Andrew Tye, a seasoned right-arm seamer with international experience, boasts a cricketing journey enriched with valuable learnings. His promising emergence came into the spotlight during the 2013 Ryobi Cup, where he showcased his wicket-taking ability. He claimed 13 wickets in just five matches, securing the second spot on the wickets tally. A standout performance in this period was his remarkable haul of 5-46 against Tasmania.
Despite his impressive limited-overs form, Tye faced a challenge breaking into Western Australia’s Sheffield Shield side that season. However, he managed to participate in three matches for Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League, gaining valuable exposure to top-level cricket.
Tye commenced the 2014-15 season on a positive note by delivering a standout performance against the United Arab Emirates, where he took an impressive 4-29 in Perth. His reputation as a highly skilled bowler with a bag of crafty variations made him a valuable asset, particularly in the limited-overs formats. Notably, he became one of the primary bowlers for the Perth Scorchers, consistently delivering strong performances in the Big Bash League.
His remarkable consistency in T20 cricket did not go unnoticed, eventually earning him a spot in the Australian squad for the 2016 World T20. Tye made his T20 international debut for Australia in January 2016, a well-deserved reward for his exceptional and consistent displays in the Big Bash League.