IPL 2022: Andrew Tye joins LSG – Lucknow Super Giants have named Andrew Tye as their replacement for Mark Wood. The England speedster pulled out after suffering an injury during the West Indies Test series. KL Rahul & Co wanted Bangladesh’s Taskin Ahmed but the BCB refused to give NOC. Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

“Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) have signed Andrew Tye as a replacement for the injured England pacer Mark Wood for the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. Wood suffered an elbow injury during England’s first Test against West Indies earlier this month,” BCCI said in a statement.

IPL 2022: Lucknow Super Giants rope in Andrew Tye as Mark Wood replacement after Taskin Ahmed snub

IPL 2022: Lucknow Super Giants rope in Andrew Tye as Mark Wood replacement after Taskin Ahmed snub

Andrew Tye has represented Australia in 32 T20Is and picked 47 wickets. The right-arm pacer, who has so far played 27 IPL matches & has picked 40 wickets, will join LSG for the price of INR 1 Crore.

Andrew Tye went unsold at the IPL 2022 auctions. He was one of the Australian players who left midway through the season last year amid the Covid-19 second wave in India. The Rajasthan Royals pacer chose not to return for Phase 2 of IPL.

LSG – who will be making their IPL debut this season – will begin their TATA IPL 2022 campaign on March 28 when they take on Gujarat Titans at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

LSG Full Squad: Retained: KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, Ravi Bishnoi, Auction Picks: Quinton de Kock, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Andrew Tye (Mark Wood replacement), Avesh Khan, Ankit Rajput, K Gowtham, Dushmanta Chameera, Shahbaz Nadeem, Manan Vohra, Mohsin Khan,  Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Evin Lewis, Mayank Yadav, Kyle Mayers.

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