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Australia v India, 1st Test, Adelaide, 3rd day

Lyon earns Indian respect

Dec 11, 2014: India's batsmen were eager to attack Nathan Lyon when he began his first spell, but as the day wore on they grew increasingly wary as he ripped the ball out of the footmarks and picked up two key wickets

Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

Australia news

Lyon pitches for Gabba spot

Nov 12, 2014: Nathan Lyon seems to start every Australian summer with his place under scrutiny, and this year is no different

Daniel Brettig

Australia in Pakistan 2014

Lyon low after high of 2013

Oct 29, 2014: The offspinner was Australia's highest wicket-taker in 2013, but his form has dipped sharply this year

Brydon Coverdale in Abu Dhabi

Pakistan A v Australians, tour match, Sharjah, 3rd day

Haider swaps dirhams for Australian deliveries

Oct 17, 2014: On the first two days of this game, Saqlain Haider was working in a bank, dealing with dirhams from 8am until 4pm. On day three, he was standing behind the stumps negotiating nasty Mitchell Johnson deliveries.

Brydon Coverdale in Sharjah

Pakistan A v Australians, Sharjah, 3rd day

Lyon, O'Keefe make Test case for spin

Oct 17, 2014: Playing two spinners has not brought Australia much success in the post-Warne era, but the UAE might prove the exception

Brydon Coverdale in Sharjah

Pakistan A v Australians, Sharjah, 3rd day

Azam, Sohail tons reinforce Pakistan A lead

Oct 17, 2014: After going wicketless on the first day in Sharjah, Nathan Lyon was the only Australian to make a breakthrough on day three as Babar Azam and Haris Sohail ground down the bowlers with unbeaten centuries

The Report by Brydon Coverdale in Sharjah

Zimbabwe tri-series 2014

Marsh a beacon in Australia's gloom

Sep 7, 2014: Improving their game against spin and reverse swing will be top of Australia's agenda after their performance in the tri-series in Zimbabwe

Brydon Coverdale

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

ESPNcricinfo staff

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
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