Australian all-rounder Cameron Green has displayed a substantial amount of potential in his brief red-ball career so far. Cameron Green, made his ODI debut recently against India, has earned selection for the upcoming four-match Test series, based on his prolific Shield cricket form. The youngster wants to play more in the straighter lines against the Indian spinners.
Cameron Green made a strong case to be selected for the first Test against India in Adelaide, starting from the 17th. Green played an unbeaten knock of 125 for Australia A against India in the three-day warm-up game in Sydney. The innings, studded with 12 fours and a six, helped Australia A achieve a lead of 59, and ultimately led to a draw. Green’s medium pace also earned him the wickets of Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw in the second innings.
Cameron Green underlined that the pitch at the Drummoyne Oval did not aid the likes of Ravichandran Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav as much as it does in India. The 21-year old wishes to play more straight against the spinners and has no specific plan against any of them for now.
“I have not had too much to think about it. Luckily, this pitch did not help the likes of Ashwin and Kuldeep too much, it spun a little bit for them but it was not as much as it would do in India. I think I want to play straight against their spinners, luckily it came off but no specific plans against the spinners,” Green told ANI.
The match against India A was more of a challenge: Cameron Green
Cameron Green further stated that playing against India was challenging and nothing like Shield cricket where they are aware of the players after competing against them for long. He labelled the clash against India like a step-up. Green, who made his first-class debut in February 2017, has 1321 runs in 20 matches at 55.04 alongside five centuries and three fifties. He also has 32 wickets at 21.78.
“Yeah, the match against India A was more of a challenge. Obviously, when you Shield cricket, you play against guys whose footage you have seen a countless number of times. You get an idea of what you are facing, but I think Australian domestic competitions holds you in good stead, every team has got world-class players, but the match against India A did feel like a step-up,” the right-handed batsman added.