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Chris Barrett is a Sports Writer with The Sydney Morning Herald.


Hopes blown away in dust

Australia may have chosen the wrong Maxwell - and if only the Indians had been dismissed for 99. We can't show you photos because of a dispute with the BCCI.

Chris Barrett Australia on the receiving end, selectors already in firing line.

Pujara twists the knife on Clarke's men


Chris Barrett Australia have been ground into the Andhra Pradesh dust and selectors, like Michael Clarke's helpless attack, are already in the firing line.

Lyon finally gets his day in the run and brings Tendulkar undone

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27:  Nathan Lyon (R) of Australia celebrates with team mate Michael Clarke after taking the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar of India during day four of the Fourth Test Match between Australia and India at Adelaide Oval on January 27, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Hamish Blair/Getty Images)

Chris Barrett NATHAN LYON had spent all summer with the spotlight on others; on Peter Siddle, James Pattinson, Ben Hilfenhaus, Mitchell Starc and, latterly, Ryan Harris.

Lyon spins his magic

Chuffed: Nathan Lyon (right) celebrates with Michael Clarke after taking the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar yesterday in Adelaide.

Chris Barrett, Adelaide On the penultimate day of the Border-Gavaskar series Nathan Lyon's time finally arrived.