• Saturday, July 20, 2024

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India frustrated as Lyon bites back for Australia

Nathan Lyon has put Australia back in the match.

By: Sarwar Alam

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed four wickets in the final session to halt India‘s progress and help restrict the hosts to 248 for six on the second day of the fourth and final test on Sunday. At 157 for two, and with the dependable Cheteshwar Pujara and stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane looking set in the middle, India appeared to have the upper hand before Lyon (4-67) intervened after tea. In the first over of the final session, Lyon sent back Pujara for 57 and went on to dismiss Karun Nair, Rahane and Ravichandran Ashwin to deflate the hosts. Ravindra Jadeja…

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