16 Facts About Andrew Tye


Andrew James Tye was born on 12 December 1986 and is an Australian cricketer who plays One Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals for the Australian national cricket team.


Andrew Tye is most famous for his use of the knuckle ball and wide variation of pace.


Andrew Tye took the second most wickets in the tournament and returned the best single innings bowling figures of 5 wickets for 46 runs against Tasmania.


Andrew Tye enjoyed success with the team, and was a focal contributor to Perth's second successive Big Bash League title.


Andrew Tye was bought by the Chennai Super Kings in the auction for the 2015 Indian Premier League but did not play in the IPL until 2017 IPL when he first played for Gujarat Lions.


In January 2018, Andrew Tye was bought by Kings XI Punjab in the 2018 IPL auction.


Andrew Tye then went on to win the Purple Cap for the 2018 IPL season for taking the most wickets during the season.

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Andrew Tye played for Kings XI franchise in the 2019 IPL season before he was released by them ahead of the 2020 IPL auction.


Andrew Tye was sold to Rajasthan Royals for the 2020 season.


On 23 March 2022, Andrew Tye was signed as replacement for the injured Mark Wood by the Lucknow Super Giants.


Andrew Tye made his Twenty20 International debut for Australia against India on 29 January 2016.


Andrew Tye made his ODI debut for Australia against England on 14 January 2018.


Andrew Tye went on to become the leading wicket taker in T20IS in 2018 with 31 wickets.


On 16 July 2020, Andrew Tye was named in a 26-man preliminary squad of players to begin training ahead of a possible tour to England following the COVID-19 pandemic.


On 14 August 2020, Cricket Australia confirmed that the fixtures would be taking place, with Andrew Tye included in the touring party.


In November 2020, Andrew Tye replaced Kane Richardson in the Australian squad for T20I and ODI matches against India.