Cameron Green was bought by Mumbai for 17.75 crores.
Green had performed brilliantly against India.
new Delhi. The mini auction for the 16th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) was held in Kerala on 23 December. Many players were showered heavily in the auction. At the same time, many big names also remained unsold. Australia’s aggressive all-rounder Cameron Green was also in the list of the most expensive players. Rohit Sharma’s team Mumbai Indians included this great player in their camp for Rs 17.50 crore.
Mumbai revealed after the auction that the franchise had kept an eye on him for the last 2-3 years. Cameron Green made his debut in International Cricket in 2020. He demonstrated his aggressive batting against India before the T20 World Cup. This player took full advantage of David Warner’s absence in the T20 series. This brilliant performance came in handy for Green. There was a tough bid for this player among many franchises in the auction. The second most expensive player in IPL has revealed how hard he had to work to earn this amount.
I didn’t do anything to earn this – Cameron Green
The young all-rounder said, ‘To be honest, I think I have not done much to earn this huge amount. I put my name up for auction and it’s done. I will not change about who I am and how I think. But I have full faith in my game. Hope I haven’t changed too much.
How are the records in T20
Talking about T20 format, great records of Cameron Green are seen. Although he has not played many matches yet. Green has played 21 T20 matches so far in which he has scored 245 runs. Not only this, the young all-rounder has also taken 5 wickets in his name. Talking about the last 8 matches, he has scored 139 runs at a strike rate of 173.75.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 26, 2022, 19:08 IST