Mal Loye bowls right arm offbreak and bats right handedly for the England cricket team. He has played for other teams like Northamptonshire and Lancashire.
Mal Loye debuted in One day International cricket at Brisbane (Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba) against Australia on 19th January 2007. In this match, he was allocated the No. 2 batting position where he scored 36 runs in 36 deliveries. During this knock, he smashed 1 sixer and 5 fours. Australia won this match by 4 wickets with 68 deliveries remaining.
Loye played his first Twenty20 match at Nottingham (Trent Bridge) on 16th June 2003 against Nottinghamshire. He was the opening batsman of Lancashire, but could score only 1 run in 2 deliveries. Nottinghamshire was victorious in this match by 7 wickets with 5 deliveries to spare.
Mal Loye appeared in 7 One day Internationals and scored 142 runs at a batting average of 20.28 and batting strike rate of 77.17. His highest score was 45 and he hit 19 fours and 5 sixers. In Twenty20 matches, Loye represented his team on 38 occasions and scored 1131 runs in these at a batting average of 33.26 and batting strike rate of 135.12. He clobbered 33 sixers, 135 fours, 7 half centuries and 1 century and took 14 catches.