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AUSvIND: 12 Players to watch out for in Border-Gavaskar Test series

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4. Nathan Lyon

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Nathan Lyon is one of the best off-spinners in test cricket at present moment. He made his test debut against Sri Lanka in 2011., Lyon has played 80 test matches (103 innings) so far and taken 318 wickets with an economy of 3.06 runs per over.

During 2018 test matches, Lyon has picked 32 wickets from 7 matches ( 14 innings)

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In his test career so far, Lyon has taken 5 wickets in an innings 12 times and 10 wickets in a match twice. During the test series against Pakistan in UAE, Lyon took 12 wickets from 2 matches ( 4 innings) and was impressed with his flight.

Lyon was the leading wicket-taker during India’s test tour of Australia in 2014. He took 23 wickets from 4 matches (8 innings) with 5 wickets in a match twice and 10 wickets in a match once.

Nathan Lyon will play a key role for Australia in the upcoming test series against India. His role is to pick important wickets and also stem the flow of runs against top quality Indian batting line up.

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