Nathan Lyon creates history against Sri Lanka, breaks Kapil Dev’s record by taking 9 wickets


New Delhi. Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the first match of the two Test matches on the basis of legendary off-spinner Nathan Lyon. On the third day of the Galle Test, Sri Lanka set a target of just 4 runs for Australia to win. Australia has achieved this target in just 4 balls. In the Galle Test, the Sri Lankan team bowed down to the Australian bowlers in both the innings. Sri Lanka’s team was reduced to 212 runs in the first innings and just 110 runs in the second innings. The Sri Lankan batsman looked helpless in front of Lion. Lion hunted five Sri Lankan players in the first innings and four in the second innings. Along with this, Lion has also left behind India’s great all-rounder Kapil Dev.

Test cricket 436 wickets in the name of Nathan Lyon
Nathan Lyon now has 436 wickets in 109 Test matches. Former India captain Kapil Dev took 434 wickets in 131 matches. Apart from this, Lion has also joined the list of top 10 bowlers of Test cricket.

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FIRST PUBLISHED : July 01, 2022, 12:07 IST


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