Ross Lyons bowls slow left arm orthodox and bats left handedly in the Scotland cricket team. Scotland Under 19s is the other team for whom he has played.
Ross Lyons played his first One day International on 27th June 2006 at Edinburgh (Grange Cricket Club Ground) where the opponent team was Pakistan. In this match, he was the No. 11 batsman, but did not get an opportunity to bat. He bowled 9 overs in which 44 runs were scored and took 1 wicket. He also took 1 catch. This match was won by Pakistan by 5 wickets with 37 deliveries to spare. Scotland and Namibia played a first class match at Aberdeen (Mannofield Park) from 11th to 13th May 2006 and this was the debut First class match of Lyons. He took 4 wickets in the 12.4 overs which he bowled, out of which 8 were maidens and gave away 10 runs. He was assigned the No. 11 batting position where he remained unbeaten on no score. Scotland won this match by an innings and 65 runs.
Ross Lyons participated in 14 One day Internationals in which he bowled 595 deliveries and conceded 562 runs while taking 10 wickets. His economy rate was 5.66, bowling average was 56.20 and bowling strike rate was 59.5. He scored 80 runs inclusive of 8 boundaries at a batting strike rate of 63.49 and batting average of 40. His highest score was 28.