Nathan Lyon, ENG vs AUS, Ashes 2023: Australian spinner Nathan Lyon is just 4 wickets away from creating history.

Nathan Lyon Injury Update: Australian spinner Nathan Lyon was about to make a very impressive record in world cricket. But Nathan Lyon was injured in the second Test of the Ashes series being played between England and Australia. Because of which he had to leave the team. In such a situation, he will have to wait for a few more days to make this record his name. He got this injury while trying to stop the ball towards fine leg. The third Test match between England and Australia has started from Thursday 6th. Let us know what big record Nathan Lyon was about to make.

Nathan Lyon New Record in Test Cricket: Nathan Lyon, one of the best spin bowlers in world cricket, was about to make a huge record in this series. In the second Test of this five-match Test series being played against England, Lyon could have created history by taking only 5 wickets. But due to injury, he could bowl only 13 overs. During this, he took only 1 wicket. Had he taken 4 more wickets, he would have become the 8th bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 500 wickets. But now it may take some more time for him to achieve this position. So far he has taken 496 wickets in 122 matches.

There is no major update yet regarding the return of Nathan Lyon. In such a situation, he can stay out of at least the next two Test matches. Todd Murphy has been included in the Australian team in his place.

Leading Wicket Takers in Test Cricket: The record of taking the most wickets in Test cricket is in the name of former Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who has taken the maximum 800 wickets in Test cricket. On the other hand, in this case, Australian spinner Shane Warne is in second place, who has taken a total of 708 wickets.

Highest wicket taker in test cricket

1. Muttiah Muralitharan – 800 Test wickets, (Sri Lanka)
2. Shane Warne – 708 Test wickets, (Australia)
3. James Anderson – 688 Test wickets, (England)
4. .l Kumble – 619 Test wickets, (India)
5. Stuart Broad – 595 Test wickets, (England)
6. Glenn McGrath – 563 Test wickets, (Australia)
7. Courtney Walsh – 519 Test wickets, (West Indies)
8. Nathan Lyon – 496 Test wickets (Australia)
9. Ravichandran Ashwin – 474 Test wickets, (India)

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