AUS vs SA 2022 2nd Test: Cameron Green With His Fifer Flipped South Africa’s Inning

Cameron Green
Cameron Green(Image: CA)

AUS vs SA 2022 2nd Test: Young Australian allrounder Cameron Green bagged his maiden 5 wicket haul in Test during the 2nd Test match of the South Africa tour of Australia 2022.

Cameron Green Bagged 5 wickets in AUS vs SA 2022 2nd Test

Post winning the first Test match, the hosts Australia faced South Africa in Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne to play the 2nd Test of the series. The 2nd Test match will play a crucial role in the 3-match Test series as Australia leads the series by 1-0.

South Africa needs to win the match in order to stay alive in the series. Australia leads the WTC 2021-23 points table with 76.92 PTC while South Africa holds the 3rd position behind India.

Winning the toss Australia opted to bowl first where Elgar and Sarel Erwee made their way to the crease.

Though South Africa seemed to make a decent start, the hosts made an aggressive bowling attack. South African batters struggled to build a partnership and lost their top 5 wickets for just 67 runs.

Verreynne and Marco Jansen made a stand and build a 112 runs partnership and pose a great threat to the Australian bowling unit. But Cameron Green who earlier dismissed Theunis de Bruyn proved his worth by dismissing both half-Centurian in back-to-back overs.

In the 65th over, Cameron Green dismissed Verreynne for 52 runs and broke the partnership. While Cameron Green dismissed  Marco Jansen for 59 runs in the 67th over.

With another couple of lower-order wickets, Cameron Green just flipped South Africa’s 1st inning. South Africa scored 189 runs for 10 wickets in their 1st inning.

Cameron Green bagged his first 5 wicket haul in Test cricket in just 10.4 overs at an economy rate of 2.50. Notably, Cameron Green becomes the second most expensive player of the recently concluded IPL 2023 Auction.

On December 23, Cameron Green becomes the Mumbai Indian’s costliest signing in IPL history – INR 17.5 crore.

As far as the AUS vs SA 2022 2nd Test is concerned, Australia in their first inning scored 45 runs for 1 wicket and trailed by 144 runs at the end of day 1.