Nathan Michael Lyon is an Australian international cricketer. He made his Test debut in 2011 and plays domestic cricket for New South Wales. Lyon is a Off-spin bowler and a lower-order right-handed batsman.
Less than 48 hours after celebrating a 3-0 series win over New Zealand, Australian captain Tim Paine and star spinner Nathan Lyon went straight to Southern Highlands and paid a visit to the fire ravaged communities.
Continuing with their resurgence, Australia thrashed New Zealand by 279 runs in the final Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Monday, thus whitewashing the Black Caps in the three-match series.
After scalping a five-wicket haul against New Zealand on the third day of the third Test here, Australian spinner Nathan Lyon on Sunday said that it is quite special to achieve the feat at his home ground.
India skipper Virat Kohli is not in favour of ICC's idea of introducing four-day Tests as he believes it is unfair to the 'purest format of the game'.
Australia great Glenn McGrath on Thursday backed the tradition of five-day Tests as the recent discussions around four-day matches have now become a talking point in the cricketing world.
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday announced his Test team of the decade and named Virat Kohli as its skipper.
Australia coach Justin Langer has reckoned opener David Warner will put his bad form in the Ashes this year behind him in the upcoming Test series against Pakistan. Warner had a horrible outing during the Ashes campaign this year as he managed just 95 runs at an average of 9.5 from five games.
Small fire behind the players' pavilion at the WACA ground in Perth delayed play on the opening day of the Marsh Sheffield Shield match between Western Australia and Tasma on Thursday.
India batsman KL Rahul has praised team-mate Jasprit Bumrah and said the pacer is not someone you want to mess with as he is very competitive once he steps out on the park.