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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Matt Prior, the former England wicketkeeper, has stepped up his war of words with Australia's Nathan Lyon
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
Nathan Lyon has suggested Matt Prior "wanted to fly home" during the 2013-14 Ashes because he was intimidated by Mitchell Johnson
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
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".
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
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