Nathan Lyon: News

Born on November 20, 1987, Nathan Michael Lyon is an off-spin bowler and lower-order right-handed batsman, who plays all forms of cricket for the Australian Cricket Team. Regarded as one of the finest off-spin bowlers of Australia, Lyon made his international Test debut in 2011 and One Day International (ODI) debut in 2012 against Sri Lanka. He made his T20 International (T20I) debut in 2016 against India. As of 2021, Lyon has played 131 international matches and has maintained a bowling average of 33.10. As of June 2020, he was ranked the 16th Test bowler, and 20th all-rounder in the world, in the ICC Player Rankings. He holds the record of taking the maximum Test wickets by an off-spin bowler. In 2019, he was conferred with the Men’s Player of the Year Award at the Allan Border Medal ceremony.

13 Mar 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

Border-Gavaskar series: Decoding the astonishing stats of R Ashwin

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin finished with 25 wickets in the four-match Test series against Australia.

12 Mar 2023

Virat Kohli

IND vs AUS, 4th Test: Kohli's 186 headlines Day 4

India have forged their way back in the ongoing fourth and final Test versus Australia, thanks to Virat Kohli's remarkable knock of 186 runs.

Nathan Lyon becomes the most-successful visiting Test bowler in India

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has become the most successful visiting bowler in Tests in India.

08 Mar 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

ICC Test Rankings: Ashwin and Anderson share top spot

India's Ravichandran Ashwin and England pacer James Anderson share the top spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Bowlers.

07 Mar 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

R Ashwin set to complete 700 international wickets: Key stats

The fourth and final Test between India and Australia could see Ravichandran Ashwin completing 700 wickets in international wickets. He is 10 scalps away from the landmark.

Border-Gavaskar series: Notable stats of Australian spinner Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon played a major role in Australia's win against India in the third test of the ongoing Border-Gavaskar series in Indore.

India vs Australia, 3rd Test: Lyon's eight-fer powers visitors

Both Australia and India were rolled over once on Day 2 of the 3rd Test in Indore.

Nathan Lyon becomes most successful spinner against India (Tests): Stats

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon continues his exploits in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar series.

01 Mar 2023

Cheteshwar Pujara

Nathan Lyon dismisses Cheteshwar Pujara for 12th time: Key stats 

Nathan Lyon dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara for one in India's first innings in the ongoing third Test against Australia in Indore.

IND vs AUS, 2nd Test: Visitors lead by 62 runs 

India's lower order took center stage as the hosts compiled 262 against Australia on Day 2 in the second Test.

18 Feb 2023

Cricket News

Nathan Lyon claims his 22nd five-wicket haul in Tests: Stats

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon produced a solid display on Day 2 of the second Test versus India in Delhi.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Hosts bundled out on 262

India registered a first innings total of 262 in the second Test match against Australia.

Who is Australian spinner Matthew Kuhnemann? Here are his stats 

Australia's left-arm spinner Matthew Kuhnemann made his Test debut in the ongoing second game against India.

Matthew Kuhnemann added to Australia's Test squad for India series

Left-arm spinner Matthew Kuhnemann has been added to Australia's Test squad for the ongoing four-match series against India.

Todd Murphy claims 3rd-best figures on debut innings for Australia

Australia off-spinner Todd Murphy scripted history with a remarkable spell in the ongoing opening Test versus India.

IND vs AUS: Todd Murphy bags fifer on Test debut

Todd Murphy became the 35th Australian bowler to take a five-wicket haul on their Test debut.

07 Feb 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

Nathan Lyon vs Ravichandran Ashwin: Decoding their Test stats

Off-spinners Nathan Lyon and Ravichandran Ashwin will spearhead the bowling attacks of Australia and India, respectively, in the Border-Gavaskar series, starting February 9.

06 Feb 2023

Cheteshwar Pujara

India vs Australia: How Cheteshwar Pujara fares against Nathan Lyon

India are gearing up to take on Australia in the all-important four-match Border-Gavaskar series, starting February 9.

05 Feb 2023

Virat Kohli

India vs Australia: How Virat Kohli fares against Nathan Lyon

India are gearing up to take on Australia in the all-important four-match Border-Gavaskar series, starting February 9.

India vs Australia, Test series 2023: Decoding key player battles

India and Australia are gearing up to cross swords in an all-important four-match Test series, starting February 9.

31 Dec 2022

Kagiso Rabada

Lyon, Rabada finish as joint-highest wicket-takers in Tests (2022): Stats 

South African pacer Kagiso Rabada and Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon finished as the joint-highest wicket-takers in Tests this year. They both finished with 47 wickets apiece under their belts.

Nathan Lyon becomes second off-spinner to 450 Test wickets: Stats

Veteran Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has completed 450 wickets in Test cricket.

AUS vs WI, 2nd Test: Hosts on brink of victory

Australia have further tightened their grip over the ongoing second Test vs West Indies.

Nathan Lyon claims five-for, enters this elite list: Key stats

Nathan Lyon picked up a five-for as Australia thrashed West Indies by 164 runs in the Test series opener.

02 Dec 2022

Cricket News

Australia in command over West Indies on Day 3

Australia ruled the proceedings on Day 3 of the first Test versus West Indies in Perth on Friday.

01 Jul 2022

Usman Khawaja

Australia beat Sri Lanka in first Test: Key stats

Australia thrashed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

Nathan Lyon claims 20th five-wicket haul in Tests: Key stats

On Wednesday, Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon snared his 20th Test five-for against Sri Lanka in Galle.

29 Jun 2022

Usman Khawaja

SL vs Australia, 1st Test: Lyon, Khawaja headline the show

Australia are on top of hosts Sri Lanka on Day 1 of the first Test on Wednesday.

16 Mar 2022

Usman Khawaja

Pakistan defy all odds to draw second Test against Australia

Pakistan held on to a famous draw in the second Test versus Australia in Karachi.

28 Jan 2022

Test Cricket

Statistical comparison between R Ashwin and Nathan Lyon in Tests

Veteran spinners R Ashwin and Nathan Lyon have been terrific in Test cricket, being among the top bowlers in the format.

11 Dec 2021

Test Cricket

Nathan Lyon claims 400 Test wickets: Key numbers

Veteran Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has achieved a new milestone in Test cricket.

Nathan Lyon set to complete 400 Test wickets: Key stats

Australia's premier off-spinner Nathan Lyon is set to take his 400th wicket in Test cricket.

100th Test for Nathan Lyon: His career in numbers

Australia's Nathan Lyon is playing his 100th career Test match.

28 Dec 2020


Australia vs India, MCG Test: Day 3 Session 1 report

Team India was bowled out for 326 in the first session on Day 3 of the Boxing Day Test against Australia.

17 Dec 2020


Australia vs India, 1st Test: Day 1 Session 2 report

India had a poor first session against Australia, losing two wickets for 41 runs as the two teams headed for the dinner break on Day 1 of the first Test.

Cheteshwar Pujara is the new wall: Nathan Lyon

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon believes Cheteshwar Pujara is a different breed of batsman.

Nathan Lyon has outclassed Ashwin in Tests, feels Brad Hogg

Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg believes Nathan Lyon has overhauled Ravichandran Ashwin to become the greatest Test spinner among active players.

Australia vs New Zealand: Records scripted by Nathan Lyon

The Australian cricket team gained a solid advantage over New Zealand in the ongoing third Test at the SCG.

29 Mar 2019

David Warner

Will David Warner feel unwelcomed to the Australian team?

The world was in shock when Australian skipper Steve Smith, along with vice-captain David Warner, was involved in a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

27 Dec 2018


#IndiaInAustralia: If Rohit hits a six, I'll support MI: Paine

Australian cricket team skipper Tim Paine is known to be quite vocal behind the stumps.