Taking the high road: Nathan Lyons ex Mel Waring posts a dedication to the cricketer from their young children as he celebrates 100 test matches… after he left her for glamorous blonde Emma McCarthy
It’s been three years since Nathan Lyon and Mel Waring’s messy split rocked the cricket community – after he left her for glamorous blonde Emma McCarthy.
But on Friday, Nathan Lyons ex Mel Waring, 32, shared a dedication to the cricketer from their two daughters as he celebrates 100 test matches.
In a sweet Instagram video, Harper, six, and Milla, five, congratulated their father for his huge milestone and apologised for not being in Queensland to watch him play.
Sweet: On Friday, Nathan Lyons ex Mel Waring, 32, shared a dedication to the cricketer from their two daughters (pictured) as he celebrated 100 test matches
‘Happy 100 test dad, we love you and we’re sorry we can’t be there,’ they said in the clip.
Harper and Milla are currently living in Canberra with their mother, Mel.
The sisters looked sweet in Cricket Australia jerseys as they cheered on their dad by his unusual nickname, yelling out ‘go Gary’.
Home sweet home: Harper and Milla are currently living in Canberra with their mother, Mel
Nathan and Mel split after the sportsman was caught kissing Emma in late 2017 in Perth while he was still with Mel.
She detailed their heart-breaking split in a post on her blog, Life of Lyons, in March 2018.
The single mother said her pain was ‘real and deep’ and she recounted nights when she would lie in bed with her children and cry.
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‘I didn’t ask for this, this wasn’t the way my life was supposed to be. He was my forever, he was my whole world,’ she wrote.
‘Until the very end I was 100 per cent devoted to our life and I loved every part of him and our world. This was like a bomb, it went off from behind.
‘I had to deal with [it] in a very public, humiliating and confronting way. A part of me died.’
Blindsided: They had been caught kissing in Perth in late 2017 while Nathan was still with his ex-partner, Mel, who is the mother of his two children