Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Fast bowler Andrew Tye became the first bowler in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 season to pick three four-wicket hauls. Tye, whom KXIP Purchased for a whopping 7.20 Crore in the auction, achieved this feat during Match against Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on May 16.
With this unique feat, Tye also joined the list of elite pace bowlers with most four-wicket hauls in IPL. Former Mumbai Indians player and mentor Lasith Malinga tops the list of pacers. He claimed four-wicket hauls five times, while Laxmipathy Balaji and Andrew Tye are at number 2 with 4 times and Munaf Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar are at number three with 3 times.
He returned with figures of 4/16 in his quota of 4 overs after Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin won the toss and opted to field against Mumbai in a must-win game.