Nathan Lyon Injury: In the second Ashes Test match being played between England and Australia at Lord’s, Australia has suffered a major setback in the form of spinner Nathan Lyon. Lyon’s leg got hurt due to taking the catch. On the second day of the match i.e. 29 June, on Thursday, Lyon ran to take the catch, due to which he got injured in his leg.
English batsman Ben Duckett lofted a shot over Australian bowler Cameron Green in the 37th over, which Lyon started running from deep final leg to catch. However, Lyon could not reach the ball and the ball fell before him. After this Lyon was seen in pain. Seeing himself uncomfortable, Lyon called the physio.
After this Lyon was taken out of the ground. Lyon was in so much pain that he staggered off the field. The entire Australian camp, including head coach Andrew McDonald, looked worried about Lyon’s injury. Lyon is the leading spinner of Australia. He is playing his 100th consecutive Test match for the Kangaroo team.
It was Lyon who got Australia the first wicket in this match. Lyon made Jack Crowley his victim on the last ball of the 18th over. Crowley returned to the pavilion after scoring 48 runs in 48 balls with the help of 5 fours.
England returned on the second day
Please tell that in the match, England appeared to make a comeback on the second day. The Australian team came out to bat first and scored 416 runs. For the team, Steve Smith played an inning of 110 runs with the help of 15 fours. Apart from this, Warner scored 66 runs with the help of 8 fours and 1 six. In response, England, batting in their first innings, have scored 278 runs for 4 wickets till the end of the second day. Right now Australia has a lead of 138 runs.
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