Chloe Tryon Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Chloe Tryon

Chloe Tryon is a South African cricketer who plays as an allrounder for the national cricket team. During her T20I debut in 2010, she became the first woman cricketer to take a wicket with the first ball of her career in WT20I history. In 2017, she became the vice-captain of the South Africa Women’s team.

Wiki/Biography

Chloe-Lesleigh Tryon was born on Thursday, 25 January 1994 (age 29 years; as of 2023) in Durban, South Africa. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Childhood picture of Chloe Tryon

Childhood picture of Chloe Tryon

She hails from Ifafa Beach, a small resort town on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Her father started coaching her when she was very young. She attended Scottburgh High School.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Chloe Tryon

Family

Parents & Siblings

Her mother’s name is Linda Ellen Tryon. Her brother’s name is Cuan Tryon.

Chloe Tryon with her father

Chloe Tryon with her father

Chloe Tryon with her mother and brother

Chloe Tryon with her mother and brother

Husband & Children

She is unmarried.

Career

Domestic

She played for Terblanche XI in the 2019 Women’s T20 Super League. She plays for the KwaZulu-Natal Coastal women’s cricket team, a domestic team in South Africa that competes in the Women’s Provincial Programme and the CSA Women’s Provincial T20 Competition.

International

On 5 May 2010, she made her T20I debut against West Indies at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts, a match in which she claimed a wicket with her first delivery, becoming the first cricketer to take a wicket with the first ball of her career in the history of WT20I. She claimed two wickets in her first over of the match.

Chloe Tryon in action

Chloe Tryon in action

On 21 October 2011, she made her ODI debut against England at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. On 16 November 2014, she made Test debut against India at Gangothri Glades Cricket Ground, Mysore. She recorded the 6th highest wicket partnership, 142 runs, in the history of WODI along with Suné Luus in a match against Ireland Women on 5 August 2016. Chloe Tryon was appointed as Vice-Captain of the South Africa Women’s team ahead of the World Cup 2017. In March 2018, she was awarded a national contract by Cricket South Africa ahead of the 2018–19 season. In October 2018, she was named to South Africa’s squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies. In July 2022, she was named to South Africa’s squad for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. She was named the Player of the Match in a match against New Zealand during the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Chloe helped South Africa bounce back from an opening-day defeat with a 65-run win over New Zealand in their second game of the world cup.

Chloé Tryon and Sinalo Jafta of South Africa celebrate getting the wicket of New Zealand cricketer Maddy Green during the 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup 

Chloé Tryon and Sinalo Jafta of South Africa celebrate getting the wicket of New Zealand cricketer Maddy Green during the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

The Hundred

In 2021, she was named to London Spirit for the inaugural season of The Hundred.

Chloe Tryon of London Spirit during The Hundred match between London Spirit Women and Northern Superchargers Women at Lord's Cricket Ground on 3 August 2021 in London, England

Chloe Tryon of London Spirit during The Hundred match between London Spirit Women and Northern Superchargers Women at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 3 August 2021 in London, England

Women’s Big Bash League

She played for Hobart Hurricanes in the 2019–20 Women’s Big Bash League season.

Chloe Tryon playing for Hobart Hurricanes in the 2019–20 Women's Big Bash League season

Chloe Tryon playing for Hobart Hurricanes in the 2019–20 Women’s Big Bash League season

She played for Sydney Thunder in the 2022–23 Women’s Big Bash League season.

Women’s Caribbean Premier League (WCPL)

In August 2022, she was bought by the franchise team Barbados Royals for the inaugural edition of the Women’s Caribbean Premier League. Trinbago Knight Riders defeated Barbados Royals by 10 runs in the final of the tournament.

Chloe Tryon playing for Barbados Royals in Women's Caribbean Premier League (WCPL)

Chloe Tryon playing for Barbados Royals in Women’s Caribbean Premier League (WCPL)

Women’s Premier League (WPL)

In 2023, she was bought by the franchise team Mumbai Indians for the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL). Mumbai Indians won the tournament, beating Delhi Capitals by seven wickets.

Chloe Tryon posing with the WPL trophy along with Nita Ambani

Chloe Tryon posing with the WPL trophy along with Nita Ambani

Facts/Trivia

  • Her bowling style is slow left arm orthodox, and her batting style is right hand bat.
  • Ahead of the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament, she was named as one of the players to watch.
  • Her jersey number for South Africa Women is #25.
  • She is a brand ambassador of GrapheneFX and the sports footwear brand New Balance in South Africa.
  • AB de Villers is his favourite cricketer.

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