IND vs AUS: Nathan Lyon records his second-best bowling figures in India

Australian side have bounced back well in the third Test match against India. Indian cricket team had no answers to the questions Australian bowlers and batters asked in the game in Indore. After this loss, the series is now at 2-1 and the final game will be an important one.

8/64 – These figures by Nathan Lyon has the joint third-best figures for a visiting bowler in an innings in India. It is also Lyon’s second-best career figure, trailing only his 8/50 against India in Bengaluru in 2017. Lyon surpassed Anil Kumble’s 111 wickets to become the highest wicket taker in India-Australia matches.


Best figures for a visiting bowler in India

Player Figures Overs Venue Season
Ajaz Patel 10/119 47.5 Mumbai WS 2021/22
Nathan Lyon 8/50 22.2 Bengaluru 2016/17
Lance Klusener 8/64 21.3 Kolkata 1996/97
Nathan Lyon 8/64 23.3 Indore 2022/23
Sikander Bakht 8/69 21 Delhi 1979/80
Jason Krejza 8/215 43.5 Nagpur 2008/09


On the second day of the ongoing third Test between India and Australia in Indore, Nathan Lyon, the most successful spinner of the visiting team, has created history against Team India. Lyon has created history by taking the wicket of Gill and has become the most successful spinner against India. He has defeated Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan in this matter.