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Andrew Tye

Tye proved a revelation at the 2013-14 RYOBI One-Day Cup in Sydney, finishing as the tournament’s second top wicket-taker and has come on in leaps and bounds ever since. The Scarborough fast bowler is a late bloomer at domestic level, making his WA debut as a 26-year-old. He also made his Shield debut for WA in the 2014-15 season, but it was in the short form where he has fully shone. Tye was a revelation for the Perth Scorchers in BBL|04, finishing with 14 wickets. He continued that strong form with the ball in BBL|05, earning an Australia call-up and making his international debut as a 29-year-old.

Favourite player to watch?
Brett Lee, Brian Lara, Justin Langer, Glenn McGrath, Andrew Flintoff

If you weren't a cricketer, you would be?
A golfer

Sport/hobbies outside cricket?
Golf, sleeping

What did you want to be when growing up?
Everything, I changed my mind every week

Your most treasured possession?
BBL|04 medal, Matador Cup medal and my beard

What do you normally eat for breakfast?
Weet-Bix or eggs, bacon and avocado

Favourite holiday destination?
Anywhere I haven't been yet

Three essential items if stranded on an island?
SAT phone with full battery and matches

Funniest player in the squad & why?
Marcus Harris, cheeky and blunt

Most intelligent player in the squad & why?
David Moody, genius

Worst taste in music in the squad & why?
We all have great taste in music


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Perth


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Scarborough


Bowler


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Right Arm Med-Fast