The Ashes: Australian media praise 'hunted' Nathan Lyon

The Daily Telegraph's Malcolm Conn said Lyon had described himself as the "hunted" and understood he will always be under pressure to keep his Test place.

updated: August 10, 2013 10:13 IST
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Sydney: Forgotten spinner Nathan Lyon was hailed by Australia's cricket writers on Saturday after bowling the visitors into a strong position on the opening day of the fourth Ashes Test against England.

Lyon took four wickets as England collapsed to 238 for nine at stumps at Durham's Chester-le-Street ground on Friday.

Off-spinner Lyon, controversially left out of the first two Ashes Tests in favour of teenager Ashton Agar despite taking nine wickets in New Delhi in March, had figures of four wickets for 42 runs in 20 overs.

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