Cameron Green

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Cameron Green

NameCameron Donald Green
Nick NameGreeny
DOB03 June 1999
(Age 24 Yr. )

Personal Life

Education Senior Secondary
Religion Christianity
Nationality Australian
Profession Cricketer (All-rounder)
Birth Place Perth, Western Australia,  Australia

Physical Appearance

Height 6 feet 6 inch
Weight 95 kg (approx.)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown

Family Status

Parents

Father – Gary Green
Mother – Bee Tracey

Marital Status Single
Siblings

Sister- Bella Green (Basketball player)

Cameron Donald Green is an Australian cricketer who plays for Western Australia and Perth Scorchers as a batting all-rounder. He made his international debut for the Australian national cricket team in December 2020. Green was a member of the Australian team that won the 2023 Cricket World Cup and the 2023 ICC World Test Championship final. In 2023, he was the second-most-expensive player in the IPL (Indian Premier League) history, bought by Mumbai Indians.

Domestic

First Class Cricket (Test Match)

Cameron started playing U-13 Junior Cricket League at 10 for the Subiaco-Floreat Cricket Club. He made his debut in the Western Australian Cricket Association’s (WACA) First Grade cricket at the age of 16. Impressed with his performance, Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) signed a rookie contract with him just before the Sheffield Shield season 2016-17. He played 8 matches in the U-19 national league with an average of 20 runs per inning and took a total of 20 wickets.

He got a big breakthrough in Marsh Sheffield Shield 2019-20 season when he scored 87/167 playing at no. 8 and 121/172 playing at no. 9 against Queensland. Earlier, he was known as a Bowling-all rounder but with these innings, he established his name in batting too.

List-A Cricket (One Day)

Green made his debut in the one-day format against Pakistan during the Pakistan Tour of Australia at Brisbane Stadium on 10 January 2017. He bowled 10 overs and took 3 wickets by giving 59 runs with an economy rate of 5.90.

Twenty-20

Cameron Green made his debut in Twenty-20 cricket for Perth Scorchers in Big Bash League 2018-19 season on 13 January 2019 against Sydney Sixers. He bowled two overs and gave 21 runs with an economy rate of 10.5.

International

Twenty-20 International

Green made his Twenty-20 debut in April 2022 against Pakistan in the Australia Tour of Pakistan where he bowled three overs out of which 7 were dot balls; Green took 2 wickets by giving 16 runs with an economy rate of 5.33. He has played 8 T-20 matches till May 2023. His highest score is 61 against India and he took a total of 5 wickets in a year of T-20 format.

One Day International

In December 2022, Cameron made his debut in One Day International against India in which he bowled 4 overs with an economy rate of 6.75, and made 21/27 runs with a 77.77 strike rate. He has played 15 ODI matches till March 2023. His highest score was 89/92 against New Zealand in September 2022 and he took a 5-wicket haul in a match against Zimbabwe in August 2022; he was the Man of the Match in both matches. 

Test Matches

In December 2020, Cameron made his debut against India at Adelaide Oval, Australia, in which he bowled 9 overs of which 2 were maiden. His highest score in test cricket is 114/170 against India during the India Tour of Australia in Mar 2023; it was Cameron’s maiden century. He took a 5-wicket haul in 10.4 overs against South Africa with an economy rate of 2.53 in December 2022.

Indian Premier League (IPL)

In the IPL 2023 season, Cameron was bought by Mumbai Indians for AUD 3.15 million (Rs 17.5 cr), a replacement for West Indies veteran Kieron Pollard. He became the second most expensive player after Sam Kurran in IPL history.

He scored his maiden century (100/47) in IPL against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Wankhede Stadium on 21 May 2023; he became the player of the match. Cameron Green has played 16 matches in IPL 2023 and has scored 452 runs, with an average of 50.22. He has also slammed 1 century and 2 half-centuries with 40 fours and 22 sixes in his IPL career.

Awards & Achievements

  • Player of the Match – Mumbai Indians vs Surisers Hyderabad May 2023
  • Player of the Match – Australia vs Zimbabwe August 2022
  • Player of the Match – Australia vs New Zealand September 2022
  • Youngest player to pick up a five-wicket haul in the Sheffield Shield in the 2016–17 season
  • The second most expensive overseas player in IPL history.
  • Darlot Cup 2013 for Cricket by the Public School Association, Western Australia
  • Alcock Cup 2016 for football by the Public School Association, Western Australia

Facts/Trivia

  • Before Green’s test debut against India, Australian captain Pat Cummins gave him the famous baggy green cap. It is a tradition in Australia to wear a baggy green cap in test matches; the respect for this cap is very high that it was auctioned in millions.
  • Cameron Green’s other name is Cameron Donald Green.
  • His Jersey number is 42 in One Day Format, Test Match, T20, and IPL.
  • He is the youngest bowler to take a five-wicket haul in the history of Shield cricket.
  • Wayne Clark is the coach for Cameron Green’s club, Subiaco-Floreat Cricket Club.
  • Cameron Green is an animal lover; he has a cavapoochon dog.

Career Stats

Batting Career Summary
 MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test24364107511433.59230546.641061127
ODI232064428931.5753083.4001369
T20I8801396117.3880173.75002178
IPL1616745210050.22282160.281024022
Bowling Career Summary
 MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test243719381081305/275/273.3536.0364.610
ODI2321688656165/335/335.7241.043.010
T20I8712017852/162/168.935.624.000
IPL161622836162/412/419.560.1738.000