Nathan Lyon: Australian spinner Nathan Lyon made a big record in the Test match being played in Ahmedabad between India and Australia (IND vs AUS). He became the highest Test wicket-taker in India. He beat former England bowler Derek Underwood in this matter. Derek took 54 Test wickets in India.
In the fourth Test match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023, Nathan Lyon first lbw Shubman Gill and equaled Derek’s record of 54 wickets in India. After this, taking the wicket of KS Bharath on the fourth day of the match, he left Derek behind in this list. Lion also sent pavilion to R Ashwin here.
Nathan Lyon’s record in India is like this
Nathan Lyon has now taken 56 wickets in 19 innings of 11 Test matches in India. He has taken these wickets at an average of 27.35. During this, he has taken five or more than five wickets in five Test matches. At the same time, he has also taken more than 10 wickets. His best bowling in India came in the last Test match at Indore, where he took 11 wickets for 99 runs.
The other four bowlers with the most wickets in India
Former England spinner Derek Underwood is the highest wicket-taker in India after Nathan Lyon. Derek took 54 wickets in 16 matches on Indian grounds between 1972 and 1982. This record was registered in his name for the last 40 years.
After Derek, former Australia spinner Richie Benaud (52 wickets) is at number four, former West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh (43 wickets) and Sri Lankan great spinner Muttiah Muralitharan (40 wickets) at number five.< /p>
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