Chris Lynn Biography
Famously known for his massive sixes for his various T20 teams around the world, Chris Lynn is a right handed batsman of the Australian cricket team.
He was born on 10 April 1990 in Brisbane, Queensland.
Lynn started his youth career for Queensland in the Under-19 category and made his first-class debut as a 19-year-old against South Australia at the Gabba in March 2010, where he played extremely well which enabled him to build strong his career.
In the following week, he scored 139 runs in the second innings against Western Australia, helping to win the match.
When not on professional duties, Lynn plays senior cricket for Toombul District Cricket Club in Brisbane.
Lynn’s T20I debut was against England at Hobart on 29th of January 2014. Lynn remained unbeaten on 33 runs in the match.
The only ODI match of his career was against Pakistan at Brisbane on 13th of January 2017, where he scored 16 runs off 24 balls. He was never called back to the ODI team.
Rise to Glory
Lynn did not had a great start to his career but through overcoming lot of hardships and challenges, mostly with injuries, he managed to make a name for himself.
He surprisingly scored a century for Queensland soon, showcasing his versatility which promoted him to first-class side.
He scored at an average of over 40 in the first-class format, over 30 in the List-A format and close to 30 in the T20 format.
He played extremely well at the T20I series against England in January 2014.
He wasted no time and bludgeoned a violent (albeit typical) 19-ball 33 on debut.
He had a bad time when he injured his shoulder badly for which he couldn't be a part of the major domestic events like the Matador Cup for two consecutive seasons and he missed the golden opportunities to showcase his talent and potential in the international platforms.
He also missed the Matador One-Day Cup Shield season as well.
But he was a fighter and he came back with a bang of his career-best 250 against Victoria in the 2014/15 Sheffield Shield season.
Lynn holds the record for the most number of 6s in the history of the Big Bash League with more than 100 hits beyond the boundary ropes.
He also has the record of making highest number of runs for the Brisbane Heat.
He has played for numerous clubs apart from the prestigious Australian cricket team i.e Brisbane Heat, Deccan Chargers, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kandurata Warriors, Kolkata Knight Riders, Queensland, Queensland Academy of Sport, Queensland Under-19s, Sunrisers Hyderabad.