Cameroon Green wreaks havoc against Africa
Most 5 wickets in first innings of Melbourne Test
Green is sold in IPL for an amount of 17 crores 50 lakhs
new Delhi. This time two players dominated the IPL auction 2023. English all-rounder Sam Curran was included in his fleet by his previous franchise Punjab Kings, making a historic bid of 18 crore 50 lakhs. At the same time, for the first time, the Australian promising all-rounder Cameron Green, who is participating in the IPL auction, was joined by the Mumbai Indians team for an amount of 17 crores 50 lakhs.
It’s only been a few days since the IPL auction that Green has started to shine, seeing which the Mumbai team must be elated. The second match of the ongoing Test series between Australia and South Africa is being played in Melbourne from 26 December. In this match, after losing the toss, Green was forced to bat first. He made a total of five batsmen of the opposition team his victim and prevented them from reaching the big score in the first innings.
Cameron Green bowled a total of 10.4 overs in the first innings for the Australian team. Meanwhile, he got maximum five successes while spending 27 runs. Green’s victims were Theunis de Bruyne, wicketkeeper Kyle Verrein, Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi.
Africa piled on just 189 runs in the first innings:
Forced to bat after losing the toss in Melbourne, the start of Africa was nothing special. The first blow to the team was in the form of Sarel Ervi (18) in the 11th over. After this the team lost their wickets at frequent intervals. Young Green had a major hand in spoiling the pace of Africa. He took the maximum five wickets for the team. Apart from this, Mitchell Starc got two and Scott Boland and Nathan Lyon got one success respectively.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 26, 2022, 12:20 IST