Andrew James Tye
Country Australia
Date of Birth 1986-12-12
Age 31 years
Birth Place Perth, Western Australia
Major Teams Western Australia,Chennai Super Kings,Gujarat Lions
Playing Details Right-hand bat, Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

Andrew James Tye (born 12 December 1986) is an Australian cricketer, currently contracted to Western Australia, Chennai Super Kings and the Perth Scorchers domestically. 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 2013โ€“14 Ryobi One-Day Cup aged 26. 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.

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

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. In 2015 He was bought by the Chennai Super Kings from the IPL