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Australia in Bangladesh 2017

Evolving Lyon clears all doubts

Sep 8, 2017: From the verge of being left out of Australia's Test team last year, Nathan Lyon has progressed, as a bowler and leader, to the extent that he is now indispensable to the squad

Daniel Brettig

Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong

Lyon cracks the Asian challenge

Sep 7, 2017: Nathan Lyon became only the second non-Asian, after Ian Botham, to take 13 wickets in a Test in Asia

Gaurav Sundararaman

Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Lyon finishes with best figures by an Australian in Asia

Sep 7, 2017: Lyon also became only the second offspinner - the first in over 110 years - to take two ten-wicket hauls in Tests for his country

Gaurav Sundararaman

Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Lyon, Warner power series-saving Australia victory

Sep 7, 2017: Peter Handscomb and Glenn Maxwell took charge of a small target in fading light, after Lyon had made the sprint finish possible by scooping his third six-wicket haul in succession

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Bangladesh v Australia, Second Test

Lyon: most five-fors in Asia in 2017

Sep 5, 2017: The offspinner also has the most seven-fors by a visiting bowler in Tests in Asia

Gaurav Sundararaman

Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 1st day

Lyon exposes Bangladesh's offspin problem

Sep 4, 2017: Having struggled against Moeen Ali, R Ashwin and Dilruwan Perera over the past 12 months, Bangladesh's array of left-hand batsmen were undone by another orthodox offspinner on the first day of the Chittagong Test

Mohammad Isam in Chittagong

Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 1st day

'Have to put my ego away and bowl ugly' - Lyon

Sep 4, 2017: Nathan Lyon's fine form in Asia continued with another five-for in Chittagong, also moving past Jason Gillespie to become the seventh-highest Australian wicket-taker in Tests

Brydon Coverdale

Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 1st day

Mushfiqur, Sabbir lift Bangladesh after Lyon's strikes

Sep 4, 2017: Lyon's five-for threatened to derail Bangladesh, but they were rescued by a 105-run sixth-wicket stand from half-centurions Mushfiqur and Sabbir

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Warner, Smith, Lyon set up thrilling finish

Aug 29, 2017: Nathan Lyon claimed six wickets to help bowl Bangladesh out for 221, before David Warner and Steven Smith added an unbeaten 81 runs for the third wicket in Australia's chase of 265

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Lyon's persistence leaves only Warne ahead

Aug 27, 2017: While measuring up-and-coming Australian spinners against Shane Warne effectively sets them up for failure, Nathan Lyon has shown himself to be an example worth looking up to

Daniel Brettig

Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Bangladesh tighten grip with late wickets

Aug 27, 2017: The hosts made 260 after choosing to bat in Mirpur, and then rattled Australia just before stumps on the first day

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Australia in Bangladesh 2017

Alpha Lyon ready to surpass Benaud

Aug 25, 2017: Fronting in Dhaka for his 68th Test, Nathan Lyon, at last, talks more forcefully now. The words themselves don't explode but are delivered with greater oomph, reflective of his seniority

Adam Collins in Dhaka

Derbyshire v Worcestershire, Specsavers Championship Div Two, Derby, 2nd day

Lyon strikes before storm curtails the day

May 20, 2017: Nathan Lyon made his first mark in the County Championship on another frustrating day for Derbyshire and Worcestershire in the Division Two match at Derby

ECB Reporters Network

County news

Lyon covers for Hastings with Worcestershire

May 2, 2017: Worcestershire have signed Nathan Lyon, the Australia offspinner, as a replacement overseas player to cover for John Hastings during the Champions Trophy

ESPNcricinfo staff

India home season review

Jadeja voted best player of India's home season

Apr 3, 2017: In ESPNCricinfo's poll on India's 13-Test-long home season, the readers agreed with an expert panel on five of seven questions

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in India 2016-17

Smith and spinners stand out for Australia

Mar 29, 2017: Marks out of ten for Australia's players at the end of their 1-2 series loss to India

Brydon Coverdale

India v Australia, 4th Test, Dharamsala, 2nd day

Lyon's blockbuster start to hard scrap

Mar 26, 2017: Nathan Lyon claimed 5 for 34 on Test debut in Galle in 2011 but since then he has had to grind for every bit of success

Jarrod Kimber in Dharamsala

India v Australia, 4th Test, Dharamsala, 2nd day

Change in tactics turned things around - Lyon

Mar 26, 2017: After speaking with Steven Smith at tea, Nathan Lyon settled on a tactic of coming over the wicket to Ajinkya Rahane and varying the pace of his deliveries, notably darting through a greater number of quicker balls

Melinda Farrell in Dharamsala

India v Australia, 4th Test, Dharamsala, 2nd day

Lyon leads Australia's comeback on see-saw day

Mar 26, 2017: Nathan Lyon took four wickets after tea to prevent India from setting up a substantial first-innings lead, as the hosts finished the second day 52 runs behind with four wickets in hand

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Nathan Lyon's second-innings problems in Asia

Mar 17, 2017: Nathan Lyon's performance in the Bengaluru Test underscored his tendency to perform well in the first innings in Asia, but fade away in the second

S Rajesh
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