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Starc reflects on Lyon’s World Test Championship success

With 88 wickets from 20 Test matches, Nathan Lyon was by far the most destructive bowler during the WTC 2021–23 cycle

Australian spinner Nathan Ryan, who has seen his teammates win two world titles over the past decade, received the coveted test mace in the final of the ICC World Test Championships. , experienced first-hand what it feels like to win an ICC event. got the

Lyon missed out on qualifying for Australia’s winning side at the 2015 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup and his 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, but ultimately earned the reputation of being the biggest showcase in the world. After that, I jumped at the opportunity. The WTC Finals will be the biggest showcase in the world in his preferred format.

The 35-year-old played a key role in Day 5 of the WTC final after Australia held India’s second innings to 234 to win by 209 runs. Lyon finished with figures of 4/41, notably Rohit Sharma’s crucial early wicket early in the fourth and final wicket that clinched the win.

They defeated India easily to win the World Test Championship. The team, led by Pat Cummins, was the first team to win all major ICC competitions. The Australian player currently holds nine ICC titles.

Australia’s Mitchell Stark similarly praised his team-mates, claiming that Lyon’s success in the WTC final was equivalent to winning the World Cup.

“Nathan commented there. He didn’t make it to the World Championship final, so this is kind of his World Championship. Equivalent to a cup.” Pat and I and Josh were with all three of us here including Mitch Marsh on the side. In particular, “Davy” and “Smith” all played big roles. For that group, there’s a lot of experience there, a lot of time together, a lot of success,” Stark told the ICC.

It’s very early until the Ashes start on Friday: Stark In his

first test, Australia will focus on the Ashes series against nemesis England at Edgbaston from 16th June. “We will enjoy this moment as a group. The players and staff have really contributed a lot.” But we got there very quickly until Ash resumed on Friday,” Stark added.

With 88 wickets in 20 Test matches, Nathan Ryan was the most disruptive bowler in the 2021-23 WTC cycle, easily beating South Africa’s Kagiso Labada by 67 wickets. rice field. Lyon will now try to increase the focus on performances against England and Ashes.



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