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Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 3rd day

Lyon roars back from selection precipice

Nov 26, 2016: Nathan Lyon came close to being discarded for the Adelaide Test. Given the opportunity, he banked on scoreboard pressure and his variations in pace and spin to pin South Africa down

Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 3rd day

Lyon and Starc tighten Australia's grip

Nov 26, 2016: At stumps on the third day in Adelaide, South Africa were 6 for 194 in their second innings, with a lead of 70 runs

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Ashwin v Herath v Yasir v Lyon

Nov 11, 2016: While R Ashwin has the best average among the four, Yasir Shah has been outstanding given the conditions he has bowled in

S Rajesh

Time for Smith and Warner to step up

Nov 11, 2016: The true test of where the Australians are at as a cricket team will be how they respond at Bellerive Oval this week

Brad Haddin

New South Wales v Queensland, Matador Cup 2016-17, final

Frugal Lyon delivers Matador Cup title to NSW

Oct 23, 2016: With the Australia team for the Perth Test against South Africa set to be announced within a week, Nathan Lyon reasserted his place as the side's most accomplished spinner with a miserly 4 for 10 against Queensland

Daniel Brettig

Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, Colombo

The first ODI hat-trick of 2016, and the sitter that sat

Aug 24, 2016: Plays of the day from the second ODI between Sri Lanka and Australia in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando and Brydon Coverdale

Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd Test, SSC, 4th day

Lyon, Holland fail to seize narrative

Aug 16, 2016: With the plot of the Test yet to be written by the team that took the initiative, Australia's spinners adjusted to their detriment, thereby conceding the advantage to the hosts

Daniel Brettig in Colombo

Why Australia can't catch a break in Asia

Aug 12, 2016: Between 2002 and 2006, they were a superb Test side in Asia, but over the last few years they have struggled to play spin and bowl spin in the continent

S Rajesh

Australia in Sri Lanka 2016

Lyon frank about Australian deficiencies

Aug 7, 2016: Nathan Lyon who came in for criticism from Australia coach Darren Lehmann and captain Steven Smith has admitted that Australia have been outplayed in all areas by Sri Lanka in the ongoing Test series

Daniel Brettig

West Indies v Australia, ODI tri-series, Providence

Lyon open to playing attacking role

Jun 6, 2016: Offspinner Nathan Lyon has been preparing himself to bowl more during the Powerplay and in the slog overs

ESPNcricinfo staff

Victoria v New South Wales, Sheffield Shield 2015-16, Alice Springs, 2nd day

Lyon puts NSW on top despite Stoinis ton

Mar 16, 2016: Marcus Stoinis made a fighting hundred but after two days in Alice Springs, Victoria had a mountain of work still ahead of them in their battle with New South Wales for a place in the Sheffield Shield final

ESPNcricinfo staff

Darren Lehmann on Australia's rise

'Nowhere near where we want to be'

Mar 8, 2016: Darren Lehmann's Australians are not resting on their recent arrival as the No. 1 Test team in the world. Far from it, in fact

Brydon Coverdale

New Zealand v Australia, 2nd Test, Christchurch, 1st day

Lyon gets behind Pattinson after costly no-ball

Feb 20, 2016: Nathan Lyon backed James Pattinson, who, on the umpire's review, had overstepped when Brendon McCullum was caught brilliantly by Mitchell Marsh on 39

Brydon Coverdale in Christchurch

Australia v India, 2nd T20I, Melbourne

Australia's selection juggles and Lyon's full circle

Jan 29, 2016: Plays of the day during the second T20I between Australia and India in Melbourne

Daniel Brettig

India in Australia 2015-16

Tait recalled, Lyon gets World T20 audition

Jan 18, 2016: Shaun Tait is set to play his first international matches for five years and could be unleashed on the World T20 in India, while Nathan Lyon is also in strong contention having been named in the squad for three T20s against India

Brydon Coverdale and Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Lyon into World Twenty20 frame

Jan 4, 2016: For so long unwanted when it comes to Australia's limited overs plans, Nathan Lyon can take his latest omission from the ODI team as a sign he is actually closer than ever to a start at the next major ICC tournament

Daniel Brettig

Australia v West Indies, 3rd Test, Sydney, 1st day

Lyon prospers on retro SCG pitch

Jan 3, 2016: On a rain-hit day, the beauty of Nathan Lyon's spell lay in the fact that he was frugal as a result of his wicket-taking threat rather than anything defensive about his mindset

Daniel Brettig at the SCG

Australia v West Indies, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 3rd day

West Indies finally manage to bat 100 overs

Dec 28, 2015: Stats highlights from the third day at the MCG, where Australia extended their lead past 400, despite some fight from West Indies

S Rajesh

Sydney Sixers v Hobart Hurricanes, BBL 2015-16, Sydney

Haddin, Lyon lead Hurricanes drubbing

Dec 20, 2015: Nathan Lyon obliterated the Hobart Hurricanes at the SCG, as part of the Sydney Sixers' fierce response to suffering a first loss to the Sydney Thunder in five years of the Big Bash League

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Australia v West Indies, 1st Test, Hobart, 2nd day

Confident Lyon roars in 50th Test

Dec 11, 2015: In an Australian bowling attack going through considerable change, it was perhaps not surprising to see its most settled member excel against West Indies on a cold Hobart day.

Daniel Brettig in Hobart
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