Darren Lehmann has been handed a contract extension taking him through to mid-2017.
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Darren Lehmann has been handed a contract extension until mid-2017 by Cricket Australia (CA).
CA performance manager Pat Howard said Lehmann had created an excellent team environment since being names Australia coach in June 2013.
“We have been extremely pleased with the results Darren has achieved with the team since he came on board,” Howard said in a statement on Friday.
“He has helped create an excellent team environment that has seen players thrive. We want that to continue so we used the winter period to work through an extension to his current contract.
“Importantly it provides continuity for the team and certainty for Darren heading into a critical period for Australian cricket.”
Lehmann said he was proud of his achievements to date.
“I want to continue with the work we have done on and off the field with the team, as I feel we are heading in the right direction,” Lehmann said.
“I will be judged by results. If the team is not performing, then I am answerable.”
Australia face Pakistan in a two-Test series in Dubai beginning on October 22.