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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

The Investec Ashes 2013

Signs of development but much to do

Aug 26, 2013: Australia's Ashes performance wasn't far off what was expected: a wholehearted, often impressive, bowling attack but an inconsistent batting order, although there are signs of promise

Daniel Brettig

England v Australia, 4th Investec Test, Durham, 4th day

Australia's roadrunner out of reach

Aug 12, 2013: Australia have got close to England a few times in the series only to be unable to quite catch them and when they have let chances slip they have done so in style

Jarrod Kimber at Chester-le-Street

Eng v Aus, 4th Investec Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

Australia's economy brings great value

Aug 9, 2013: Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle have led Australia's bowling in this series, but it was their other three team-mates who stole the show in an opening day battle of patience and discipline

Brydon Coverdale at Chester-le-Street

England v Australia, 4th Investec Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

Lyon's simple ploy that foxed England

Aug 9, 2013: Nathan Lyon is not a "modern" offspinner but his old-school values have served him well

Mark Nicholas

Eng v Aus, 4th Investec Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

Please, Australia, stop searching for the saviour

Aug 9, 2013: Nathan Lyon is not the saviour of Australia cricket but he is a very solid offspinner who should not have been dropped. It is time to stop searching for something that doesn't exist and trust what does

Jarrod Kimber

England v Australia, 4th Investec Ashes Test, Durham, 1st day

Lyon leads strong Australia display

Aug 9, 2013: Nathan Lyon's remarkably incisive contribution was central to England's sharp decline from 149 for 2 to 238 for 9 on the first day at Chester-le-Street

The Report by Daniel Brettig

England v Australia, 4th Investec Test, Chester-le-Street

Lyon seeks turn in fortunes

Aug 8, 2013: With the identity of Australia's specialist spinner still undecided, Nathan Lyon has much to gain - or lose - in the next two Tests

Brydon Coverdale

England v Australia, 3rd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 5th day

Still reasons for Clarke to smile

Aug 5, 2013: Australia were always going to lose this Ashes. A victory in this Test wouldn't change that. But just by winning this Test they could have proved something to themselves

Jarrod Kimber at Old Trafford

England v Australia, 3rd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Nathan, meet Kevin

Aug 3, 2013: Nathan Lyon stayed relatively cool in the face of a typical Kevin Pietersen assault but it led to his removal from the attack

Jarrod Kimber

England v Australia, 3rd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 2nd day

Bowlers finally given something to work with

Aug 2, 2013: Australia know their attack is their strength but feeble batting at Trent Bridge and Lord's made the bowlers redundant. Now is the time for Lyon and company to prove their worth.

Brydon Coverdale at Old Trafford
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