Christopher Austin Lynn is a professional Australian Cricketer born on 10th April 1990 in the city of Brisbane in Queensland. Lynn is a right handed batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. Presently, he is playing for Deccan Chargers team at the IPL 5 season 2012.
Lynn bats in the middle order for the Queensland Bulls team in Australia. His debut came against South Australia in March 2010 at the Gabba. His first century came against Western Australia where he saved his team from a big collapse and then went on to make 139 runs. He reached his first century by hitting a six and not many players have done that before. In that particular series he scored 220 runs which was a good start for his cricketing career.
Till date, Lynn has played 20 First-Class matches where he has made 1117 runs at an average of 36.03. He has also hit 3 centuries and 3 fifties in these matches. He has a good capability of converting the starts into big scores and also he maintains a good strike rate throughout the innings.
Deccan Chargers bought Chris Lynn as an overseas player counting on his performances in the Australian Domestic matches. He tends to hold the innings in the middle order and also keep the scoring rate high.