Lyon records special 100 in Delhi Test, bags Pujara's wicket to create history

Sports Tak Staff
February 182023

The four-match Test series between India and Australia is underway and Rohit Sharma's brigade is already leading the contest 1-0.

In the second Test against India in Delhi, Australia's ace off-spinner Nathan Lyon scripted a special century against his name.

As soon as Lyon dismissed India's wicketkeeper-batter KS Bharat in Delhi and with this he stepped on a rare milestone.

With Bharat's dismissal Lyon snared his 22nd fifer in Test cricket.

Lyon has now become the third bowler to take 100 wickets in the Border Gavaskar Test series.

Earlier, India's R Ashwin achieved this feat by completing 100 wickets on the Day 1 of the Delhi Test match.

Former India captain Anil Kumble has the record of picking most wickets (111) in the Border Gavaskar Test series.

Beside picking 100 wickets in BGT, Nathan Lyon also sent Cheteshwar Pujara to the pavilion on duck.

With Pujara's wicket, Lyon claimed one more record against his name.

Lyon has become the only bowler to dismiss Pujara 11 times in Test cricket.

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