Ravichandran Ashwin and Nathan Lyon are two of the premier off-spinners in Test cricket proper now. © AFP
Former Australian spin wizard Brad Hogg believes that the Aussies cricketer Nathan Lyon is a greater off-spinner than India’s Ravichandran Ashwin within the longest format of the sport. It so occurred that in a latest query and reply with the followers on social media, a fan had requested Hogg who’s the higher off-spinner amongst Ashwin and Lyon. Responding to this, the previous Australian spin bowler claimed that Lyon is a greater decide just because the 32-year-old cricketer has considerably improved during the last yr.
“I feel Lyon has taken the mantle from Ashwin over the last year just as the best off spinner, but I love the way both continue to improve there games and not be complacent where they are at. #hoggytime,” Hogg tweeted.
Earlier within the yr, Lyon scripted his first-five wicket haul on the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). He achieved the feat on day three of the third Test between Australia and New Zealand.
Australia spinner Lyon had additionally surpassed England’s legendary all-rounder Ian Botham within the record for main wicket-takers within the longest format of the sport throughout the collection.