Nathan Lyon created history in Lord’s Test, became the sixth player in the world to score this special ‘century’

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Test record of Nathan Lyon: The second Test of Ashes 2023 is being played at Lord’s in London. Through this match, Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has made a special record in his name. Through this match, the Australian spinner is playing the 100th consecutive Test match of his career. Nathan Lyon has become the sixth player in the world to play most Test matches continuously.

Former England captain Alastair Cook is at number one in the list of playing most Test matches continuously. Cook played 159 consecutive Test matches in his career. It is worth noting that Cook has played a total of 161 Test matches in his career. After this, former Australian player Allan Border is present in the list. Allan Border played 153 Test matches continuously in his career.

Moving forward in the list, former Australian player Mark Waugh appears at number three. Mark Waugh has played 107 consecutive Test matches in his career. Former Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar is at number four in the list with 106 consecutive Test matches. On the other hand, former New Zealand player and current head coach of the England Test team, Brendon McCullum is at number five in the list with 101 consecutive Test matches.

Players with most consecutive test matches

  • Alastair Cook – 159
  • Allan Border – 153
  • Mark Waugh – 107
  • Sunil Gavaskar – 106
  • Brendon McCullum – 101
  • Nathan Lyon – 100*

Became the first bowler to play 100 consecutive Test matches

Please tell that Nathan Lyon is the first bowler to play 100 consecutive Test matches. Apart from Lyon, no bowler has done this till now.

Lyon’s international career has been like this so far

Nathan Lyon has played 121 Tests, 29 ODIs and 2 T20 Internationals in his international career so far. In Tests, he has taken 495 wickets at an average of 30.99. Apart from this, Lyon has taken 29 wickets in ODIs and 1 wicket in T20 Internationals.

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