Australia’s experienced off-spin bowler Nathan Lyon landed his 100th Test match of the career against India in Brisbane (India vs Australia). The hosts could not make this Test of Lion memorable but they have thanked the sporting spirit of the Indian team led by Ajinkya Rahane who gifted them the Team India jersey after the match.
India defeated Australia by 3 wickets in the fourth and final Test match played at Brisbane’s Gabba to clinch the series 2-1. In this Test match, Australia awarded Lion the Guard of Honor while the Indian team gave him the signed jersey of the players.
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Lyon shared a photo of his ground with the Australian team on Instagram, writing, ‘One week after returning home, I got time to express myself about cricket this summer. Playing for Australia and getting baggy green has been my dream. I am proud to play 100 Tests. If we don’t do well in the match, I will still keep learning. I will keep moving forward My goal is to be the best cricketer every day.
Nathan Lyon has taken 99 wickets in 100 Tests
The 33-year-old Lion has taken 399 wickets in 100 Test matches. During this time, he has taken 18 wicket halls five times. Lion has 29 wickets in 29 ODIs. Lion, thanking the Indian team, tagged Ajinkya Rahane and wrote, ‘Congratulations to Ajinkya Rahane and Indian team on winning the series. Thank you also for the sportsmanship and the team India jersey you gave me. I will cherish it.
Took 9 wickets in 4 Tests against India
Lion had taken 9 wickets in 4 Tests against India. During this, his best bowling was 3 wickets, spending 72 runs. Lion was the seventh highest bowler in the series.