Cricket player Nathan Michael Lyon represents Australia internationally. He was born on November 20, 1987. He represents New South Wales in domestic cricket and made his Test debut in 2011.
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Lyon is a lower-order right-handed batter and off-spin bowler. The most Test wickets taken by an Australian off-spin bowler are held by Lyon, who passed Hugh Trumble’s 141 wickets in 2015. Lyon is regarded as Australia’s most successful off-spin bowler.
Lyon participated in his 100th Test match in January 2021 as Australia was playing India in a series. Lyon was born to Stephen and Bronwyn Lyon in Young, New South Wales. He relocated from Young to Canberra as a teenager and later played for the under-17s and under-18s representative teams of ACT Cricket.
Nathan Lyon relocated to Adelaide in 2010 and joined the Adelaide Oval’s ground staff. While continuing to play for the Comets in the Futures League, he represented the Prospect Cricket Club in the South Australian Grade Cricket League.
Lyon was chosen to play for the Southern Redbacks in the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash after his performance for the Comets in the 2010 Futures League Twenty20 in Melbourne in December, which South Australia’s Twenty20 coach Darren Berry saw.
Career of Nathan Lyon
On July 26, 2011, Lyon was chosen for the Australian Test team’s 2011 trip to Sri Lanka. In a three-day exhibition match at the Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium against the Sri Lanka Board XI, he picked up two wickets for Australia. On August 31, 2011, Lyon faced Sri Lanka in his first Test at Galle, where Greg Chappell gave him his Baggy Green hat.
On September 1, 2011, Nathan Lyon grabbed his first wicket in Test cricket, and Kumar Sangakkara was the victim. With this achievement, he became the first Australian since Arthur Coningham in 1894 to take his first wicket from his first ball in Test cricket, making him the third Australian (and seventeenth international player) to do it.
Who Is Nathan Lyon Wife, Emma Mccarthy?
With Mel Waring, Nathan Lyon’s ex-partner, they had two kids. In July 2022, he got married to Emma McCarthy. Nathan Lyon’s wife is Emma McCarthy.
The GOAT, also known as Nathan Lyon, and Mellisa Warring were married for ten years until splitting up in 2017. In 2017, it became known that Nathan Lyon was dating real estate agent Emma McCarthy. The images of Nathan Lyon and Emma McCarthy sharing a kiss were found online.
Mellisa Warring broke up with Nathan Lyon after finding out he was cheating on her. She later wrote about her breakup with Lyon in a blog post.