Andrew Tye overview

Andrew James Tye is a modern-day Australian cricketer who plays One Day Internationals and T20 Internationals for the Australian national cricket team. Tye plays for Western Australia , Gloucestershire county cricket club and Perth scorchers at the domestic level. He is the most famous for his on-point Yorkers, Knuckle ball and a wide variety of pace.

A late bloomer, Tye made his List A debut at the age of 26 for Western Australia in the 2013 -14 season. He finished as the second-highest wicket taker in the tournament including a five-wicket haul against Tasmania. This is when important people of the Cricket community sat up and took notice of this pacer.

Following this performance, Tye was immediately signed up to play for the Sydney Thunder team in the 2013- 14 season before moving on to Perth scorchers in the 2014 -15 season of the BBL , playing an important part in their title win. Over the years, Tye has developed a reputation of being a predominantly limited-overs bowler whose strength relies on choking the batsmen when they are trying to take away the game. His performances in the domestic leagues and List A matches clearly show that he has immense potential to play in the big stage. He has been touted as one of the most reliable death-overs bowler. All in all he is a complete package when it comes to the shorter formats.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
ODI 7 7 3 57 19 14.25 48 118.75 0 0 0 5 2
T20 26 11 5 61 20 10.17 55 110.91 0 0 0 4 3
IPL 27 13 4 91 25 10.11 76 119.74 0 0 0 6 5

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
ODI 7 7 387 392 12 5/46 5/46 6.08 32.67 32.25 1 0
T20 26 25 551 815 37 4/23 4/23 8.87 22.03 14.89 0 0
IPL 27 27 618 872 40 5/17 5/17 8.47 21.8 15.45 1 0

Early signs

Tye was picked to play second XI cricket in England for Somerset, Durham and Northamptonshire before making a debut in list A cricket in the 2013–14 Ryobi One-Day Cup at the age of 26. He performance stood out from the rest as he took second highest wickets in the tournament and finished with the best single innings bowling figures of 5 wickets for 46 runs against Tasmania. Following these impressive performances in the One Day tournament, Tye signed with the Sydney Thunder for the 2013–14 Big Bash League season. For the 2014–15 Big Bash League season however, he went back to play for the Perth Scorchers.

ODI Career

Tye is still new to International cricket and has played in only 7 matches since his debut against England at Melbourne Cricket ground on 14th Jan 2018. From 7 matches Tye has 12 wickets which includes a five-wicket haul. Tye has an economy rate of 6.08 and a career average of 32.67.

Test career


IPL career

Andrew Tye made his debut against the Rising Pune Supergiant at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium on 14th April 2017. Tye was initially picked by the CSK - Chennai in the auction for the 2015 Indian Premier League but could not play in the IPL until 2017 when he played for the Supergiant. On his debut, Tye took a five-wicket haul, which includes a hat-trick. Tye was sold for ₹1 crore (US$140,000) to RR - Rajasthan for the 2020 season. The Australian has taken 39 wickets to date and holds a career average of 21.08.

ICC Trophies

His consistency and his ability to choke the best batsmen in the world is an indication that he can go on to become a witty fast bowler for Australia in the future. The point is that he’ll have to repeat his performances, this time at the biggest stage – the IPL. His performance in the 2020 edition can decide his fate of playing for his national side.


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