Darren Lehmann calls on former Australia cricket greats for Ashes answers

Among the key figures at the forum to discuss Australia's dwindling fortunes and its remedies were Justin Langer, Greg and Ian Chappell, Ricky Ponting, Tom Moody and all the state coaches.

updated: October 10, 2013 15:21 IST
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Sydney: Coach Darren Lehmann gathered some of the country's top cricket minds Thursday to discuss ways Australia can improve their batting before the return Ashes series against England starting next month.

Lehmann talked for over four hours with a group of 20 former Test stars in Sydney to seek solutions to the Test team's batting inconsistency.

The Australians lost the Ashes series in England 3-0 in July-August. They are desperate to put Alastair Cook's tourists under pressure from the moment the first Test starts at Brisbane's Gabba ground on November 21.

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