| Andrew James Tye|
| 12 December 1986 (age 29) (1986-12-12) Perth, Western Australia, Australia|
Chennai Super Kings (Bowler)
Andrew Tye Wikipedia
Andrew James "AJ" Tye (born 12 December 1986) is an Australian cricketer, currently contracted to Western Australia, Gujarat Lions 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 2013–14 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 2013–14 Big Bash League season. For the 2014–15 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. He was bought by the Chennai Super Kings for IPL 2015.
At grade cricket level, Tye plays for Scarborough.
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.
He made his Twenty20 International debut for Australia against India on 29 January 2016.