Nathan Lyon breaks 63-year-old Australian record, needs just 2 wickets to break this all-time record

Sports Tak Staff
March 022023

Nathan Lyon rushed through Indian batting lineup with his second eight-wicket haul on Indian soil

Nathan Lyon’s 8/64 at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore helped Australia restrict India’s second innings score to 163

Nathan Lyon broke late Richie Benaud’s record of most Test wickets by an Australian on Indian pitches

The legendary Australian leg-spinner had 52 wickets from just 8 Tests at an average of 18.38 including five fifers

Nathan Lyon is now only behind former England spinner Derek Underwood on list of overseas bowlers with most Test wickets in India

Derek Underwood has 54 wickets from 16 Tests in India at an average of 26.51 including just one five-wicket haul

Also, Nathan Lyon surpassed Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan to become second-highest Test wicket-taker against India

Nathan Lyon has 113 wickets from 25 Tests against India at an average of 31.92 including 9 five-wicket hauls

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