News – Cricket: Australia’s greatest ever offspinner, Nathan Lyon, takes the prized wicket of Indian skipper Virat Kohli, late on Day 3 of the First Test.

Summary

  • Cricket: Australia’s greatest ever offspinner, Nathan Lyon, takes the prized wicket of Indian skipper Virat Kohli, late on Day 3 of the First Test.
  • Indian skipper Virat Kohli is on the verge of losing top spot in the ICC Test batting rankings.
  • His side may hold a crucial early lead in their Test series against Australia, after an excellent win in the first Test in Adelaide, but Kohli could only manage three in the first innings and 34 in the second.
  • The master batsmen has held the lead since the Test against England in Edgbaston earlier this year, but is now in danger of conceding top spot to New Zealand’s Kane Williamson, according to cricket.com.au.
  • If Kohli fails twice in the Perth Test match against Australia, which starts on Friday, Williamson could supersede him as statistically the best batsmen in the game.


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