Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Not Ashes, Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon says Border-Gavaskar Trophy ‘Pinnacle series for Australian cricketers’ against India Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has claimed that the Border-Gavaskar series has risen to the status of the Ashes and called it a “huge challenge”. Lyon said the series against India has achieved a high status, which has become “the top series for Australian cricketers”. Follow Insidesport.IN for more updates
India have been better than Australia, having won each of the last three Border-Gavaskar Trophies since 2017. “It’s huge. It’s going to be like the Ashes series as the top series for an Australian cricketer, “the ICC quoted Nathan Lyon as saying.
“With the Test Championship, this series is more important and is probably going to be a bigger challenge. It’s about doing the basics, not going too far ahead of ourselves and enjoying the challenge – I think that’s going to be the biggest, ”Leon said.
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Before the two away series, Australia is scheduled to play in Asia as part of the ICC World Test Championship 2023. “There is no point in hiding behind it. It’s a challenge we want to be proud of – to get there and perform really well. The challenge is huge and it’s exciting to be honest, “said Leon.
Australia made history in the recently concluded Pakistan tour where they registered their first overseas Test series win since 2016 and the first in Asia since 2011.
The victory against Sri Lanka in 2011 came as they will face a two-match Test series from June 29 next. With Australia’s all-round tour schedule in Asia, Pakistan’s win gave them new confidence.
Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Not Ashes, Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon says Border-Gavaskar Trophy ‘top series for Australian cricketers’ against India
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