Nathan Lyon by the numbers

Nathan Lyon has now passed 350 wickets in Test Cricket, now sitting on 352 Test Match wickets in 87 Test Matches.

  • Fourth highest Australian wicket taker, only behind Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath, and Dennis Lillee.
  • Has played 87 Test Matches
  • From 2012 to 2018 has taken at least 30 wickets in each calendar year. In 2019 he has taken 17 wickets in just four Tests.
  • Took 63 wickets in the 2017 calendar year.
  • Has scored 935 Test Match runs with a highest of 47 against South Africa.
  • Has hit 119 Fours and 5 Sixes.
  • Has faced 2035 deliveries in Tests.
  • Has a batting strike rate of 45.95.
  • Unfortunately has recorded 15 ducks.
  • He has batted at every batting position in Tests except Opener and Number 8.
  • Has bowled 3714.4 overs in Test Matches.
  • Has bowed 697 maiden overs.
  • Has a best bowling in an innings of 8 for 50 against India in Bangalore.
  • Has taken 5 wickets in an innings on 15 occasions.
  • Has taken 5 wickets in an innings against India on 7 occasions, Bangladesh three times, England twice and Sri Lanka, West Indies and South Africa on a single occasion.
  • Has taken 10 wickets in a match twice, once against India (12-286) and once again Bangladesh (13-154).
  • Took a wicket with his first ball in Test Cricket and 5 wickets in an innings in his first bowling innings in Test Cricket.
  • Has the most wickets against India (85), then England (74), South Africa (46), Sri Lanka (35), West Indies (34), New Zealand (30), Pakistan (26), and Bangladesh (22).
  • Has taken the most wickets at the Adelaide Oval (45), then the Gabba (33), MCG (27), and the SCG (26).
  • 352 of his 519 first-class wickets have been taken in Tests.

2018/19 ACT Grade Cricket Statistical Review

The 2018/19 ACT Grade Cricket Statistical Review has finally been released. Coming in at 202 pages, it covers match summaries and statistics for every ACT Grade from 1st Grade to 5th Grade and the two Women’s Competitions. There are match summaries for every grade cricket match played in the 2018/19 season as well as full scorecards for every Final whether it be a 2-day, Limited Overs or T20 match. Full statistics for every grade are included as well as full statistics for every player who played during the season.

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ACT Grade Cricket Review 2018-19