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Nathan Lyon registers his 400th scalp in Test cricket

Brisbane [Australia] : Australia spinner Nathan Lyon on Saturday finally took his 400th wicket in the longest format of the game.

Lyon achieved the feat in the ongoing first Ashes Test against England here at the Gabba, Brisbane. The off-spinner went on to dismiss Dawid Malan in the 74th over of the innings to take his 400th wicket in Test cricket.

Lyon went on to take four wickets in the second innings — Malan, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson and Mark Wood to pile on the misery on England batters.

Lyon and Pat Cummins got among the wickets as Australia inched closer to victory against England on Day 4 of the ongoing first Ashes Test here at the Gabba, Brisbane on Saturday.

England was bowled out for 297, setting a target of just 20 runs for Australia to win the Gabba Test.