IND vs AUS: Cameron Green Shares Image Of His Broken Finger, To Undergo Surgery This Week Ahead Of India Tour

Updated - 30 Dec 2022, 04:08 PM

Cameron Green
Cameron Green. Image-Twitter/ICC

As he gets ready for surgery, Australian all-rounder Cameron Green tweeted a heartbreaking photo of his “broken finger.” While playing in the first inning of the Boxing Day test in Melbourne, Green suffered a finger injury.

The all-rounder will be in a race against the clock to recover from the operation in time for the India trip the subsequent year. The Australian medical staff is optimistic that Cameron Green will recover in time for a much-awaited visit to India, nevertheless. 

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Cameron Green (PC-Getty Images)
Cameron Green (PC-Getty Images)

Cameron Green Share Images Of Brutal Injury

Anrich Nortje’s thunderbolt during Australia’s opening innings eluded the all-rounder. The ball struck Cameron Green’s glove, injuring his right index finger, which resulted in bleeding. Fighting through the agony, Green reached his half-century, but he stayed off the field for the second innings.

The 23-year-old will not play in the third Sydney Test against South Africa as a result of the injury. Following Australia’s victory against South Africa, Green posted images from the match on Instagram. He also uploaded a scan of his fractured finger along with them. 

Cameron Green Finger X-RAY
Cameron Green Finger X-RAY (PC-Instagram)

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Green’s injury during the second test match against South Africa also prevented him from participating in the Big Bash League with the Perth Scorchers. In response to the harm, Green told

“You try to not show the pain straight away, I marked my guard again and walked a couple of steps, and I was like ‘I reckon my finger is out of place here. I checked on it – it looked a little bit inverted is the only way I can explain it. It already had a big cut in it, then I got the bad news after the scan.” 

Cameron Green Excited For India Tour

The young man expressed excitement for the impending visit to India that will take place the following year. He said,

Cameron Green (PC-Getty Images)
Cameron Green (PC-Getty Images)

“It obviously hurts not playing for Australia. I’ve played every game since I debuted so it’s going to feel a bit weird watching Test cricket from home. I’m definitely going to miss it. I’m going to do as much as I can to get it right and try to go to India”. 

He added “A lot of people talk about the tour to India, how tough it is mentally and physically. It‘s going to be a massive tour for us. We’re as best prepared as we’re ever going to be, so (I’m) looking forward to it.” 

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