Kyle Mills is a New Zealand cricketer born on March 15, 1979 in Auckland. He is a right-arm pace bowler and follows right-handed batting style.
Kyle Mills made his first international Test debut against England in June 2004, at Nottingham. Regular injuries took a toll on his fitness, however, he made a come-back to Test cricket in early 2006 season, wherein he scalped eight wickets out of two matches he played against South Africa. Kyle Mills claims thirty-nine wickets out of fourteen Test matches he has played, at an average of 27.64 in his international Test career.
His One Day International (ODI) debut started quite earlier than that of Test matches, way back in 2001 against Pakistan at Sharjah. In the series against South Africa in the 2007-2008 season, he scalped five wickets. In a three match one day series, Kyle Mills exhibited his bowling skills with five for twenty five runs, which earned him a Man of the Series award. As of 2008, he has played in 84 ODIs, out of which he claimed 123 wickets at an average of 26.75.
Kyle Mills made his debut in an international Twenty20 (T20) match on February 17, 2005 against Australia at Auckland. As of 2008, he played in seven T20Is and has claimed seven wickets at an economy rate of 9.65.
Kyle Mills has been bright prospect for the country since his domestic cricket, which commenced during the 1998-1999 season. He has claimed 207 wickets in 146 List-A matches with an average 25.98 runs. In fifty-seven First Class matches he played, he scalped 169 wickets at an average of 26.08. At domestic level, he has played in 14 Twenty20 (T20) matches and has claimed 18 wickets at an average of 26.33.
Kyle Mills was signed for a contract worth $150,000 by the Kings XI Punjab team to play at the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament, owned by Priety Zinta, Ness Wadia, Karan Paul and Mohit Burman.