It had been closer compared to most likely a new large quantity of individuals thought.
Australia are unbeaten at the Gabba for that past 27 years along with invariably kick off their home summer from the ground using a resounding earn to put touring teams quickly about the again foot.
"(I) wouldn't thoughts a extra sleep simply because I stayed up and watched it," Lehmann, which assisted guide Australia to victory over New Zealand in the cricket world Cup final throughout March, informed reporters inside Brisbane.
"We want these to carry out because you want for you to earn test matches," he said.
Like many associated with his compatriots, Lehmann was a bit bleary-eyed about Sunday after remaining up late for you to watch the actual Globe Cup final in TV, an ultimately disappointing 34-17 loss for the globe champions with Twickenham.
Lehmann stated he expected the particular pair to create runs in the get-go.
Australia's batting was lamentable for giant elements of your 3-2 Ashes defeat within England and may even always be vulnerable contrary to the pace and swing associated with New Zealand's high quality attack led by Trent Boult as well as Tim Southee.
(Reporting by Ian Ransom; Editing by Amlan Chakraborty)
Two-test opener Joe burns and also Queensland captain Usman Khawaja, playing his first test inside over a pair of years, happen for you to be drafted in towards the top order and consequently are likely being keenly targeted.
"Everyone's got to make runs.
MELBOURNE: Australia's head cricket coach Darren Lehmann hopes the exam team could avenge the Wallabies' Rugby Globe Cup final defeat from the all Blacks using a victory in the series opener within Brisbane starting this week.
"From our perspective we'd like to have 1 back again about New Zealand and start the actual series well and (extend) that record yet another year."
New Zealand, however, will have higher hopes of upsetting Steven Smith's rebuilding facet following the retirements involving opening batsman Chris Rogers, former skipper Michael Clarke as well as all-rounder Shane Watson.
"Obviously it's really a different sport, we're very proud with the Wallabies with the means they went concerning it. We'd similar to all our batters to make runs and also help our bowlers, allow these time and energy to get twenty wickets.". (The) top six, in the event you take a glance at our last series, we didn't perform once we liked with the bat