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Nathan Lyon lauds Indian cricket team's sportsmanship, shares players' signed jersey

January 29, 2021 7:50 am

'Now time to reset and chase some bigger goals,' says off-spinner Nathan Lyon who played his 100th Test in Brisbane

Power Pant vs spinner Lyon: Duel captures India story for the ages

January 20, 2021 3:09 pm

“The only thing I keep on thinking every day is that I want to win matches for India,” Pant said at the end of his unbeaten knock. Head coach Ravi Shastri looked ahead: “By keeping his composure like today, if he can keep winning matches, it will be huge for us.”

I see only Ashwin getting to 800 wickets, Lyon not good enough to go that far: Muralitharan

January 15, 2021 6:27 am

R Ashwin has 377 wickets in 74 Tests at an average of 25.53 while Nathan Lyon, among the best Australian spinners of all-time, averages 31.98 in 99 Tests. He is four shy of the 400-wicket mark.

Australia's Nathan Lyon expects India fightback in Melbourne

December 23, 2020 9:45 am

Nathan Lyon said India still had plenty of world-class quality in their side despite skipper Virat Kohli heading home for the birth of his first child and would present a big challenge to Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from Saturday.

Nathan Lyon will be massive threat for India, says Ricky Ponting

December 18, 2020 1:42 pm

Lyon, who has taken 390 wickets in 96 Tests, bowled from wider of the crease to trouble the Indian batsmen, especially Cheteshwar Pujara.

Explained: Lyon vs Kohli-Pujara and the perils of going back or pressing forward

December 18, 2020 9:47 am

When batsmen think of going back, the ball climbs and turns inexorably. This makes them feel that they can’t wrist it down or tap it past waiting palms at backward short-leg and the very squarish-short leg which Lyon regularly deploys.

Curator-cum-chorister-cum-GOAT: Nathan Lyon's rise to the top

December 13, 2020 7:52 am

Lyon’s path to becoming one of the greatest off-spinners of all time is a road less travelled, but one that reveals his strong character

Want to go beyond 500 Test wickets: Nathan Lyon

November 20, 2020 8:43 am

Lyon, who is just four games short of playing 100 Tests, has captured 390 wickets so far, the most by any Australian off-spinner.

Nathan Lyon eager to see how Virat Kohli adapts to empty stadiums in Australia

April 15, 2020 8:13 am

"I haven't thought about no crowds or massive crowds, it's just about the opportunity of playing against India again," said Nathan Lyon, who's excited about the prospect of hosting the Men in Blue.

Nathan Lyon has taken over from R Ashwin as best off-spinner in world cricket: Brad Hogg

April 11, 2020 11:17 am

Probably Brad Hogg drew his conclusion from the fact that R Ashwin hasn't had great overseas success as compared to Nathan Lyon, who has got wickets in all conditions.


Ashes 2017: Australia on brink of series lead after convincing start

November 26, 2017 4:50 pm

Ashes 2017: Australia need just 56 runs to go one up in the series after England were skittled out for 195 off 71.4 overs.