Bangladesh on top of Australia despite Lyon's seven wickets - Emirates24|7

Bangladesh on top of Australia despite Lyon's seven wickets

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Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed seven wickets to help bowl out Bangladesh for 305 on day two of the second and final Test in Chittagong on Tuesday.

Lyon, who had taken five wickets on the opening day, returned impressive figures of 7-94 including the prized scalp of skipper and overnight batsman Mushfiqur Rahim for 68.

The hosts, who lead the series 1-0, added 52 runs to their overnight score of 253-6 before losing all their 10 wickets in the first session of play.

In reply, Australia were 15-1 at lunch with David Warner on 2 and skipper Steve Smith on 8 at the crease. The visitors still trail Bangladesh by 290 runs in the first innings.

Fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman drew first blood after getting Matt Renshaw caught behind for four. The left-handed opener tried to flick away a sliding delivery down the leg side but Rahim took a sharp catch.

Earlier Lyon struck on his second delivery of the day to get Rahim bowled on a tossed up delivery that spun and got the inside edge of the batsman's bat before whipping the bails off.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Rahim added just six runs to his overnight score of 62.

Rahim's overnight partner Nasir Hossain, with whom he shared a 43-run seventh-wicket stand, made a 97-ball 45 before becoming left-arm spinner Ashton Agar's second victim.

But it was the 105-run sixth-wicket partnership between Rahim and Sabbir Rahman, who made 66, that remained the highlight of the innings after the hosts were reduced to 117-5.

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