|Full name||Christopher Austin Lynn|
10 April 1990 |
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Bowling style||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|T20I debut (cap 66)||29 January 2014 v England|
|Last T20I||31 January 2014 v England|
|Domestic team information|
|2014–present||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Source: Cricinfo, 3 December 2015|
Christopher Austin Lynn (born 10 April 1990) is an Australian cricketer. Lynn is a right-handed middle order batsman who plays for the Queensland Bulls in the Australian domestic cricket competitions. He was born in Brisbane, Queensland, and attended St Joseph's Nudgee College and the Queensland Academy of Sport.
Lynn played for the Queensland under-19 side and made his first-class debut as a 19-year-old against South Australia at the Gabba in March 2010. A week later, against Western Australia, he scored 139 runs in the second innings and effectively saved Queensland from defeat. He represents the Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League. In his first season, he made 109 at an average of 21.80, in his second he made 175 at 35.00, including 51 off 29 balls against the Perth Scorchers  and in his third he scored 198 runs at 28.28 with his best innings again coming against the Scorchers; this time he made 81.
He was a part of the Deccan Chargers team during the 2011 and 2012 Indian Premier League (IPL) tournaments but only got to play one match for the team in IPL 2012. He was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for the 2013 competition but did not get the chance to play in a single match. For the 2014, season he was signed by the Kolkata Knight Riders and in his first game he was the man of the match, scoring 45 off 31 balls and taking a catch to dismiss AB de Villiers and turn the game in the final over. In IPL 2015, he was retained by the Kolkata Knight Riders but he got injured and was ruled out of the tournament. Johan Botha came in as a replacement.
Career best performances
|T20I||33*||Australia v England||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||2014 |
|FC||250||Queensland v Victoria||Gabba, Brisbane||2015 |
|LA||98||Queensland v Tasmania||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||2012 |
|T20||101||Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes||Gabba, Brisbane||2015 |
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- "Big Bash League, 2013/14 / Records / Most runs". ESPNcricinfo. 7 February 2014.
- "1st T20I: Australia v England at Hobart, 29 January 2014". Scorecards. ESPNcricinfo. 31 January 2014.
- "2nd T20I: Australia v England at Melbourne, 31 January 2014". Scorecards. ESPNcricinfo. 31 January 2014.
- "RCB lose after having game in the bag". ESPNcricinfo. 24 April 2014.
- "11th match: Bangalore T20 v Kolkata T20 at Sharjah". ESPNcricinfo. 24 April 2014.
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- "Sheffield Shield, 2014/15 - QLD v VIC Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. 9 February 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
- "Ryobi One-Day Cup, 2011/12 - TAS v QLD Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. 15 February 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
- "Big Bash League, 2015/16 - Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricane Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. 29 December 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016.