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Lyon best spinner in the world - Davison

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

John Davison, mentor to Australia offspinner Nathan Lyon, believes improved batting performances from Australia have also aided the spinner's success after a difficult period last year

Cricket-Lyon challenges England's batsmen to go after him in Adelaide

MELBOURNE, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Australia spinner Nathan Lyon threw down the gauntlet to England's batsmen on Wednesday, challenging them to hit him out of the attack at Adelaide Oval in the second Ashes test.

Come and get me - Lyon says to England

2 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Confident in his abilities as Australia's No. 1 spinner, Nathan Lyon has said he wouldn't mind if the English batsmen come out with a plan of all-out attack against him in Adelaide

Cricket-Root gone as England stagger to 119-5 at lunch

BRISBANE, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Australia spinner Nathan Lyon turned the screws with two early wickets before Josh Hazlewood claimed the prized scalp of Joe Root to leave England in trouble at 119 for five at lunch on day four of the first Ashes test on Sunday.

Lyon and Hazlewood leave England on the ropes

2 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Josh Hazlewood claimed the massive scalp of Joe Root for 51, after Nathan Lyon had struck twice in the midst of another exemplary spell of offspin

Cricket-Multi-talented Lyon loving Gabba turn

BRISBANE, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Off-spinner, fielding guru and sledger extraordinaire, the multi-talented Nathan Lyon returned to his main job of taking wickets on Friday as he made another key contribution to keep Australia in the series-opening Ashes test.

Cricket-Lyon rewarded as England dismissed for 302

BRISBANE, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Australia spinner Nathan Lyon finally got his reward for some fine bowling with two wickets as England suffered a middle order collapse to be dismissed for 302 and bring lunch on day two of the series-opening Ashes test in Brisbane on Friday.

'It could be your career that ends': Prior steps up war of words with Lyon

3 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Matt Prior, the former England wicketkeeper, has stepped up his war of words with Australia's Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon: we’re going to end England careers during the Ashes

The Ashes Tue 21 Nov, AT 08:05 Lyon: we’re going to end England careers during the Ashes Australia bowler launches attack on the tourists ahead of the first Test

Prior rubbishes Lyon's 'scared' claim

3 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Nathan Lyon has suggested Matt Prior "wanted to fly home" during the 2013-14 Ashes because he was intimidated by Mitchell Johnson

Australia aim to remind England of Mitchell Johnson

3 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Nathan Lyon believes that the trio of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins can hurt England as badly as the Mitchell Johnson-led attack did four years ago

Cricket-Lyon backs struggling Renshaw for Ashes berth

MELBOURNE, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Australia opening batsman Matt Renshaw's horror run in the domestic Sheffield Shield has raised speculation that his Ashes berth may be in danger but team mate Nathan Lyon said the left-hander had the backing of the "inner sanctum".

Burnt toast stops play

4 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Nathan Lyon was in paradise, until he decided to make himself something to eat, which somehow led to fire trucks arriving at a cricket ground

Hazlewood prefers fifth bowling option in Test line-up

last monthSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Josh Hazlewood felt a fifth bowler would allow him, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins to bowl at their best and fastest, while easing some of the load off Nathan Lyon

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