Lyon rises to fourth highest wicket taker

Nathan Lyon spoke to the media after passing  Mitchell Johnson (313) to become Australia’s fourth highest Test wicket taker, with 314 scalps.


Lyon took four wickets with just six balls in an incredible opening session of the Second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Lyon’s figures of 4/78 off 27 overs played a key role in dismissing Pakistan for 282. Australia will resume day two at 2/20 .

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Australian squad for the Qantas Tour of the UAE:
Tim Paine (c), Mitch Marsh (vc), Ashton Agar, Aaron Finch, Brendan Doggett, Travis Head, Jon Holland, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Michael Neser, Matthew Renshaw, Peter Siddle and Mitchell Starc.


Qantas Tour of the UAE:
First Test - October 7 (10:00am local time)
Pakistan v Australia
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Second Test - October 16 (10:00am local time)
Pakistan v Australia
Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi