[caption id="attachment_811420" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-811420" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Darren-Lehmann-AFP.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="353" /> Lehmann had earlier coached Brisbane Heat in 2012-13 season. @ AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/darren-lehmann/">Darren Lehmann</a> is set to return to coaching for the first time since the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ball-tampering">ball-tampering incident</a> after he was announced as the coach of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/big-bash-league">Big Bash League</a> (BBL) franchise <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/brisbane-heat">Brisbane Heat</a> on Wednesday. <p></p> <p></p>According to a report in the <em>Daily Telegraph</em>, Lehmann, who quit as <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/australia/">Australian</a> coach in the aftermath of the incident that saw <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/steven-smith/">Steve Smith</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/david-warner/">David Warner</a> being handed 12-month suspensions, while <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/cameron-bancroft/">Cameron Bancroft</a> escape with a nine-month ban, has got the top job at Brisbane Heat, edging out Queensland coach Wade Seccombe. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/in-james-pattinson-darren-lehmann-sees-valuable-ashes-prospect-801951">In James Pattinson, Lehmann sees valuable Ashes prospect</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Lehmann has been busy doing radio commentary for Fox Cricket and Macquarie Sports Radio this summer and will take over the reins from former New Zealand captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/daniel-vettori/">Daniel Vettori</a>, who quit his post at the end of Big Bash League this season. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/india-vs-australia-2018-steve-smith-should-have-had-more-control-over-the-ball-tampering-scandal-darren-lehmann-783597">Steve Smith should have had more control over the ball-tampering scandal: Darren Lehmann</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Lehmann had earlier coached Brisbane Heat in 2012-13 season. They won the title that year after causing an upset in the final against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/perth-scorchers">Perth Scorchers</a> at the WACA Ground.