The Sun UK – HE ignited the first day of The Ashes in extraordinary fashion, just as he had set the pre-series build-up ablaze.


  • After aiming a series of verbal grenades at the English, Nathan ‘Garry’ Lyon revved up an uninspired Australia team with a flamethrower piece of fielding to run out James Vince, 17 runs short of a maiden Test ton.
  • Getty Images Nathan Lyon hurled at the stumps to dismiss James VinceOn the week of his 30th birthday, Lyon made himself the new Aussie folk devil for English cricket fans — and every Ashes series needs one of those.
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  • But while Lyon’s claim England would be terrified by Australia’s pace did not come to fruition on the first day, he tied down the batsman with high-quality spin.
  • AFP Lyon celebrates his run out of Vince on the first day at the GabbaGarry Lyon is an ex- Aussie rules star — and so Nathan was handed ‘Garry’ as his nickname by wicketkeeper Matthew Wade, who has since lost his place to Tim Paine.

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