th March 1998. In the 1st innings, he bowled 7 overs, out of which 1 was maiden, conceded 27 runs and took 1 wicket. He scored 52 runs off 67 balls at the No. 5 batting position. He was deprived an opportunity to bowl or bat in the 2nd innings. Australia was victorious in this match by 8 wickets.
Lehmann scored 1798 runs at a batting average of 44.95 in 27 Test matches. His batting strike rate was 61.80 and he hit 214 boundaries, 10 sixers, 10 fifties and 5 centuries and took 11 catches. He bowled 974 deliveries during which 412 runs were scored and 15 wickets were taken. His bowling average was 27.46, bowling strike rate was 64.9 and economy rate was 2.53. In 117 One day Internationals, Lehmann scored 3078 runs at a batting average of 38.96 and took 52 wickets at an economy rate of 4.83.