Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann to undergo heart bypass surgery

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann will undergo heart bypass surgery this week after being admitted to hospital with chest pains, Cricket Australia has announced.

Lehmann, who was on the Gold Coast to watch son Jake captain the Cricket Australia XI against the touring England Lions, was taken to hospital in Brisbane on his 50th birthday.

“Former Australia batsman and coach Darren Lehmann will undergo bypass surgery on Saturday after suffering chest pains on the Gold Coast today,” Cricket Australia said on its website.

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