Shock Big Bash axing as the Heat dumps record run scorer Chris Lynn 

Shock Big Bash axing as the Heat dumps record run scorer Chris Lynn following DISMAL 2021 campaign in which former Australia star averaged just 17.91 runs

Brisbane Heat has sprung a major shock by axing Big Bash all-time runs record holder Chris Lynn.

The 32-year-old Lynn, who also holds the record for the most sixes in Big Bash history, was cut on Wednesday after a mediocre season in which he averaged 17.91 and the Heat won only three games.

‘It’s not a decision that has come easily to the Heat by any means,’ Queensland Cricket and Heat chief Terry Svenson said in a statement.

Chris Lynn has been axed by the Brisbane Heat despite being the Big Bash’s top run scorer

Lynn has scored over 3,000 runs for the Heat but endured a poor season last term, averaging just 17.91 runs

Lynn has scored over 3,000 runs for the Heat but endured a poor season last term, averaging just 17.91 runs

‘His efforts over more than a decade can rightly be said to have had an enormously positive effect on cricket.

‘We should gratefully acknowledge the influence he has had on a generation of kids who have grown up being thrilled by his batting exploits.’

Lynn, who scored 3,005 Big Bash runs dating back to the 2012-13 season, will likely attract offers from many other T20 franchises both locally and overseas.

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