Lyon expects same Oz squad as previous four Ashes to play in Sydney Test

Sydney, Dec 31 : Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon said that he expects the same starting XI, including Shane Watson and Ryan Harris, to play in the Sydney Ashes Test as Australia seek to claim a 5-0 Ashes series victory.

Despite injury clouds over Shane Watson (groin) and Ryan Harris (knee) and batsman Alex Doolan being brought into the squad, Lyon was not predicting any changes.

According to, Lyon said that Harris has come out and bowled very well in the Tests for which he is expecting the same XI in Sydney, adding that every player has been performing very well in the series.

However, Lyon welcome the inclusion of Alex Doolan into the squad, saying that there would be opportunities for some players in this Test to keep performing well.

--ANI (Posted on 31-12-2013)

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