Scott Styris is a professional New Zealand cricketer who plays for the New Zealand National Cricket Team. In domestic cricket, he played for the Northern Districts, Middlesex, Auckland, and more. He also played in India for the Deccan Chargers and the Chennai Super Kings.

In addition, he represented the New Zealand Men’s National Cricket Team from 1999 to 2011.

Player Profile

Scott Bernard Styris was born on July 10, 1975, in Brisbane, Queensland in Australia. He is a right-arm medium-pace bowler and a right-handed middle-order batsman. He is an all-rounder.

Role All Rounder
Height / weight 1.73 m /
Born 10 Jul 1975
Nationality New Zealand New Zealand
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname Miley
Team History
Leicestershire County Cricket Club Leicestershire County 2014
Sussex County Cricket Club 2012 - 2013
2650 hobart hurricanes Hobart Hurricanes 2012 - 2013
Sylhet Royals Sylhet Royals 2011 - 2012
Essex County Cricket Club Essex County 2010 - 2011
1083 chennai super kings Super Kings 2011
656 new zealand national cricket team New Zealand 1999 - 2011
1084 deccan chargers Deccan Chargers 2008 - 2010
Auckland cricket team 2005 - 2009
Durham County Cricket Club Durham County 2007
Middlesex County Cricket Club Middlesex County 2005 - 2006
Northern Districts Knights Northern Districts Knights 1994 - 2005

Styris completed his school education at the Hamilton Boys’ High School.


He started his professional career playing for the Northern Districts. He was with them from the 1994/95 season to the 2004/05 season.

During that time, he was also capped to play for the New Zealand National Team and was active there from 1999 to 2011. While with them, he made his One Day International debut in 1999. Then he had his Test Cricket debut in 2002. He did not debut in T20I cricket until 2005.

From 2005 to 2006, he played for the Middlesex in England. Then from the 2005/2006 season through to the 2009/2010 season, he played for Auckland.

In 2007, he played for Durham, then in 2008-2009, he played in India for the Deccan Chargers of the Indian Premier League. From 2010 to 2011, he returned to England, this time to play for Essex. Then from 2010/11 to 2014/15, he returned to play for the Northern Districts again.

During that period, he continued playing abroad for the Chennai Super Kings, Sylhet Royals, Sussex, Kandurata Warriors, Hobart Hurricanes, Titans, Gazi Tank Cricketers, and Leicestershire.

He last played professionally in 2014.

Career Highlights

  • 2007 – World Cup, Man of the Match,Against England

Career Statistics

  • Matches - 29 (Test), 188 (ODI), 128(FC), 354 (LA)
  • Runs scored - 1,586 (Test), 4,483(ODI), 6,048 (FC), 8,709 (LA)
  • Batting average - 36.04 (Test),32.48 (ODI), 31.33 (FC), 33.49 (LA)

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