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India vs Australia: Nathan Lyon says he wants to go beyond 500 Test wickets
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India vs Australia: Nathan Lyon says he wants to go beyond 500 Test wickets

Lyon, who is just four games short of playing 100 Tests, has captured 390 wickets so far, the most by any Australian off-spinner.

India vs Australia: Mitchell Swepson says he's excited to bowl against world class batting unit
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India vs Australia: Mitchell Swepson says he's excited to bowl against world class batting unit

Included in the Australia A squad for the two warm-up games against India, Swepson is now hoping to get a chance to bowl to Kohli and company.

India vs Australia: Aussies would need to work hard to win Test series despite Virat Kohli's absence, says Nathan Lyon
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India vs Australia: Aussies would need to work hard to win Test series despite Virat Kohli's absence, says Nathan Lyon

India captain Virat Kohli will leave after the opening Test in Adelaide as he has been granted paternity leave by the BCCI to be with his actor wife Anushka Sharma for the birth of their first child in early January.

Australia confirm limited-overs tour of England; Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Lyon recalled to squad by Aussies
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Australia confirm limited-overs tour of England; Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Lyon recalled to squad by Aussies

Australia were originally scheduled to play three one-day and three Twenty20 matches against England in July, but the trip was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Nathan Lyon rates India-Australia Test series at par with Ashes, says players keen to avenge 2018-19 loss
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Nathan Lyon rates India-Australia Test series at par with Ashes, says players keen to avenge 2018-19 loss

Star Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon on Wednesday said that a Test series against India is equivalent to the Ashes and come December, their team will be come out all guns blazing to avenge the series defeat of 2018-19.

Adam Zampa hopes to push case for maiden Test call with New South Wales move
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Adam Zampa hopes to push case for maiden Test call with New South Wales move

Australia spinner Adam Zampa is dreaming of earning the coveted 'Baggy Green' after moving back to New South Wales, where he can sharpen his skills by playing alongside country's top Test pick Nathan Lyon.

Shane Warne says spin bowling in Australia going downhill because of less match exposure to spinners
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Shane Warne says spin bowling in Australia going downhill because of less match exposure to spinners

Warne, one of the greatest leg-spinners the game has produced, said there is a dearth of quality spinner who can fill in the shoes of Nathan Lyon and urged CA to ensure that states include a spinner in every Sheffield Shield game.

ICC's recommendation of appointing local umpires for Test cricket will be 'huge challenge' for inexperienced Indian officials
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ICC's recommendation of appointing local umpires for Test cricket will be 'huge challenge' for inexperienced Indian officials

With S Ravi dropped from the ICC elite panel of umpires last year, there is no Indian in the premier category from which match officials are usually picked for Tests.

Ravichandran Ashwin, Nathan Lyon and Yasir Shah lack adequate variations to survive in ODIs, says Mushtaq Ahmed
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Ravichandran Ashwin, Nathan Lyon and Yasir Shah lack adequate variations to survive in ODIs, says Mushtaq Ahmed

Former Pakistan leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed said the ever-increasing role of power-hitting in the modern one-day game has made mystery spinners more valuable than the conventional ones.

Harbhajan Singh insists he's not jealous of Ravichandran Ashwin, calls him a legend in the making
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Harbhajan Singh insists he's not jealous of Ravichandran Ashwin, calls him a legend in the making

Veteran India spinner Harbhajan Singh rejected the perception that he is jealous of Ravichandran Ashwin, saying the Tamil Nadu bowler is a "legend in the making".

CA include Marnus Labuschagne in contracted players list of 2020-21 after breakout year; Usman Khawaja dropped
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CA include Marnus Labuschagne in contracted players list of 2020-21 after breakout year; Usman Khawaja dropped

The value of each contract is still uncertain because of the coronavirus pandemic which has forced Cricket Australia to furlough the bulk of its staff.

New Zealand pacer Matt Henry's county contract with Kent mutually withdrawn due to COVID-19 pandemic
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New Zealand pacer Matt Henry's county contract with Kent mutually withdrawn due to COVID-19 pandemic

New Zealand pacer Matt Henry's contract with Kent Cricket for the first seven matches of this season's County Championship has been mutually withdrawn due to the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia cricketers Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc wonder how Virat Kohli will 'rev up crowd' in empty stadiums
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia cricketers Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc wonder how Virat Kohli will 'rev up crowd' in empty stadiums

India are set to play a four-match Test series in Australia later this year, but with the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc, speculation is rife that the games could be held behind closed doors

Nathan Lyon hails 'absolutely incredible' Tim Paine, backs him to continue as Australia skipper
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Nathan Lyon hails 'absolutely incredible' Tim Paine, backs him to continue as Australia skipper

Paine was handed the job in 2018 after then-captain Steve Smith was banned for 12 months for his part in a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

Nathan Lyon has upstaged R Ashwin as world's best off-spinner, says former Australian player Brad Hogg
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Nathan Lyon has upstaged R Ashwin as world's best off-spinner, says former Australian player Brad Hogg

Ravichandran Ashwin is a prolific performer but former Australia chinaman bowler Brad Hogg feels that fellow countryman Nathan Lyon has upstaged the Indian tweaker as the best off-spinner in longest format.

'The Test' review: Docu-series on Australia men's cricket team is entertaining, but it could have been much more
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'The Test' review: Docu-series on Australia men's cricket team is entertaining, but it could have been much more

The Test is an entertaining, binge-worthy series about Australia men's cricket team trying to find a new identity under a new coach (Justin Langer) while also coping with the rigorous demands of winning matches across the globe.

Big Bash League: Sydney Sixers eclipse Melbourne Stars by 19 runs in rain-hit BBL final
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Big Bash League: Sydney Sixers eclipse Melbourne Stars by 19 runs in rain-hit BBL final

After rain interruption, Sydney Sixers returned to defend 117, and quick Josh Hazlewood, spin duo Nathan Lyon and Steve O’Keefe mowed down Melbourne’s top order to effectively seal the match.

Four-day Tests debate: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting and other cricketers divided about new ICC proposal
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Four-day Tests debate: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting and other cricketers divided about new ICC proposal

Virat Kohli, Ricky Ponting, Sachin Tendulkar and other leading names from the sport react on the new ICC proposal to cut down the five-day format to four days.

Sachin Tendulkar gives a thumbs down to four-day Tests, says format should not be tinkered with
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Sachin Tendulkar gives a thumbs down to four-day Tests, says format should not be tinkered with

Sachin Tendulkar has vehemently opposed the International Cricket Council's proposed idea of "four-day Test", urging the governing body to refrain from "tinkering" with a format in which the spinners come into play on the final day.

Australia vs New Zealand: Kiwis' strong reputation left in tatters after being swept away by relentless hosts
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Australia vs New Zealand: Kiwis' strong reputation left in tatters after being swept away by relentless hosts

Australia exposed New Zealand's weaknesses, forcing the team to head back across the Tasman with their reputation in tatters.