Australian bowler Nathan Lyon express his feelings on receiving the signed jersey from Rahane and Co. Post the recently concluded Border Gavaskar Trophy team India offered a signed jersey for Nathan Lyon after winning the series in 1-2 aspect.
Nathan Lyon received a signed Jersey
After winning the historic Gabba Test, Indian skipper Rahane presented the signed jersey to Nathan Lyon, who was playing his 100th Test match for the Aussies. Lyon became only the 13th Australian player to have completed 100 Test matches.
Australian spinner Nathan Lyon on Wednesday took to Instagram and praises team India for their kind gesture.
“After a week at home, I’ve had a chance to reflect on the summer. Playing for Australia and receiving a baggy green has always been my dream. I am extremely humble and grateful to have played one test match for Australia let alone 99 more.
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“I have had the opportunity to play and learn from some of the greats of Australian Cricket and have made friendships that will last a lifetime. Walking out onto the field in Brisbane to celebrate 100 matches was an extremely proud moment personally for me.
“Even though we didn’t get the job done I will continue to learn, grow and aim to become a better cricketer every day.
“A massive congratulations to Ajinkya Rahane and Team India on the series win! Thank you also for your sportsmanship and the incredibly kind gesture of a signed Team India shirt. It will be a great addition to the man cave. Now time to reset and chase some bigger goals,” Lyon wrote on Instagram.
Lyon scalped three wickets in the final match against India and now has 399 Test wickets to his name.