Profile, Biography and Career of New Zealand Cricketer Scott Styris, an excellent allrounder

This article is about the famous cricket allrounder from New Zeland Cricket Team. As one of the most profilic player for New Zealand in One Day International Cricket, he has also plays in the Test Cricket for the country. Here is the complete biography, profile and career of this player.

Scott Styris is a New Zealand Cricketer and mostly known for his All-round play in International Cricket. Played mostly in ODI matches, his Test Cricket Career is very limited.

Biography and Career of Scott Styris

Born in Brisbane, Australia, on 10 July 1975, Scott Styris got his education from Hamilton Boys' High School and started his Cricket Career by playing for Auckland and Northern District.

But his International Cricket Career started when he got a chance in an ODI match against India at Rajkot. He picked up 3 Indian Wickets including the one of Sachin Tendulkar. This was just a start of this excellent allrounder. He continuously played well for the New Zealand ODI Team by regularly taking wickets and scoring runs at the middle order of the New Zealand Batting Lineup. And in 2002, he got the chance to make his Test Match debut against West Indies and made a brilliant Century in that match.

Scott was always known for his aggressive batting style and a good medium pace bowling. He continued to play in both ODI and Test Teams despite of many injury problems throughout his career. During Cricket World Cup 2007, he was amongst the leading run scorer of the tournament with 499 runs.

But soon after the World Cup, due to his poor form in Test Cricket, he was dropped from the test team, which later forces him to announce his retirement from Test Cricket and to concentrate more on ODI Cricket, the next year in 2008.

Apart from this, Styris was also the part of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2011 And Deccan Chargers in IPL 2009. He has also played for the three different Teams in County Cricket, in 2005 for Middlesex, in 2006 for Durham and in 2010 for Essex. Now he has announced his retirement from all formats of International Cricket.

Career Records of Scott Styris

In Batting

  • Test Cricket - 29 Matches, 48 Innings, 1586 Runs, 36.04 Average, 5 Centuries, 6 Half Centuries

  • ODI Cricket - 188 Matches, 161 Innings, 4483 Runs, 32.48 Average, 4 Centuries, 28 Half Centuries

  • T20 Internationals - 31 Matches, 29 Innings, 578 Runs, 21.40 Average, 1 half Century

  • First Class Cricket - 128 Matches, 213 Innings, 6048 Runs, 31.33 Average, 10 Centuries, 30 Half Centuries

  • List A Cricket - 337 Matches, 295 Innings, 8275 Runs, 33.50 Average, 6 Centuries, 56 Half Centuries

  • Twenty20 - 120 Matches, 112 Innings, 2481 Runs, 25.06 Average, 1 Century, 9 Half Centuries

In Bowling

  • Test Matches - 29 Matches, 20 Wickets, 50.75 Average

  • ODI Cricket - 188 Matches, 137 Wickets, 35.32 Average

  • T20 Internationals - 31 Matches, 18 Wickets, 19.38 Average

  • First Class Cricket - 128 Matches, 204 Wickets, 31.59 Average

  • List A Cricket - 337 Matches, 297 Wickets, 31.01 Average

  • Twenty20 - 120 Matches, 88 Wickets, 26.75 Average

Profile of Scott Styris

Name - Scott Styris
Date of Birth - July 10, 1975
Birth Place - Brisbane, Australia
Batting Style - Right Hand Batsman
Bowling Style - Right Arm Medium
Teams - New Zealand, Auckland, Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers, Durham, Essex, Middlesex

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