Articles about Nathan Lyon

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.

Pakistan defy all odds to draw second Test against Australia

16 Mar 2022

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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.

Statistical comparison between R Ashwin and Nathan Lyon in Tests

28 Jan 2022

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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.

Nathan Lyon claims 400 Test wickets: Key numbers

11 Dec 2021

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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

08 Dec 2021

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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.

Who is Indo-Australian spin sensation Tanveer Sangha?

31 Jan 2021

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Who is Indo-Australian spin sensation Tanveer Sangha?

On Wednesday, Cricket Australia named Indian-origin spinner Tanveer Sangha in their squad for the T20I series against New Zealand.

Brisbane Test: Sundar, Thakur bring India back in the hunt

17 Jan 2021

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Brisbane Test: Sundar, Thakur bring India back in the hunt

Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur headlined the Indian innings in the final session on Day 3 of the ongoing Brisbane Test.

Brisbane Test: Australia on top; Sundar, Thakur drive India forward

17 Jan 2021

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Brisbane Test: Australia on top; Sundar, Thakur drive India forward

Hosts Australia continued to mow down India's middle-order in the second session on Day 3 of the ongoing Brisbane Test.

100th Test for Nathan Lyon: His career in numbers

15 Jan 2021

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100th Test for Nathan Lyon: His career in numbers

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

SCG Test, Day 2: India on top despite Smith's ton

08 Jan 2021

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SCG Test, Day 2: India on top despite Smith's ton

Openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill have put India (96/2) in the driving seat in the final session on Day 2 of the ongoing SCG Test.

SCG Test Day 2: Smith slams 27th ton, Jadeja shines

08 Jan 2021

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SCG Test Day 2: Smith slams 27th ton, Jadeja shines

Star batsman Steve Smith finally ended his run-drought as he fired his 27th Test ton on Day 2 of the ongoing SCG Test.

Australia vs India, 3rd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

06 Jan 2021

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Australia vs India, 3rd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

Australia and India gear up for the third Test of the four-match series, starting Thursday at the SCG.

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Records that can be broken in SCG Test

02 Jan 2021

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Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Records that can be broken in SCG Test

India scripted an emphatic comeback in the Border-Gavaskar series by winning the Boxing Day Test.

MCG Test, Day 4: Australia bundled out in first session

29 Dec 2020

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MCG Test, Day 4: Australia bundled out in first session

All-rounder Cameron Green's handy knock helped Australia delay the defeat in the first session on Day 4 of the ongoing Boxing Day Test.

Australia vs India: Rahane's gesture for Ravindra Jadeja draws praise

28 Dec 2020

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Australia vs India: Rahane's gesture for Ravindra Jadeja draws praise

Ajinkya Rahane, who is leading India in the absence of Virat Kohli, slammed a ton on Day 2 of the MCG Test.

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

28 Dec 2020

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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.

Australia thrash India in Day-Night Test: Records broken

19 Dec 2020

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Australia thrash India in Day-Night Test: Records broken

Australia wreaked havoc in the second innings with the ball against India on Day 3 of the first Test at the Adelaide Oval.

Australia vs India, Adelaide Test, Day 2: Key takeaways

18 Dec 2020

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Australia vs India, Adelaide Test, Day 2: Key takeaways

India remained on top throughout Day 2 of the ongoing Adelaide Test (D/N) against Australia.

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

17 Dec 2020

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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.

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Interesting numbers from the rivalry

09 Dec 2020

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Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Interesting numbers from the rivalry

The white-ball leg is done and dusted, with hosts Australia winning the ODI series, and India clinching the T20Is.

Australia vs India, second T20I: Preview, Dream11 and stats

05 Dec 2020

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Australia vs India, second T20I: Preview, Dream11 and stats

The action returns to Sydney as Australia and India are set to battle it out in the second T20I.

BBL 2020/21: Jason Holder signs up with Sydney Sixers

01 Dec 2020

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BBL 2020/21: Jason Holder signs up with Sydney Sixers

Big Bash League defending champions Sydney Sixers have signed up West Indies Test captain Jason Holder on a three-match deal for the 2020/21 season.

'India could get smoked 4-0 in Tests', says Michael Clarke

24 Nov 2020

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'India could get smoked 4-0 in Tests', says Michael Clarke

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke believes India could lose the Test series 0-4 if they don't succeed in the white-ball leg.

Kapil Dev backs the Indian bowlers ahead of Australia series

21 Nov 2020

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Kapil Dev backs the Indian bowlers ahead of Australia series

Legend Kapil Dev has placed his bets on the Indian bowling contingent ahead of the impending Australian tour.

Pucovski, Green named in Australia Test squad for India series

12 Nov 2020

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Pucovski, Green named in Australia Test squad for India series

Australia have included youngsters Will Pucovski and Cameron Green in a 17-member Test squad for their upcoming series against India.

England vs Australia, T20Is: All that you need to know

01 Sep 2020

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England vs Australia, T20Is: All that you need to know

Australia will be touring England for their limited-overs assignments, starting with the three-match T20I series on September 4.

IPL 2020: Players from England, Australia to miss the start

16 Aug 2020

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IPL 2020: Players from England, Australia to miss the start

Top players from England and Australia won't be featuring in the first week of 2020 Indian Premier League.

Stuart Broad becomes second Englishman to pick 500 Test wickets

28 Jul 2020

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Stuart Broad becomes second Englishman to pick 500 Test wickets

Pace spearhead Stuart Broad became the second player from England to take 500 wickets in Test cricket.

Australia's tour of England likely to begin from September 4

20 Jul 2020

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Australia's tour of England likely to begin from September 4

The proposed dates for Australia's white-ball tour of England have been revealed.

Happy Birthday Dale Steyn: A look at his splendid feats

27 Jun 2020

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Happy Birthday Dale Steyn: A look at his splendid feats

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn turned 37 on Saturday.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Will a revamped Australia trouble India Down Under?

09 Jun 2020

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#NewsBytesExplainer: Will a revamped Australia trouble India Down Under?

It has been over a year since Australia lost their first ever Test series to India at home.

Usman Khawaja feels he is one of Australia's best batsmen

03 May 2020

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Usman Khawaja feels he is one of Australia's best batsmen

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja expressed his disappointment after he was excluded from the central contract list.

Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis lose Cricket Australia contracts: Details here

30 Apr 2020

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Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis lose Cricket Australia contracts: Details here

Cricket Australia released a fresh list of central contract for the 2020-21 season.

Coronavirus outbreak: Ashwin's contract with Yorkshire called-off

28 Apr 2020

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Coronavirus outbreak: Ashwin's contract with Yorkshire called-off

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will not represent Yorkshire this season after English County has canceled overseas players contract in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Cheteshwar Pujara is the new wall: Nathan Lyon

14 Apr 2020

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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

11 Apr 2020

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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.

Steve O'Keefe describes how India series was impactful for him

07 Apr 2020

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Steve O'Keefe describes how India series was impactful for him

Australian spinner Steve O'Keefe believes the four-match Test series against India made him understand Test cricket a lot better.

NZ vs India: Wagner set to feature in 2nd Test

25 Feb 2020

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NZ vs India: Wagner set to feature in 2nd Test

Left-arm seamer Neil Wagner is all set to make his comeback for New Zealand in the second Test against India in Christchurch.

ICC Test Rankings: Babar Azam moves to career best fifth

11 Feb 2020

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ICC Test Rankings: Babar Azam moves to career best fifth

Pakistan overcame Bangladesh in the first Test match by an innings and 44 runs.

NZ vs IND: Virat Kohli's sturdy deadlock against leg-spinners

05 Feb 2020

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NZ vs IND: Virat Kohli's sturdy deadlock against leg-spinners

Virat Kohli's nightmare against leggies continued as he was cleaned up by Ish Sodhi in the first ODI against New Zealand at Hamilton.

Australia beat New Zealand: Records broken in the third Test

06 Jan 2020

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Australia beat New Zealand: Records broken in the third Test

Hosts Australia came up with another splendid performance to outplay rivals New Zealand in the third and final Test in Sydney.

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