Andrew Tye
Andrew Tye (Image Credit: Twitter)

The Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) have confirmed the arrival of Australian pacer Andrew Tye to the team as a replacement for Mark Wood for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.

England express pacer Mark Wood was bought by the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction in Bengaluru for INR 7.5 crore. The English pacer suffered an elbow injury during the Test match against West Indies and he has been ruled out of the entire Indian Premier League 2022.

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Mark Wood
Mark Wood. Image Credits: Twitter

Meanwhile, Andrew Tye, who has been bought for INR 1 crore by LSG, has participated in the 27 Indian Premier League games and he has managed to bag 40 wickets at an economy of 8.46 and average of 21.8.

The 35-year-old has previously been part of Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Punjab Kings (PBKS), Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Gujarat Lions (GL) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Andrew Tye
Andrew Tye (Image Credit: Twitter)

Also, the Aussie pacer had won the Purple Cap in IPL 2018 for his 24 wickets in 14 games for Punjab Kings (then Kings XI Punjab).

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) have signed Andrew Tye – Official IPL release

Andrew Tye
Andrew Tye (Image Credit: Twitter)

On Wednesday, March 23 it was officially confirmed by the Lucknow Super Giants that they have roped in the right-arm pacer for the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

“Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) have signed Andrew Tye as a replacement for the injured England pacer Mark Wood,” stated an official IPL release.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 is all set to begin from March 26 and all the games of the league stage will be played in Maharashtra across 4 different venues including Wankhede Stadium, Dy Patil Stadium, Brabourne Stadium and Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

Meanwhile, the KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants, who will be making their debut in the marquee T20 league, will commence their campaign with the battle against Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans (GT) on March 28 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Lucknow Super Giants’ Squad For IPL 2022:

KL Rahul (c), Ravi Bishnoi, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Jason Holder, Manish Pandey, Quinton de Kock, Krunal Pandya, Andrew Tye, Avesh Khan, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dushmanta Chameera, Shahbaz Nadeem, Manan Vohra, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Kyle Mayers, Karan Sharma, Evin Lewis, Mayank Yadav

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