Australia spinner Nathan Lyon is coy about the new delivery he has been refining with Muttiah Muralitharan and hopes to unleash on Pakistan in October`s test series, describing it only as an "Australian" carrom ball.
Cricket Australia (CA) joined the Australian Football League, Australia Rugby Union, National Rugby League and Football Federation of Australia at a historic event Wednesday to commit to eliminating homophobia from sport.
With Australia losing the second Test at Port Elizabeth to South Africa by a whopping 231 runs, and the series-ending Third Test in Cape Town beginning on Saturday, selectors may just think of giving their unchanged bowling attack of the past seven Tests a break, and call on reserve pacers James Pattinson and Jackson Bird to effect a quick turnaround in the team`s fortunes.
Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon is moving silently up on the list of his country`s best performed off-spinners following his impressive 5-130 from a marathon 46 overs during South Africa`s meandering first innings of the second Test at Port Elizabeth, according to the Australian media.
Australian coach Darren Lehmann has said that instead of relying on its middle and lower order, Australia should focus more on their first order as South Africa`s fast-bowlers` impact in 25 overs was bigger than what they made in 152.
South African all-rounder Dean Elgar has said that he was motivated to make a big score on the opening day of the second Test against Australia in Port Elizabeth on Thursday by the news of his contract not being renewed by Cricket South Africa (CSA).
Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has said that his team is happy with their position in the second Test against South Africa at Port Elizabeth, where the hosts struggled to 5-214 when bad light forced stumps seven overs early.