Getty Images Most Memorable Cricket Moments of 2016

LAST year was a dynamic year for Australian cricket, from the Test Series against Pakistan and South Africa, to the action packed T20 games against Sri Lanka.

Getty Images photographer Ryan Pierse was there to capture the top moments both on and off the field. 

Pierse is an award winning Australian photographer who has been traveling with the Australian cricket team for the past four years.  

"2016 was a pivotal year for the Aussie cricket team, with the changing of the guard and the continued emergence of Australia's next batch of young Test stars," he said.

"This collection of images highlights the highs and lows of the season, along with the mateship that makes the games a joy to photograph.

"My top moments include covering cricket for the first time in India for the T20 World Cup, where the electric atmosphere in the stadiums and the passion for the game was unrivaled, and getting to photograph the day-night tests which made for some amazing pictures.

"It has been an honour to see the team progress over the years and Getty Images goes along for the ride, capturing every cricket every moment."