When that happens, there is a potential catch. Nathan Lyon (third right) celebrates dismissing Stuart Broad in England’s second innings. 140.3k Followers, 826 Following, 89 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Nathan Lyon (@nath.lyon421) (AP) When Nathan Lyon was 18, he nearly lost his eyes. I'm not a swing bowler.". Upon hitting the pitch, it skids on straight. Home/India Tour Of Australia 2020-21/ Nathan Lyon Unhappy With Virat Kohli For Skipping Test Series India Tour Of Australia 2020-21 Anshuman Roy Follow on Twitter November 11, 2020 Bruce Yardley used to say the best "arm ball" was the offie he bowled that carried straight on. ... a doosra would probably be superfluous as it might beat the bat of any right-hander by a mile. File Photo. What number should India really be worried about? Thankfully I came to play under Ian Chappell, who was terrific, as was Mark Taylor down the track with Warne, Tim May and Mark Waugh. ", I replied: "Arm ball? 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Apr 26, 2020; My greatest practical lesson was bowling to the Nawab of Pataudi in India long ago. You could hear the ball buzz when he delivered it. Nathan Lyon, plying that old-fashioned, taken-for-granted trade of off-spin should this summer raise two milestones, which look good on paper but positively glisten when you look at … ", He eyeballed me and in his laconic Yorkshire accent announced: "We lose!". "I bowl offbreaks. Spin the ball hard, mix up the pace, follow your instincts. Watching Australia’s Nathan Lyon bowl and pick wickets using flight, bounce and traditional off-spin is a delight, says Harbhajan Singh, the second most successful off-spinner in Test history. If you played under Bill Lawry, as I did first up in my career, and went for a few runs in your first over, that might be your lot for the day. But he has hardly any T20I numbers to speak of. As long as you bowl hard-spun, dipping offies on a line of middle stump, the batsman needs to take a huge risk to hit against the spin. He meant dropping or dipping the ball, so you do the batsman in the air and the ball hits higher on his bat than he wants it to. Sayonee song Mohabaat Ajnabee out: Get ready to surrender yourself to the power of love, Rohan Sippy on getting Pankaj Tripathi back for ‘Criminal Justice’, Bigg Boss 14 Dec 15 HIGHLIGHTS: Eijaz, Abhinav, Arshi, Kashmera and Manu Punjabi get nominated, Bigg Boss 14: Will Rakhi Sawant’s husband Ritesh enter Salman Khan’s show? The square spinner is so much better than the doosra for two reasons: You cannot pick the square spinner, because it looks like an offbreak but carries straight on. Nathan Lyon has undoubtedly been Australia’s best-ever off-spinner. One ball to go and six to win. Nathan Lyon has been very effective with the pink ball, taking 28 wickets at an average of under 26 which is lower than his overall career average of over 31. I put it to him: "Jim, the opposition are nine down. It will also give you a better chance of hitting off stump. Nathan Lyon has played just two T20Is till date, and they came within 33 months of each other. Swann got Marcus North a few times with that delivery, and he uses it a lot; he rarely resorts to the one-finger swinger that Simmo was banging on to me about. Injury-ravaged it might be but senior off-spinner Nathan Lyon feels that the current Australian team is … Nathan Lyon. Keep spinning hard and follow your instincts. That line, because of the manner in which the ball is coming towards the batsman, hard-spun and dipping, will make it tough for the best left-handers to play you. As offies we are trying to get the right-hand batsman to hit against the spin to the off side, and left-handers to the on side. Like Shane Warne, when first brought on to bowl I simply bowled my stock ball, hard-spun and at slightly different paces, to ensure that I stayed in the attack. “Nathan Lyon and Moeen Ali still need to prove themselves but Ashwin is a world-class bowler and is bowling superbly at the moment,” Saqlain told reporters at the Asia Cup in Bangladesh. Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has lofty plans to join a select few greats to snare 500 Test wickets, with India the next team in his sights. Adelaide: Nathan Lyon believes the Australian bowling attack is older, wiser and better than it was two years ago when India won a test series Down Under for the first time. Offspinner Nathan Lyon has refused top divulge any information regarding the plans Australia bowlers have made to deal with a star-studded India batting line-up led by captain Virat Kohli. I have no hesitation in saying that you are the best Australian offie I've seen in nearly 30 years. Yuvraj Singh named in Punjab's 30-man probables' list for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Current age 33 years 5 days. But you have to get your field placement right. Spin hard, drive up and over your braced front leg with a high bowling arm and you can defeat the best batsmen on any track, anywhere, anytime. I think, too, that Michael Clarke is in the Chappell-Taylor mould. Nathan Lyon takes six wickets as Australia wins the opening game of an away Ashes series for the first time since 2005, and claims its first win in Birmingham since 2001. A ball with more over-spin on it may turn in a little, but not as much as the batsman expects, and that gives you a better chance of getting an outside edge. When you get it right, the ball looks like an offbreak but appears to have less purchase on it. Born November 20, 1987, Young, New South Wales . What happens if the undercutter you bowl doesn't leave the right-hander, but spins in from the off? Looking back at my own career, each time I got Clive Lloyd out was when I bowled over the wicket. After my first 10 Tests and 46 wickets, Bob Simpson came to me and said, "Where's your arm ball? You seem to know instinctively what I took years to learn: that the key to spin bowling is not where the ball lands but how it arrives. Aussie Test star Nathan Lyon has set himself a target of more than 500 wickets as he edges towards his 100th match in the baggy green. The one you got Doug Bracewell with in Brisbane looked like the sort of delivery I'm talking about. When you bowl to a right-hander, your off-side field is vital; conversely, when operating to a left-hander, your on-side field is paramount. The best offie I saw was Erapalli Prasanna, the little Indian bowler. A word of warning: take care with whom you talk offspin, because I've seen the nonsense going on at the Centre of Excellence, where spinners are wired to music. Against the left-handers you need to bowl a straighter line, that is, middle, middle and leg, so that if they miss you might hit off stump. Read More See Pic, Petr Cech Set To Play For Chelsea's Reserve Team Against Tottenham Hotspur, Banned Danish Kaneria plays in tournament organised by veterans association, says event not under PCB, Premier League: Crystal Palace hit back late to deny Tottenham Hotspur a win on the road, ISL 2020/21: Bengaluru FC clip Kerala Blasters wings in six-goal thriller. Nathan Lyon is an Australian cricketer. NEW DELHI: Watching Australia's Nathan Lyon bowl and pick wickets using flight, bounce and traditional off-spin is a delight, says Harbhajan Singh, the second most successful off-spinner in Test history. Jim Laker bowled an undercutter but some turned a good way and some went like a legcutter. Check out our list of the month's most anticipated films and shows to stream from home. I love the way you spin up on the attacking line against the right-handers. There are precious few people in Australia who really know much about offspin bowling. 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The great Australian opening batsman showed me the way to hold the ball, running your index finger down the seam. And for a bloke like you, who really spins and bounces your stock offbreak, a doosra would probably be superfluous as it might beat the bat of any right-hander by a mile. Nathan Lyon; Nathan Lyon: Australian spinner is eyeing off 500 wickets foxsports.com.au - Russell Gould. Spin the ball hard, mix up the pace, follow your instincts. Adelaide [Australia], December 14 (ANI): Australia spinner Nathan Lyon has said that he likes to keep things simple and he does not make any changes to … Sometimes the right-hand batsman can snick an offbreak to first slip simply because he has allowed for greater turn in towards him. He tries to make things happen and he definitely has a rapport with your style and skill and will back you. He said that he has been “working quite hard” on bowling to right-handers, since the entire Indian top-order composes of right-handed batsmen, including Test batting connoisseurs like Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara. Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has lofty plans to join a select few greats to snare 500 Test wickets, with India the next team in his sights. The slogging right-hander is in and you know he'll hit with the tide and try to win the game with a six. Why? Ian Chappell took 17 catches off me in Tests, mostly at first slip, and most of those were the result of my getting more over-spin on those particular deliveries, while the batsmen allowed for a greater breadth of turn. It is the offspinner's equivalent of the legbreak bowler's slider, which is pushed out of the front of the hand. In 96 Test matches, he has scalped 390 wickets at an average of 31.59, including eighteen 5-wicket hauls and three 10-wicket tallies. "That's not for me, Bob," I said. 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Because we need to cover the straight-bat shots with a straight midwicket and deepish mid-on. Full name Nathan Michael Lyon. 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