I hope Stuart Broad 'cries and goes home': Darren Lehmann

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Published: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 13:37 [IST]
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London, Aug 21: Coach Darren Lehmann wants Australian crowds to target England paceman Stuart Broad and make him "cry" and "go home" when the team visits Down Under for the Ashes series this year-end.

Lehmann is still upset with Broad for what he calls "cheating" and not walking after he edged the ball to first slip at Trent Bridge in the first Ashes Test of the series.

'I hope Broad cries and goes home'

Broad stood his ground after edging to first slip and umpire Aleem Dar failed to spot the nick. This let to a massive controversy.

Lehmann said his players have not forgotten the incident. "Certainly our players haven't forgotten, they're calling him (Stuart Broad) everything under the sun as they go past," Lehmann told "Triple M" radio station ahead of the fifth and final Test.

"I hope the Australian public are the same because that was just blatant cheating. I don't advocate walking but when you hit it to first slip it's pretty hard.

"From my point of view I just hope the Australian public give it to him right from the word go for the whole summer and I hope he cries and he goes home," Lehmann said.

The fifth Test starts today at The Oval. England have won the series and hold a 3-0 advantage.


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