On 3 rd July, the assistant coach of Australia named Daniel Vettori, who played for
the New Zealand cricket team shared his thoughts about the playing techniques
of Australian cricketer Nathan Lyon. He stated that skillful Nathan Lyon has more
to offer, he isn’t just a common player.
His bowling ability to combine spin with bounce makes him a dangerous Aussie
weapon on turning pitches.
After playing the recent opening Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka in Galle, the 34 years old right arm bowler Lyon was placed above the Sri Lankan spinners.
His mind-blowing performance on the ground took his name into the list of top
ten leading wicket takers of all time. All his fans thought that he has cravings for
wickets, whenever he saw any player batting smoothly, he just knocked him out.
In just 109 Test matches, Lyon took 436 wickets and enters in the golden 10.
He overtook Indian spinner Kapil Dev and here is his cheerful tweet, in which he
showed his excitement of reaching tenth position!
While talking to reporters, great Vettori stated that it’s a tactical conversation.
Nathan has seen everything in the world cricket.
To be a finger spinner and be in the list of top 10 wicket takers, it’s incredible. Though the majority of time it is down to his skill level. The ability to be successful with that much turn and bounce.
Moreover, Vettori added few lines about his development in bowling and his
desire to just keep wanting to get better. He stated that as he’s just 37 so he has
numerous years left in him, which help him to climb up that table even further.
The power of Nathan Lyon becomes double when he played with his fellow
spinners Mitchell Swepson and Travis Head.
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We all have seen the recent match between Australia and Sri Lanka, in which all three together defeated the Sri Lankan players twice for 212 and 113 and bring victory in just over two days, lead the series by 1-0.
If we talk about the batting skills of Australian players, then they also contributed
a lot, counter the spin with an effective sweep shot.
Cameron Green scored 77, Usman Khawaja 71 and wicket keeper batsman Alex Carey scored 45, all the Aussies batsman together scored total of 321 runs in the first inning.
To bat a bouncing ball by any bowler one must know how to sweep the bat, and
in case of Lyon’s bowling it will always be a challenge as his way of bowling always confuses the batsman.
Lyon, struggled a lot in 2016’s match between Australia and Sri Lanka, in which
the Aussies were whitewashed by Sri Lankan spinner named Rangana Herath,
who bagged 28 wickets.
But now the Nathon Lyon is totally changed, his batting and bowling skills are
truly polished, his stock ball is so amazing, becomes receptive to all information.
And also trying to polish his skills more and more, so that one day every cricketer
feels nervous when he come to bowl on the ground.
At last, the final match between the two teams will starts on Friday at the same
So, share your views about the new version of Nathan Lyon and stay in touch to
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