Ex-Australia coach Darren Lehmann quits social media – Here’s why

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January 7, 2020 7:33 PM

Lehmann has over 300,000 followers on his Twitter account.

The Australian all-rounder had been at the centre of controversy last year as well when the sandpaper gate took place in South Africa.

Former Australian coach Darren Lehmann quit social media after his Twitter account got hacked and was used to post disturbing messages after the attack on Iran. According to a report by AFP, Darren Lehmann said he was shocked and disturbed by events that had transpired and will be taking a break from social media for a while. The incident took place when the match between Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder was taking place in the Big Bash League. Lehmann is the coach of Brisbane Heat and was on the ground when the incident happened.

The tensions between Iran and the US have been running high and Lehmann’s account was used to promote anti-Iran messages. Lehmann has over 300,000 followers on his Twitter account. The Australian all-rounder had been at the centre of controversy last year as well when the Sandpaper Gate took place in South Africa. Darren Lehmann was the coach of the Australian team during the controversy and had soon resigned from his post after the incident.

 

 

Darren Lehmann has played 117 ODI games and 27 Test matches in his international career for Australia.

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