Sydney - Coach Darren Lehmann has been cleared to join Australia's Test team
in New Zealand after suffering from deep vein thrombosis, Cricket
Australia said on Thursday.
Lehmann has been sidelined since January 23 after he was admitted to a Sydney hospital with a swollen calf.
coach Michael Di Venuto replaced him for Australia's Twenty20 series
against India and the one-day international tour of New Zealand, which
started in Auckland on Wednesday.
All the games have been lost.
has received clearance from specialists in Australia to travel on
Saturday and return to work," Cricket Australia's chief medical officer
John Orchard said in a statement on Thursday.
Lehmann will fly to
Wellington and remain there until Australia's first Test against New
Zealand starts on February 12. The second Test is in Christchurch on
Di Venuto was confirmed as acting ODI coach for the Wellington match on Saturday and Hamilton on February 8.
New Zealand thrashed Australia by 159 runs in the opening one-day international.