The slogging right-hander is in and you know he'll hit with the tide and try to win the game with a six. That line, because of the manner in which the ball is coming towards the batsman, hard-spun and dipping, will make it tough for the best left-handers to play you. Looking back at my own career, each time I got Clive Lloyd out was when I bowled over the wicket. Nathan Lyon (third right) celebrates dismissing Stuart Broad in England’s second innings. Fact or myth: Does twilight really make a difference in day-night Tests? His square spinner gets him wickets. 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Check out our list of the month's most anticipated films and shows to stream from home. You will find that subtle changes of pace, allied to your hard-spun deliveries will help break the rhythm of the batsman and bring you more wickets more often. Nathan Lyon, Self: Good Food America. More specifically, he will welcome the return of Starc's heavy boots to the bowling crease. Born November 20, 1987, Young, New South Wales . Jim Laker bowled an undercutter but some turned a good way and some went like a legcutter. Why? Offspinner Nathan Lyon has refused top divulge any information regarding the plans Australia bowlers have made to deal with a star-studded India batting line-up led by captain Virat Kohli. As offies we are trying to get the right-hand batsman to hit against the spin to the off side, and left-handers to the on side. ", He eyeballed me and in his laconic Yorkshire accent announced: "We lose!". When you bowl to a right-hander, your off-side field is vital; conversely, when operating to a left-hander, your on-side field is paramount. When you get it right, the ball looks like an offbreak but appears to have less purchase on it. Spin the ball hard, mix up the pace, follow your instincts. If you played under Bill Lawry, as I did first up in my career, and went for a few runs in your first over, that might be your lot for the day. The great Australian opening batsman showed me the way to hold the ball, running your index finger down the seam. Because we need to cover the straight-bat shots with a straight midwicket and deepish mid-on. During an under-19 match against Tasmania, a batsman drove the ball straight back at him; so powerful the stroke was that the leather ball crashed onto his face, leaving a red bruise under the left eye. Nathan Lyon; Nathan Lyon: Australian spinner is eyeing off 500 wickets foxsports.com.au - Russell Gould. What happens if the undercutter you bowl doesn't leave the right-hander, but spins in from the off? Keep spinning hard and follow your instincts. They're not used to it, and it is a good variation in itself. Nathan Lyon has undoubtedly been Australia’s best-ever off-spinner. A hard-spun delivery curves away a bit and that helps to create a gap between bat and pad. Full name Nathan Michael Lyon. He said that he has been “working quite hard” on bowling to right-handers, since the entire Indian top-order composes of right-handed batsmen, including Test batting connoisseurs like Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara. My greatest practical lesson was bowling to the Nawab of Pataudi in India long ago. I have no hesitation in saying that you are the best Australian offie I've seen in nearly 30 years. 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Watching Australia’s Nathan Lyon bowl and pick wickets using flight, bounce and traditional off-spin is a delight, says Harbhajan Singh, the second most successful off-spinner in Test history. Nathan Lyon, plying that old-fashioned, taken-for-granted trade of off-spin should this summer raise two milestones, which look good on paper but positively glisten when you look at … I showed Daniel Vettori and Swann the method of bowling a square spinner. Nathan Lyon has played just two T20Is till date, and they came within 33 months of each other. You have to give a bit to get a bit, and mate, you do that instinctively. There are precious few people in Australia who really know much about offspin bowling. NEW DELHI: Watching Australia's Nathan Lyon bowl and pick wickets using flight, bounce and traditional off-spin is a delight, says Harbhajan Singh, the second most successful off-spinner in Test history. I love the way you spin up on the attacking line against the right-handers. I speak regularly with Graeme Swann about offspin in general, and lines. Also, don't be afraid to bowl the odd spell over the wicket to a left-hander. Nathan Lyon. The one you got Doug Bracewell with in Brisbane looked like the sort of delivery I'm talking about. You seem to know instinctively what I took years to learn: that the key to spin bowling is not where the ball lands but how it arrives. 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