R Ashwin Vs Nathan Lyon: Head-To-Head Stats In BGT

R Ashwin Vs Nathan Lyon
R Ashwin Vs Nathan Lyon

Two modern-day legends, Ravichandran Ashwin and Nathan Lyon are the two most successful spinners in modern-day cricket. Both Lyon and Ashwin completed 100 wickets against each other’s team in the Delhi test of the Border-Gavaskar trophy. So, in this article, we will see a head-to-head comparison of stats between Ravichandran Ashwin and Nathan Lyon in BGT.

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  • Matches – Nathan Lyon played more BGT test matches than Ravichandran Ashwin. Lyon played 24 test matches while Ashwin played 20 test matches.
  • Innings – when it comes to innings, Nathan Lyon bowled in more innings than Ravichandran Ashwin. Lyon bowled in 43 innings while Ashwin in 38.
  • Wickets – both Lyon and Ashwin have 100 wickets against each other’s team. It is really a big achievement for a bowler to complete 100 wickets against a single team.
  • Average – when it comes to average, Indian spinner Ashwin has a better test average than Lyon. Ashwin has a test average of 29.46 while Lyon has an average of 34.6.
  • Strike rate – strike rate is nearly equal for both spinners. Ashwin has a strike rate of 64.7 while Lyon has a strike rate of 67.
  • Best bowling figure in an inning – Nathan Lyon has a better bowling figure in a BGT test match inning than Ravichandran Ashwin. Lyon has 8/50 while Ashwin has 7/103.
  • Best bowling figure in a match – this time it is Ashwin who is ahead of Lyon in this stat as Ashwin has 12/198 as his best bowling figure in a match while Lyon has 12/286.
  • Five wicket hauls – Lyon is ahead of Ashwin in five-wicket hauls. Lyon has 8 five-wicket hauls while Ashwin has 6 five-wicket hauls in BGT.
  • Ten wicket hauls – both Ashwin and Lyon have one ten-wicket hauls each in the Border-Gavaskar trophy.
Nathan Lyon
Nathan Lyon
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