<gallery></gallery>Scott Bernardo Styris
, Australia 10 July 1975) is a New Zealand cricketer
. An allrounder, Styris is an aggressive right-handed middle order batsman
and a right-arm medium pace bowler
Educated at Hamilton Boys' High School
, Styris has represented Auckland and Northern Districts since 1994/95. He was originally just a seam bowler and only started to concentrate on his batting after a knee injury. Nicknamed "The Pig", he has become a crowd favourite, especially at Eden Park.
Styris has played for Hamilton
in the Hawke Cup
Scott Styris was bought by the Deccan Chargers
for the IPL 2008
season. He went for $175,000 in the player auction on February 20, 2008.
At the 2011 IPL Auctions Scott Styris was bought by the Chennai Super Kings
for $200,000 and will represent the side in the forthcoming tournament
Styris made his debut for New Zealand in a One Day International
in 1999/2000. His maiden wicket was that of Sachin Tendulkar
, one of 3 wickets for the match.
He had to wait until mid 2002 to play his first Test Match
, against the West Indies at Grenada
. His debut had almost come at Karachi 2 months earlier but the match was abandoned due to bomb blasts near the team hotel. In the Test at Grenada he batted at number 8 and top scored with 107. When it was New Zealand's time to bowl Styris came on and took 2 for 88. The first of his wickets was that of Brian Lara
which gave him impressive... Read More