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Australia v South Africa, Tri-series, Harare

Bailey defends Lyon exclusion

Aug 27, 2014: George Bailey, Australia's stand-in captain, defended his team's decision to leave Nathan Lyon out of their playing XI against South Africa, insisting that the offspinner's absence "didn't turn the match"

Liam Brickhill in Harare

Australia v South Africa, Tri-series, Harare

'I want to play all three formats' - Lyon

Aug 26, 2014: Australia offspinner Nathan Lyon has said his ODI bowling is a "work in progress", and he wants to play all three formats for Australia

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Zimbabwe Triangular Series 2014

Lyon back in Australia's ODI squad

Aug 4, 2014: Offspinner Nathan Lyon has gone from Test specialist to World Cup contender after being named in Australia's squad for the one-day tri-series in Zimbabwe later this month

Brydon Coverdale

Australia A v India A

Lyon added to Australia A squad

Jul 10, 2014: Test spinner Nathan Lyon will have a chance to put into match practice some of his recent work with Muttiah Muralitharan after being added to the Australia A squad to take on India A in Brisbane

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South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth

Patience pays off for Australia

Feb 20, 2014: On a slow St. George's Park surface providing them little of the assistance they enjoyed at Centurion, Australia's four-man attack exerted constant pressure on South Africa's batsmen

Daniel Brettig in Port Elizabeth

Australia in South Africa 2013-14

Lyon changes angle of attack

Feb 8, 2014: Nathan Lyon added one more weapon to his spin armory after gaining confidence from bowling over the wicket, an angle of attack he seldom employed during the recently-concluded Ashes

Daniel Brettig in Johannesburg

Sixers v Thunder, BBL 2013-14, Sydney

Lyon helps Sixers move into second place

Jan 25, 2014: Nathan Lyon and Nic Maddinson helped Sydney Sixers to a comfortable eight-wicket win over Sydney Thunder that gave the Sixers a good chance of hosting a BBL semi-final

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The Ashes 2013-14

Lyon behind public rendition of team song

Jan 6, 2014: Nathan Lyon said emotion fuelled a public singing of the Australia team song barely minutes after the final wicket fell in Sydney

Brydon Coverdale

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 3rd day

Australia's attack proves fitter, faster and deeper

Jan 5, 2014: Australia's triumph was achieved on the back of an attack who proved themselves the fittest, fastest and perhaps even the best of any Ashes bowling ensemble

Daniel Brettig in Sydney

Australia v England, 4th Test, Melbourne, 3rd day

Lyon feels the love at last

Dec 28, 2013: He has gone under the radar for much of his career but Nathan Lyon is now Australia's joint-leading Test wicket-taker in 2013 and a fixture in the team

Brydon Coverdale at the MCG

Australia v England, 4th Test, Melbourne, 3rd day

Australia gifted a reprieve by broken England

Dec 28, 2013: Nathan Lyon took 5 for 50, including his 100th Test wicket, as he and Mitchell Johnson inspired another England collapse to set up a chase of 231 for a 4-0 series lead

The Report by Daniel Brettig

The Ashes 2013-14

Lyon on cusp of 100 Test wickets

Dec 23, 2013: Nathan Lyon, the Australia offspinner, is just five wickets away from becoming the fifth offspinner in Australia's history to take 100 Test wickets

Brydon Coverdale in Melbourne

The Ashes 2013-14

Lyon a likely starter in Perth

Dec 11, 2013: Nathan Lyon is expected to retain his place for the third Test at the WACA, with the coach Darren Lehmann reluctant to ask too much of his fast bowlers

Brydon Coverdale in Perth

Australia v England, 2nd Test, Adelaide

Lyon ready for hard toil on 'belter'

Dec 3, 2013: Nathan Lyon is preparing for a heavy workload in the Adelaide Test on a pitch he described as "a belter"

Brydon Coverdale

The Ashes 2013-14

Nathan Lyon finds his voice

Nov 29, 2013: When he cleared his throat to lead "Under the Southern Cross" for the first time last week, Nathan Lyon did so as Australia's undisputed No. 1 spin bowler. The path there has been bumpy

Daniel Brettig

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 4th day

Johnson blows England away in a 381-run drubbing

Nov 24, 2013: The field set for Mitchell Johnson summed up Australia's supremacy as they closed in on victory in the first Test at the Gabba

The Report by David Hopps

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 2nd day

Trott innings swung the day - Haddin

Nov 22, 2013: Brad Haddin pointed to Jonathan Trott's fraught innings before lunch and Nathan Lyon's telling two wicket contribution as the keys to Australia's dominant position at the close of day two at the Gabba

Daniel Brettig in Brisbane

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 2nd day

Australian mayhem orchestrated backstage

Nov 22, 2013: Their bowling display has been a feather in the cap for the hard work of coaches Craig McDermott and John Davison

Daniel Brettig in Brisbane

The Ashes 2013-14

Watson returns to bowling crease

Nov 18, 2013: Shane Watson considers himself a strong chance of resuming at the bowling crease during the first Ashes Test, the major question a matter of when

Daniel Brettig

The Ashes 2013-14

Australia spin coach to travel for Ashes

Nov 15, 2013: Australian cricket's hierarchy has finally responded to calls for spin bowlers to be afforded specialist guidance during the Test summer, with the National Cricket Centre spin coach John Davison expected to be on hand at training before four out of five A

Daniel Brettig
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