Injured Gujarat Lions pacer Andrew Tye ruled out of remainder of IPL 2017

first_imgGujarat Lions fast bowler Andrew Tye has been ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League 2017 after the Australian suffered a shoulder injury during his team’s match against Mumbai Indians in Rajkot on Saturday.BCCI PhotoTye hurt his shoulder while diving to save a boundary and was immediately stretchered off the field. He was rushed to a hospital soon after. It was later revealed that he has dislocated his shoulder.BCCI PhotoThe 30-year-old Tye, with 12 wickets in six matches at an average of 11.75, has been the most successful bowler for the Gujarat franchise and his injury will be a big blow for the Suresh Raina-led side.”Well that didn’t quite go to plan! Shoulder is back in place and I have a bit of sticky tape holding it together. I’ll be back soon thanks for the support and well wishes,” Tye wrote on an Instagram post.Tye was a frustrated bystander for his first two seasons in the Indian Premier League but the Australia paceman grabbed his chance when it came, taking five wickets including a hat-trick to set up a first win for the Gujarat Lions. Tye also became the first bowler to grab a hat-trick on his IPL debut.advertisementTye was part of the Chennai Super Kings squad in 2015 and was then picked up by Gujarat in 2016 but spent both editions sitting in the dugout waiting for his maiden opportunity in the cash-rich tournament.It finally arrived in the winless Lions’ home game at Rajkot against the Rising Pune Supergiant, who are led by Australia captain Steve Smith.Tye finished with match-winning figures of 5/17 as his side registered their first points of the 2017 season with a comprehensive seven-wicket win in their third match.last_img read more