Lyon took 4/69 in the first innings and 3/19 in his second innings, culminating in match figures of 7/88, the best Test match bowling figures by an Australian off-spinner at the venue. Asian … Looking ahead at India’s tour to Australia, Lyon compared the experience of playing India at home to that of the Ashes. After Lyon left the Comets he continued to keep in contact with Higgs in regards to the game. India and Afghanistan are scheduled to tour Australia after the end of IPL 2020. [30] On 28 July 2016, Lyon became the first Australian off-spinner to take 200 Test wickets. [31] During the 2016 Test series between Australia and South Africa, the phrase "Nice, Garry!" Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Cutting, Dan Christian, Jason Behrendorff, Ben Dwarshius, Billy Stanlake, Ben Laughlin and Mitchell Johnson were all bought on Sunday. With this feat he became the third Australian (and seventeenth international player) to take his first wicket off his first ball in Test cricket, and the first Australian since Arthur Coningham, in 1894. While Nathan Lyon didn’t reveal his gamelan but did mention that the whole team is in a better head space even though it will be missing key players like David Warner due to injury. 0 1 minute read. [38] In April 2018, he was awarded a national contract by Cricket Australia for the 2018–19 season. … [28] On 13 December 2014, Lyon was named man of the match in the first Test of the Border–Gavaskar Trophy series against India at the Adelaide Oval after taking a personal best haul for the match of 5 for 134 in the first innings and 7 for 152 in the second. After Lyon's performance in the 2010 Futures League Twenty20 in December for the Comets in Melbourne which South Australia's Twenty20 coach Darren Berry witnessed he was selected to play for the Southern Redbacks in the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash. Nathan Michael Lyon (born 20 November 1987) is an Australian international cricketer. Nathan Michael Lyon (born 20 November 1987) is an Australian international cricketer. On 28 December 2013, during the Boxing Day Test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Lyon took his 100th Test wicket and also his first five wicket haul in Australia. [32] A Facebook campaign was started up for fans at the 2016 Boxing Day Test against Pakistan to yell "Nice, Garry!" Sports Curator-cum-chorister-cum-GOAT: Nathan Lyon's rise to the top; Sports ISL 2020-21: NorthEast United holding their own against bigger guns; Sports Jose Mourinho finding his mojo at Tottenham Hotspur; Advertisement. [15] However, this deal was later cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. MORE: WATCH: Marcus Stoinis hits a monster 119m six | WATCH: Streaker evades security at Optus Stadium. India Tour Of Australia 2020-21 Nathan Lyon Unhappy With Virat Kohli For Skipping Test Series. In the video, the dynamic English batsman asked his Rajasthan skipper to reveal the name of … Cricket News: Injury-ravaged it might be but senior off-spinner Nathan Lyon feels that the current Australian team is the "tightest group" that he has been a part o But Nathan Lyon, who has been the main spinner for Australia in the Test format, is likely to have a busy season ahead. [19] He finished with 5/34 in his first innings, becoming the 131st player to take five wickets on debut in a Test match, and the 15th Australian player to take a caught-and-bowled dismissal on the final ball of the innings. [18] Lyon made his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Galle on 31 August 2011. [53], Australian Men's Test Player of the Year : 2019, For the American chef and television personality, see, Kane Richardson was not initially in the squad, but named as replacements for. [51][52], Nathan Lyon has two young children with ex-partner Mel Waring. [25], On 24 April 2013, Lyon was named as the only spinner in the upcoming 2013 Ashes series for the Australian squad. Nathan Lyon is one of Australia’s greatest spinners of all time. The veteran spinner has 85 wickets in only 18 Tests. [49][50] On 14 August 2020, Cricket Australia confirmed that the fixtures would be taking place, with Lyon included in the touring party. Xavier Doherty was picked in his place as a specialist spin bowler. In September 2017, in the second Test between Australia and Bangladesh in Chittagong as part of the 2017 Australian tour of Bangladesh, Lyon took match figures of 13/154 and finished with the best figures ever recorded in Asia by an Australian bowler. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Twitter (@cricketcomau) Agencies 2020-12-14T11:25:33+05:30 India Vs Australia: We Are In … Comparing Pujara to Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, Nathan Lyon admitted that although the former isn’t as flashy as the duo, his record speaks for itself. Lyon went on to play for South Australia in the Sheffield Shield and the Australian domestic limited-overs competition. [42] In April 2019, he was named in Australia's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. became affectionately associated with Lyon after wicketkeeper Matthew Wade repeatedly yelled it after every ball bowled by the spinner. [39][40] Lyon finished the India-Australia test series with 21 wickets and as the highest wicket taker, along with Jasprit Bumrah. He is also not an ideal T20 bowler else he would have been playing in the Australian team regularly. Test spinner Nathan Lyon was passed over on the second day of the IPL auction, while eight Aussies were picked up. https://cricket.yahoo.net/news/5-legendary-test-bowlers-century-133000421 Abbott, while talking to ESPNCricinfo, said that he was fortunate to have access to head coach Justin Langer and senior players like Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Kane Richardson. His performances in local T20 cricket saw him being picked in the Big Bash League. Nathan Lyon has been called into Australia’s T20 squad for the final two matches of the series against India this week. [17] He took two wickets for Australia against the Sri Lanka Board XI in the three-day warm-up match at the Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium. [3], Nathan Lyon moved from Young to Canberra as a teenager where he went on to play for ACT Cricket's under-17s and under-18s representative teams. [10][11] In the same year he was selected to represent Australia A in Zimbabwe where he took 11 wickets in the tri-series to be named man of the series. Abbott has been included in the Australian Test squad that will play a four-match series against India next month. He boasts an impressive record in domestic T20 matches and is known for containing runs. Nathan Lyon has emerged as one of the best Test spinners in the world over the years and he has asserted that he wants to take 500 wickets and beyond. However, keen to not let that happen is Nathan Lyon. He said that he has been “working quite hard” on bowling to right-handers, since the entire Indian top-order composes of right-handed batsmen, including Test batting connoisseurs like Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara. Having missed out on the Champions Trophy squad, Lyon replaced John Hastings to play for Worcestershire. Anshuman Roy Follow on Twitter November 11, 2020. [5] Lyon played for Western Districts and University of Canberra Cricket Club in ACT Grade cricket and debuted for the ACT Comets in 2008 in the Cricket Australia Cup against the South Australian Second XI where he claimed a wicket on day one. Australia's Nathan Lyon bowls watched by India's Virat Kohli (left). He achieved this feat during the first Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium by dismissing Mehedi Hasan Miraz. [37] https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sportal_com_au/2e/ff/nathan-lyon_14hvnla1g6mmh1hwj5l7xfnpyz.jpg?t=1010625161&w=500&quality=80, WATCH: Marcus Stoinis hits a monster 119m six, WATCH: Streaker evades security at Optus Stadium, Chris Lynn - $1.85 million (Kolkata Knight Riders), Mitchell Starc - $1.81 million (Kolkata Knight Riders), Glenn Maxwell - $1.73 million (Dehli Daredevils), Andrew Tye - $1.39 million (Kings XI Punjab), Aaron Finch - $1.19 million (King XI Punjab), Pat Cummins - $1.01 million (Mumbai Indians), Shane Watson - $770,000 (Chennai Super Kings), D'Arcy Short - $770,00 (Rajasthan Royals), Nathan Coulter-Nile - $424,000 (Royal Challengers Bangalore), Dan Christian - $290,000 (Dehli Daredevils), Jason Behrendorff - $290,000 (Mumbai Indians), Ben Dwarshius - $270,000 (Kings XI Punjab), Billy Stanlake - $96,000 (Sunrisers Hyderabad), Ben Laughlin - $96,000 (Rajasthan Royals), Mitchell Johnson - $39,000 (Kolkata Knight Riders). Also Read | Nathan Lyon Equates Upcoming Home Series Against India With The Iconic Ashes Series. It held true until hours before the first match when he was dropped from out of the lineup in favour of shock debutant Ashton Agar, who then went on to score 98 on his Test debut, which was also a world record for a no. Lyon is an off spin bowler and a lower-order right-handed batsman. Dream11 IPL 2020’s Rajasthan skipper Steve Smith mocks his Australian teammate. He made his Test debut in 2011 and plays domestic cricket for New South Wales. Australia’s premium spinner Nathan Lyon has missed the adrenaline rush of Test cricket while he was away from the game due to the Covid-19 pandemic but … IPL; Twitter Reactions; Fantasy Tips; Feature; Interviews; Match Prediction; Search for. Nathan Lyon will welcome Mitchell Starc's return into the Australian camp on Monday following compassionate leave ahead of the Test series against India. r Nathan Lyon feels that the current Australian team is the "tightest group." [24] Former Australian off-spinner Ashley Mallett criticised Lyon's delivery method during the series, saying he had been bowling too wide on the crease. MELBOURNE: Australia's premium spinner Nathan Lyonhas missed the adrenaline rush of Test cricket while he was away from the game due to the COVID-19 pandemic but says the break has rekindled his desire to go beyond 500 wickets in the format. [16], On 26 July 2011, Lyon was selected in the Australian Test squad for the tour to Sri Lanka in 2011. The couple's separation was made public in 2017 when photos emerged of Lyon kissing real-estate agent Emma McCarthy in his car. However, the cricketer has surprisingly not been able to find much luck among franchises in IPL auctions. In November 2019, Lyon took seven wickets in two Tests against Pakistan, including a five-wicket haul in Adelaide. More specifically, he will welcome the return of Starc's heavy boots to the bowling crease. Lyon is an off spin bowler and a lower-order right-handed batsman. [29], Lyon made his Twenty20 International debut for Australia against India on 29 January 2016. in unison after Lyon's third ball bowled: however, their attempts were replaced by cheering, as he took the wicket of Sami Aslam with his third delivery.[33]. “I’ve been working quite hard at bowling at right-handers. Steve Smith (Rajasthan) and David Warner (Sunrisers) were retained by their teams earlier this month for fees of $2.4 million each. Considered the most successful off-spin bowler for Australia, Lyon holds the record for the most Test wickets taken by an Australian off-spin bowler, passing Hugh Trumble's 141 wickets in 2015. 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