• Nathan Lyon's celestial six a joyous celebration of Australia's lower order | Geoff Lemon

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    England's specialist batters have struggled throughout while Australia's bowlers have increased the pain in the form of runs There was a moment in the trajectory where the impossible announced that it was, in fact, possible. Nathan Lyon had just played a pull shot, which was nothing unusual. His only shots in Test cricket are the pull shot and the sweep shot, which for Lyon is the pull shot he plays while kneeling down. He knows fast bowlers will bowl bouncers at him and he has devised one method of deflecting them. So it is normal to see Lyon lean back and heave across the line. It is not...
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