Ashes 2023: Big blow to Australia, Nathan Lyon ruled out of remaining matches of Ashes series
Nathan Lyon, Ashes 2023: In Ashes 2023, Australia has taken a 2-0 lead by winning two consecutive Tests. Meanwhile, a bad news has come to the fore for the team. Actually, the team’s star spinner Nathan Lyon may be out of the rest of the matches due to injury. During the second Test (Lord’s Test), there was a stretch in Lyon’s calf. However, despite this, he came on the field to bat in Australia’s second innings.
Australian captain Pat Cummins said, “I was not particularly happy, but he was very keen to go there. He did a wonderful job. I can imagine that he is (out of the series).”
Lyon was hurt while catching a fly ball on the second day of the Lord’s Test. After this, Lyon needed assistance to slowly return to the pavilion. Despite all this, Lyon continued to play. Lyon also came on the field for batting in the second innings and scored 4 runs with the help of a four. During this, Lyon faced 13 balls.
Would do anything for the team: Lyon
Talking about his injury, Lyon said, “Ever since this injury happened, I have been in talks with my medical team. I know the risk. But I will do anything for this team.
Lyon close to taking 500 wickets
Please tell that Lyon got a success in the Lord’s Test. Before this match, he had taken 495 wickets in his Test career. Now with one wicket, he has completed 496 wickets. Lyon needs only 4 wickets to complete 500 wickets in Test cricket. Lyon has played 122 Test matches in his career. Lord’s Test was his 100th consecutive Test match. Lyon is the third highest wicket-taker in Tests for Australia after Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath.
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