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Lyon spins Australia to emphatic win over Pakistan in second Test

12 December, 2019 2:30 pm 2:30 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Nathan Lyon grabbed five wickets to spin Australia to an emphatic innings and 48-run victory in the second Test against Pakistan on Monday as the hosts swept the series 2-0. Called to follow on, Pakistan’s batsmen battled hard at Adelaide Oval to make Australia bat again but were bowled out for 239 … Read More


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Lyon and Ponting surprised by Mohammad Abbas’ exclusion

11 November, 2019 10:30 am 10:30 am

BRISBANE (ICC) – Former Australia captain RIcky Ponting and off-spinner Nathan Lyon couldn’t read much into Mohammad Abbas’ omission from Pakistan’s XI for the first Test in Brisbane. Abbas has bagged 66 wickets at an impressive average of 18.86 from 14 Tests so far, and is currently Pakistan’s best ranked bowler in the MRF Tyres ICC … Read More


Lyon rips through England as Australia win first Ashes Test

08 August, 2019 9:32 pm 9:32 pm

BIRMINGHAM (Reuters) – Australia spinner Nathan Lyon made light work of England’s batting line-up as the hosts were bowled out for 146 in their second innings, losing the first Ashes Test by 251 runs to give the visitors a 1-0 lead in the series. Chasing the second highest successful run chase in Ashes history (398), … Read More


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French police arrest three over Lyon bomb blast

05 May, 2019 9:58 pm 9:58 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – French police have arrested three people, including a 24-year-old computer science student of Algerian nationality, in connection with last week’s bomb blast in Lyon that injured 13 people, authorities said. The case is being handled as a terrorism investigation given the circumstances of the attack, committed in broad daylight, and the use … Read More


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French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon

05 May, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

LYON (Reuters) – French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said. The suspect was captured on security video leaving a bag in front of a bakery shortly before an explosion occurred at around 5:30 pm, police sources and local mayor … Read More


Lyon happy to surpass ‘big brother’ Johnson on wickets list

10 October, 2018 8:25 am 8:25 am

(Reuters) – Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon was expecting to hear from “big brother” Mitchell Johnson after he surpassed the bristling left-arm fast bowler as his country’s fourth-highest test wicket taker in the second test against Pakistan on Tuesday. The 30-year-old wreaked havoc on Pakistan’s top order on the first day as he took four wickets … Read More


Man City suffer surprise home loss to Lyon

09 September, 2018 9:05 am 9:05 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester City looked far from potential Champions League winners as they fell to a surprise 2-1 loss at home to Olympique Lyonnais on Wednesday with a flat performance leaving them with plenty of work to do to progress from Group F. The Premier League champions, favourites with some bookmakers to win … Read More