More of a latecomer, Tye is widely regarded as one of the primary bowlers in Perth Scorchers. He made his ODI debut for Australia in 2018 against England and is now highly regarded for his cunning variations especially in the shortest format of the game.
In 2017, Tye took 5-wickets haul on his IPL debut for Gujarat Lions which also included a hat-trick and was ruled out of the mid-tournament after sustaining an injury. In next edition, he became Purple Cap holder after claiming 24 wickets in 14 innings for Kings XI Punjab.
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Date of Birth:
12 December 1986
Age (as on 2017):
Perth, Western Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
Padbury Senior High School, Padbury, Western Australia
Against India on 29 January 2016
14 January 2018 vs England
29 January 2016 vs India
Western Australia, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Thunder, Gloucestershire, Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab
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In 2013-14, he became the second highest wicket-taker bowler in List A cricket. It was his debut for Western Australia
He took a hat-trick on IPL debut (for Gujarat Lions in 2017)
He registered the best bowling figures by a bowler on IPL debut (5/17)
He is the Purple Cap holder for being the most wicket-taker bowler in recently concluded IPL 2018
In 2013-14 Ryobi One-Day Cup, he took 5 wickets for 46 runs against Tasmania
Career Turning Point
The 5-wicket haul for Western Australia at Optus Stadium’s inaugural match in 2013-14
Playing golf and listening to music
AB de Villiers
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Favourite sports personalities:
Self-made Steak Sandwich
Blink 182, Kanye West
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
7.20 crore (KXIP)
Lesser Known Facts
Gujarat Lions picked him up in IPL 2017 auction
His performance for Perth Scorchers rose him to fame in T20 cricket
Kings XI Punjab picked him up for 7.20 crores in IPL 2018 and he went on to become the leading wicket-taker in the tournament.
Andrew Tye was a part fo banned Chennai Super Kings for two seasons
Tye waited for 34 games before making his IPL debut. He didn’t even get a game for the Gujarat Lions before registering the best bowling figures by a bowler on IPL debut (5/17). He also took a hat-trick on his debut.
On the same day, RCB’s Samuel Badree also took a hat-trick. It was first time in the history of IPL when two bowlers took a hat-trick on a single day.
Tye made his debut for Western Australia at the of 26 and turned out to be the second highest wicket-taker of the tournament.
Tye made his international debut at the age of 29.
IN BBL 04, Aussies T20 skipper Aaron Finch labeled him as “the find of the tournament”.
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