Ashes 2023: We Have Identified The Areas We Believe To Get Better At - Nathan Lyon Not Complacent After Win In The Opening Test Match

Updated - 25 Jun 2023, 07:55 PM

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Nathan Lyon. Pic Credits: Twitter.

Australia’s star spinner Nathan Lyon was involved in a match-winning partnership with skipper Pat Cummins of 55 runs which took the Aussies over the finish line against all odds. Nathan Lyon played second fiddle and scored 16 runs in 28 balls in testing conditions.

Nathan Lyon would play his 100th consecutive Test match at the Lord’s on 28th July. The spinner has been an integral part of the side since last decade as his ability to bowl marathon & effective spells makes him a dangerous spinner on any track.

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England skipper Ben Stokes & head coach Brendon McCullum will have to pull a rabbit out of the hat to beat the mighty Australia as the visitors were ruthless in all the 3 facets of the game.  The speedster Mark Wood could be an option as the pacer has got some sheer pace which can dismantle the opposition.

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Edgbaston was an absolutely incredible Test match – Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon was having an interaction with the Daily Mail and said that the side can’t control what the opposition team is doing. Nathan Lyon said that their unit has identified the areas in which they can improve.

“It’s business as usual for us. We can’t control what they’re doing, we’ll sit down as a team and we’ve identified the areas we believe we need to get better at,” said Nathan Lyon.

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“(Edgbaston) was an absolutely incredible Test match and to be a part of that was extremely special It’s going to go down as one of the best Test matches I’ve ever played in. There’s a lot of hard work that we know we need to do,” he added.

100 consecutive test matches for anyone is a pretty special feat – Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon was quite excited to play his 100th consecutive test match and attaining the feat while being a bowler and a No.11 batter is extremely special. Nathan Lyon pointed out that he would be proud of playing 100 back-to-back Test matches when his career is done.

“It’ll be extremely special. 100 consecutive Test matches for anyone is a pretty special feat,” I hate talking about myself but that’s one record I’m extremely proud of,” said Nathan Lyon.

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“Especially being a bowler and No11 batter that you’re able to get that feat done and tick off 100 consecutive games, that’s something that I’ll be extremely proud of when it happens and more importantly when my career is done,” he added.

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