NATHON LYON FIVE WICKET HAUL PUTS AUSTRALIA IN DOMINANT POSITION – 3rd TEST day 3,AUS vs NZ

January 6, 2020

by — Posted in Aus vs Nz, Australia, New Zealand

MATCH SUMMARY

New Zealand started their innings on day 3 resuming from 63/0, looked good but soon after Nathon Lyon bought the first break through for Australia where Tom Blundell was cleaned up.

Then skipper Tom Latham and Jeet Raval tried to rebuild the innings and also carrying 49 run stand then Raval was trapped by Lyon yet again.

And one brings another,soon after Tom Latham was dismissed by Pat Cummins by gliding a simple catch to Mitchell Starc at mid on missing out his half century.

Then experinced campaigner Ross Taylor counter attacked Australia with boundaries, but soon after lunch break he was picked by Cummins for 22,wickets tumbling as Bj Watling was also gone for cheaply.

Then came Colin De Grandhomme gave a company to debutant Glenn Phillips and also bulit up a 32 run stand before being run out.

Phillips made use of his dropped catches by Lyon by counter attacking Australian bowlers, pulled the balls with some power making them pay and reached his maiden fifty but finally Cummins got better of him with inswinger.

And Nathon Lyon cleaned up New Zealand for just 16 runs and picking up his 17th test five wicket haul.

Then Australia decided to add lead to their 243 runs and batted brilliantly in final hours of day without loosing wicket finishing the day 40/0.

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