Ashes 2023, Huge Blow for Australia as Nathan Lyon ruled out of Ashes 2023 after Calf Injury during 2nd test match: Australia will be without Nathan Lyon in their playing11 for the first time after 101 test matches as the Off-Spinner was ruled out from the rest of Ashes 2023 due to a calf injury.
Australia will be missing him a lot as he was performing very well in this series, but Now, inexperienced spinner Todd Murphy will be included in the playing11 for the remaining part of Ashes 2023 as a replacement for veteran spinner Nathan Lyon, will miss the Ashes 2023.
While Fielding on Day 2 of the Second Test against England at Lord’s Cricket Ground, Nathan Lyon suffered a calf tear while running on the ground. Despite being injured, Lyon came to bat on Day 4 in Australia‘s second inning, but Now 35-year-old Lyon is ruled out of the remaining matches in Ashes 2023.
Australia is ahead of England by 2-0 in this series after winning the second test match at lord’s by 43 runs. The Player of the Match (POTM0 award was won by Steve Smith, who knocked 110 & 34 runs in both innings, whereas Mitchell Starc, who replaced Scott Boland in the Second test match, took six wickets.
After Nathan Lyon’s Injury, Australian management could call Todd Murphy as his replacement for the remaining Ashes 2023 series. He will have the great opportunity to show his abilities in English conditions.
The Test Series will be important to Todd Murphy as World Cup 2023 will happen in India in October-November, and Indian Conditions supports spinners, so he should try to give his best to get included in the World Cup 2023 Squad and Playing11.
In the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Todd Murphy has taken 14 wickets at an average of 25.21 against the Indian team. Australian management will try to give him this opportunity to replicate the same thing in England.
Todd Murphy Test Stats:
Matches Played: 4
Australia Squad for remaining Ashes 2023 Series:
Australia squad: Pat Cummins (C), Steve Smith (VC), David Warner, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Scott Boland, Alex Carey (WK), Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Mitch Marsh, Todd Murphy, Michael Neser, Jimmy Peirson, Mitchell Starc.
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