India vs Australia: Indian team gifts signed jersey to Nathan Lyon; shares photo on Instagram- Check out; Australia spinner Nathan Lyon on Wednesday shared a post on Instagram and thanked Team India for their sportsmanship during the recently-concluded India vs Australia series and the kind gesture shown by the team when they offered him a signed jersey.
The Brisbane Test against India, which was a historic win for the visitors as they went on to win the series with it, was Lyon’s 100th Test match. Team India led by skipper Ajinkya Rahane, presented the veteran spinner with a signed jersey for his incredible achievement. Lyon became only the 13th Australian player to have completed 100 Test matches.
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In a post shared by the spinner on Wednesday, he wrote that it has been a week now since he has been home, and said that he was humbled and grateful to have played even one Test match for Australia.
“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.
“I have had the opportunity to play and learn from some of the greats of Australian Cricket and have made friendship 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 everyday.
“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.