Darren Lehmann to have heart surgery after health scare on 50th birthday
By: Reuters |

Published: February 6, 2020 9:46:02 am

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann will have heart surgery (Source: Reuters)

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann will have heart surgery on Saturday after struggling a health scare on his 50th birthday on Wednesday.

The former take a look at batsman suffered chest pains whereas on the Gold Coast to watch his son Jake Lehmann captain the Cricket Australia XI towards the touring England Lions.

He was resting in a Brisbane hospital on Wednesday and can endure heart bypass surgery on Saturday, Cricket Australia mentioned.

“I would like to thank everyone in the Australian cricket family for their concern,” Lehmann, who coaches the Brisbane Heat in Australia’s Big Bash T20 league, mentioned in an announcement.

“I am receiving the best of medical care and am confident I’ll be back on my feet soon.”

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