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Nathan Lyon open to Australia Test vice-captaincy

Nathan Lyon open to Australia Test vice-captaincy

Seasoned off-spinner Nathan Lyon has expressed his willingness to step up as the vice captain of Australia's Test side and fill the leadership vacuum left by Steve Smith and David Warner.

Jun 07, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
It will be exciting to play Kagiso Rabada: Nathan Lyon

It will be exciting to play Kagiso Rabada: Nathan Lyon

Rabada successfully appealed against an International Cricket Council sanction for brushing the shoulder of Australia captain Steve Smith in the second test, getting his punishment reduced from three demerit points to one.

Mar 20, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
Australia's Nathan Lyon fined by ICC for breach of conduct in Durban Test against South Africa

Australia's Nathan Lyon fined by ICC for breach of conduct in Durban Test against South Africa

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon was fined 15 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for breaching the code of conduct in a highly-charged first Test against South Africa, world cricket`s ruling body said on Monday.

Mar 05, 2018, 21:59 PM IST
Australia's Nathan Lyon charged by ICC as Test spirits run over

Australia's Nathan Lyon charged by ICC as Test spirits run over

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon has been charged by the International Cricket Council with conduct contrary to the spirit of the game as the fall-out from a highly-charged first Test against South Africa continued on Monday.

Mar 05, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
South Africa vs Australia: Spinners could hold key to victory, says Dean Elgar

South Africa vs Australia: Spinners could hold key to victory, says Dean Elgar

South Africa’s opening batsman Dean Elgar believes spinners could prove decisive in their home series against Australia, which has been hyped as potentially a blood-curdling battle between the two teams’ pace attacks.

Feb 28, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
Steve Smith wins his second Allan Border Medal

Steve Smith wins his second Allan Border Medal

Australia cricket captain Steve Smith capped off a golden 12 months by winning his second Allan Border Medal in Melbourne on Monday.

Feb 12, 2018, 17:42 PM IST
Ashes: Nathan Lyon challenges England batsmen to go after him in Adelaide

Ashes: Nathan Lyon challenges England batsmen to go after him in Adelaide

The 30-year-old has returned to his former home ground in top form ahead of the Test, which starts on Saturday, after taking five wickets in Australia's easy win at the Gabba.

Nov 29, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
WATCH: Moeen Ali controversial stumping in Ashes opener leaves England fans irked

WATCH: Moeen Ali controversial stumping in Ashes opener leaves England fans irked

The decision was quickly dubbed `Shoddy-line` on social media and English fans` annoyance can only have grown as their team lost their last four wickets in a hurry to be dismissed for 195, leaving Australia 170 to chase for victory.

Nov 26, 2017, 15:03 PM IST
Ashes 2017-18: England set Australia 170-run target in first Test

Ashes 2017-18: England set Australia 170-run target in first Test

England collapsed to 195 all out in their second innings to set Australia a 170-run target on Day 4 of the first Test at The Gabba, Brisbane on Sunday.

Nov 26, 2017, 10:39 AM IST
Ashes, 1st Test: England collapse to 302 all out on Day 2 in Brisbane

Ashes, 1st Test: England collapse to 302 all out on Day 2 in Brisbane

Joe Root's team tumbled from 246 for four to be all out as Australia seized the upper hand following an attritional opening day.

Nov 24, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Tim Paine floors easy James Vince catch on Day 1 of Ashes opener, fans troll Aussie keeper mercilessly – Video

Tim Paine floors easy James Vince catch on Day 1 of Ashes opener, fans troll Aussie keeper mercilessly – Video

Paine was recalled into the squad and was dubbed “Australia’s best wicketkeeper” by the selectors in their justification of giving the chance to the 32-year-old Tasmania glovesman.

Nov 23, 2017, 20:55 PM IST
Ashes: James Vince collects praise for fighting knock

Ashes: James Vince collects praise for fighting knock

Vince fell short of a potentially career-defining century on day one of the first Test at the Gabba, with Nathan Lyon running him out after tea at 83.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
WATCH: Nathan Lyon direct hit denies James Vince a deserving maiden Ashes ton

WATCH: Nathan Lyon direct hit denies James Vince a deserving maiden Ashes ton

Vince played a brilliant knock, and with fellow rookie Stoneman, stitched a 125-run second-wicket stand as the visitors defied the hosts in front of vociferous Day 1 crowd.

Nov 23, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Ashes, 1st Test: James Vince's 83 stands out, England 196/4 on rain-hit Day 1

Ashes, 1st Test: James Vince's 83 stands out, England 196/4 on rain-hit Day 1

England were 196/4 at the close after winning the toss on the rain-hit opening day of the first Ashes Test against Australia at the Gabba on Thursday.

Nov 23, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
Australia out to 'end careers' in Ashes, says Nathan Lyon

Australia out to 'end careers' in Ashes, says Nathan Lyon

Australia are out to "end careers" for England players in the upcoming Ashes Tests, spinner Nathan Lyon said on Monday, pointing out how the tourists finished their last visit in disarray.

Nov 21, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
Nathan Lyon backs struggling Matt Renshaw for Ashes berth

Nathan Lyon backs struggling Matt Renshaw for Ashes berth

Renshaw has compiled just 70 runs in six innings for Queensland in the first-class competition and has failed to score a half-century in his previous nine Test innings.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Nathan Lyon leapfrogs Ravichandran Ashwin to become leading wicket-taker in Test cricket

Nathan Lyon leapfrogs Ravichandran Ashwin to become leading wicket-taker in Test cricket

Nathan had earlier scalped seven wickets in Bangladesh's first innings thereby finishing the Test match with a figure of 13/154 – the best Test match figures by an Australian bowler on Asian soil, eclipsing his own teammate Steve O'Keefe's 12/70 against India earlier this year. 

Sep 07, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
BAN vs AUS: Nathan Lyon inspires Australia to seven-wicket victory in 2nd Test; series ends level 1-1

BAN vs AUS: Nathan Lyon inspires Australia to seven-wicket victory in 2nd Test; series ends level 1-1

A comfortable seven-wicket victory ended the series 1-1 against Bangladesh and Team Australia registered their 144th win on foreign soil, thereby equalling the record set by England.

Sep 07, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Nathan Lyon sets several milestones during ultra-successful performance against Bangladesh

Nathan Lyon sets several milestones during ultra-successful performance against Bangladesh

During the course of the ongoing series, Lyon has more got landmarks against his name, becoming the first Aussie spinner to bag a 10-wicket haul in a series.

Sep 07, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
BAN vs AUS: Nathan Lyon goes past Ravindra Jadeja to bag most five-wicket hauls in Asia in 2017

BAN vs AUS: Nathan Lyon goes past Ravindra Jadeja to bag most five-wicket hauls in Asia in 2017

Lyon now has 75 wickets in Asia standing second on the list of most wickets by an Australia in the subcontinent. Only spin wizard Shane Warne, with 127 sclaps lies ahead of him. Also, the 29-year-old is now third on the list of most wickets bagged by a non-Asian spinner in Tests in Asia. Former Kiwi international Daniel Vettori with 98 wickets stands at position two.

Sep 05, 2017, 23:55 PM IST

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