Scott Bernardo Styris is an Australian-born New Zealand cricketer. An allrounder, Styris is an aggressive right-handed middle order batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler. Styris made his debut for New Zealand in a One Day International at Rajkot 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. In the ODI series after the Tests he continued his form but this time with the ball, taking 6 for 25 at Trinidad. This broke the record for best One Day International bowling figures by a New Zealander. In June 2004 New Zealand toured England and Styris impressed at Nottingham, making 108. He scored his fifth Test hundred at Auckland against the West Indies, an unbeaten 103 helping his side to win the Test. Styris started the 2007 World Cup with the man of the match award in a win over England at St Lucia. Styris aged 35 and competing for a competitive Medium Pace All-rounder slot with Grant Elliott was selected for the Tri-series in Sri Lanka August 2010 he scored 88 runs in the first ODI. In 2005 he signed with Middlesex and stayed with them for the 2006 season as well. . He received his county cap during the 2006 season.. He was bought to play for the IPL 2009 champions Deccan Chargers. In 2012, Styris scored the equal third-fastest T20 century (37 balls) in the quarter finals of the 2012 Friends Life t20 competition, which was a highlight point in his cricket profile.