Sydney: Australia coach Darren Lehmann made a journey of more than 3,000 kilometres to present his son, Jake, with his South Australia first-class cap.

Darren Lehmann
Darren Lehmann 

The morning after Australia had thrashed Afghanistan by 275 runs in the World Cup in Perth, Lehmann made the long journey to Adelaide.

"It was a very memorable moment," former Australia batsman Lehmann told

"He's done all the hard work and he deserves the opportunity so now it's up to him to do the rest," added Lehmann of his 22-year-old son.

"I'm very proud and excited for him. He's got a career ahead and now it's up to him to make the most of it."