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Nathan Lyon has insisted crowd taunts had no effect as he bounced back from the disappointment of a major error to help Australia retain the Ashes.
Australia have crushed England to win the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston with Nathan Lyon starring for the visitors.
Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon has tried to ramp up the pressure on England by insisting "it's their World Cup to lose".
Off-spinner Nathan Lyon says Australia have gotten used to the hostile atmosphere directed towards them from English fans.
Australian spin bowler Nathan Lyon has defended Mitchell Starc ahead of the second and final Test against Sri Lanka.
Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has been catapulted into the top ten of ICC Test bowling rankings following a purple patch of form.
Spinner Nathan Lyon claimed the prized wicket of Indian captain Virat Kohli as Australia closed in on victory in the second Test in Perth.
In a once-dominant team humbled by a cheating scandal, spinner Nathan Lyon has been a reassuring throwback to an age of hard-bitten Australian cricketers.
Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc, veteran spinner Nathan Lyon and all-rounder Mitch Marsh were all left out of Australia's Twenty20 squad to play SA and India.
Ace Australian spinner Nathan Lyon got ready for a spin battle against Pakistan with a five-wicket haul on the opening day of warm-up match in Dubai.
Nathan Lyon was uncomfortable seeing himself alongside some of Australia's greatest cricketers after he equalled Dennis Lillee's tally of Test wickets.
Australia may have finished above England in the table at this year's World Cup but Nathan Lyon is adamant his team will be underdogs.
Despite pacers having called the shots thus far at the Cricket World Cup , Australia hasn't ruled out the possibility of the team accommodating both their frontline spinners.
Australia spinner Nathan Lyon insists his team were prepared for the "ruthless" reaction from England fans to Steve Smith and David Warner.
Veterans Usman Khawaja, Peter Siddle, and Nathan Lyon have been recalled to a revamped Australian one-day squad to play India.
Australia have beaten India in Perth to level the series with their first Test win since the ball-tampering 'sandpapergate' scandal that rocked international cricket.
Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon says is humbled after Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar praised him as a "very special" bowler.
Australia seamer Josh Hazelwood feels spinner Nathan Lyon will be the key man in the home side's bowling attack against India.
Debutant opener Fakhar Zaman and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed missed hundreds by six runs each but still revived Pakistan on the first day of the second Test in Abu Dhabi.
Former England cricketer Graeme Swann has labelled India's Ravichandran Ashwin as "easily the best off-spinner in the world".
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