Andrew Tye

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Andrew Tye
2018. T20 NZL innings, SCG-0001 (38618205890) (Tye cropped).jpg
Tye in 2018
Personal information
Full name Andrew James Tye
Born (1986-12-12) 12 December 1986 (age 32)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 222) 14 January 2018 v England
Last ODI 19 June 2018 v England
ODI shirt no. 68
T20I debut (cap 78) 29 January 2016 v India
Last T20I 25 November 2018 v India
T20I shirt no. 68
Domestic team information
Years Team
2013 – present Western Australia
2013 – 2014 Sydney Thunder
2014 – present Perth Scorchers
2016 – 2017 Gujarat Lions
2016 – present Gloucestershire
2018 – present Kings XI Punjab
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I LA T20
Matches 7 26 38 109
Runs scored 57 61 221 315
Batting average 14.25 10.16 14.73 11.66
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 19 20 28* 42
Balls bowled 387 551 1952 2418
Wickets 12 37 81 159
Bowling average 32.66 22.02 21.93 19.92
5 wickets in innings 1 0 3 2
10 wickets in match n/a n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling 5/46 4/23 6/46 5/17
Catches/stumpings 1/- 8/– 9/– 29/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 25 November 2018

Andrew James Tye is an Australian cricketer who plays ODI and T20 internationals for the Australian national cricket team. At the domestic level he plays for Western Australia, Kings XI Punjab, Gloucestershire County Cricket Club and Perth Scorchers.

Early career

From the northern suburbs of Perth, Tye played second XI cricket in England for Somerset, Durham and Northamptonshire before making his list A debut in the 2013–14 Ryobi One-Day Cup aged 26.[1] He performed extremely well, taking the second most wickets in the tournament and returning the best single innings bowling figures of 5 wickets for 46 runs against Tasmania.[2][3]

Following his impressive performances in the One Day tournament, he signed with the Sydney Thunder for the 2013–14 Big Bash League season.[4] For the 2014–15 Big Bash League season however, he switched to play for the Perth Scorchers.[5]

He was seen as a breakout player in BBL04, with Australian T20 captain Aaron Finch labelling him as the 'find of the tournament'. He enjoyed success with the team, and was a focal contributor to Perth's second successive Big Bash League title.

At grade cricket level, Tye plays for Scarborough.[1]

Indian Premier League

He was bought by the Chennai Super Kings for IPL 2015. He made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut in the 2017 IPL for the Gujarat Lions side and registered the best bowling figures by a bowler on IPL debut (5/17) and also took a hat-trick. On the same day of IPL, Samuel Badree of Royal Challengers Bangalore also took a hat-trick. This was the first time in the IPL that two bowlers took a hat-trick on a same day in two different IPL matches.[6][7][8] In January 2018, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab in the 2018 IPL auction.[9] He went on to win the Purple Cap for the 2018 IPL season for picking up the most wickets (24).[10]

International career

He made his Twenty20 International debut for Australia against India on 29 January 2016.[11]

In January 2018, he was named in Australia's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against England.[12] He made his ODI debut for Australia against England on 14 January 2018.[13]

In April 2018, he was awarded a national contract by Cricket Australia for the 2018–19 season.[14][15] He was world no. 6 in T20.

See also


  1. ^ a b "Player profile: Andrew Tye". Western Australian Cricket Association. Archived from the original on 25 October 2014. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Records, Ryobi One-Day Cup, 2013/14, Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  3. ^ Croy, Liam (9 November 2013). "Tye's patiences pays off". The West Australian.
  4. ^ Croy, Liam (4 December 2013). "All-rounder ready to Tye one on in Big Bash". The West Australian.
  5. ^ Elborough, Brad (9 September 2014). "Adam Voges to captain Perth Scorchers in Big Bash League".
  6. ^ "Two hat-tricks in a day: Tye, Badree make IPL history – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  7. ^ "Debutant Tye's five-for fashions Lions' first win". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  8. ^ "Tye's knuckle ball punches wind out of Pune". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  9. ^ "List of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  10. ^ "IPL 2018 Purple Cap: KXIP's Andrew Tye finishes as the tournament's leading wicket taker". Moneycontrol. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  11. ^ "India tour of Australia, 2nd T20I: Australia v India at Melbourne, Jan 29, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  12. ^ "Lynn replaces Maxwell in Australia ODI squad". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  13. ^ "1st ODI (D/N), England tour of Australia and New Zealand at Melbourne, Jan 14 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Carey, Richardson gain contracts as Australia look towards World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  15. ^ "Five new faces on CA contract list". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 11 April 2018.

External links

  • Andrew Tye at CricketArchive (subscription required)
  • Andrew Tye at ESPNcricinfo
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