Nathan Lyon | In Ashes 2023 AUS vs ENG Test Series, Australian bowler Nathan Lyon reached close to a huge record in Test career, took 8 wickets in the first match

-Vinay Kumar In the first match of the AUS vs ENG Ashes Test Series being played in England, Australia’s lethal bowler Nathan Lyon wreaked havoc in Edgbaston ground in Birmingham. In this series, just after getting 5 more wickets, Lyon will make a huge record in Test cricket. Significantly, Nathan Lyon took 4-4 wickets in both the innings of this match, ie, 8 wickets in total. Now he just needs 5 wickets to create history. There are still more chances to bowl in 4 matches in The Ashes Test Series ENG vs AUS of 5 matches. In such a situation, his name will be completed 500 wickets in the history of Test cricket as soon as he takes 5 more wickets. The history of International Test cricket tells that Nathan Lyon has taken 495 wickets in 121 matches played so far in his Test career. By taking 5 wickets, Lyon will become the eighth bowler in the world and the second bowler in Australia to take 500 or more wickets. ICC World Test Rankings number one bowler Ravichandran Ashwin is currently 26 wickets away from the 500-wicket mark. He has taken 474 wickets in 92 Test matches played so far. Also read: Bowlers with the most wickets in Test cricket 1. Muttiah Muralitharan: 800 wickets 2. Shane Warne: 708 wickets 3. James Anderson: 685 wickets 4. Anil Kumble: 619 wickets 5. Stuart Broad: 582 wickets 6. Glenn McGrath: 563 wickets 7. Courtney Walsh: 519 wickets 8. Nathan Lyon: 495 wickets 9. Ravichandran Ashwin: 474 wickets 10. Dale Steyn: 439 wickets

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