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Darren Lehmann is a former Australian cricketer and current coach of the Australian Cricket Team. He played domestic cricket for his home state, South Australia, as well as for Yorkshire in England. He had great success as a player for both teams and he captained them both. In June 2013, he was appointed as head coach of Australia, replacing Mickey Arthur.

Brian Murgatroyd has been working as a print journalist, broadcaster and cricket administrator for more than 25 years. He has worked for leading news agencies Reuters and Agence France Presse, had two spells at leading United Kingdom broadcaster Sky Sports in its cricket production unit, served as media manager to both the England and Wales Cricket Board and Cricket Australia, commentated on various sports, including football, golf, tennis, beach soccer and cricket, for television and radio, and has previously written four books - three with ex-Australia captain Ricky Ponting and one with former England captain Alec Stewart. Brian also worked as the ICC's head of media and communications for four years and has worked at every ICC Cricket World Cup since 1992. He lives in Dubai with his wife and daughter.

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