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Chris Green (cricketer)

Chris Green
Personal information
Full name
Christopher James Green
Born (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 30)
Durban, Natal Province, South Africa
Height193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
BowlingRight-arm off break
RoleBowling all-rounder
International information
National side
Only T20I (cap 108)1 December 2023 v India
Domestic team information
2014/15–presentNew South Wales
2014/15–presentSydney Thunder
2017Lahore Qalandars
2018–2020Guyana Amazon Warriors
2019Multan Sultans
2020Kolkata Knight Riders
2021–2022Jamaica Tallawahs
Career statistics
Competition T20I FC LA T20
Matches 1 10 20 200
Runs scored 2 465 157 1,285
Batting average 46.50 14.27 15.86
100s/50s 0/0 0/5 0/0 0/1
Top score 2* 61* 24 50
Balls bowled 24 2,068 827 3,945
Wickets 0 32 22 164
Bowling average 24.50 31.40 28.21
5 wickets in innings 0 2 1 1
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 6/83 5/53 5/32
Catches/stumpings 2/– 4/– 10/– 116/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 2 March 2024

Christopher James Green (born 1 October 1993) is a British-Australian cricketer.[1] Green bowls right-arm off-break and bats right-handed, playing as an All-rounder.[2] He plays for New South Wales and the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League.[2] He also plays Sydney Grade Cricket for Northern District Cricket Club. Green made his Thunder debut in the final round of the BBL04. He made his international debut for the Australian cricket team in December 2023.[3]

T20 career

Ahead of the 2018 Caribbean Premier League, he was named as one of five players to watch in the tournament.[4] In June 2019, he was selected to play for the Toronto Nationals franchise team in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament.[5] In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League.[6]

Green received a 90-day suspension for bowling with an illegal action commencing 8 January 2020.[7] In July 2020, Green was named as the captain of the Guyana Amazon Warriors side ahead of the 2020 Caribbean Premier League.[8][9] On 11 June 2021, in the 2021 T20 Blast in England, Green took a hat-trick and a five-wicket haul for Middlesex.[10] In July 2022, he was signed by the Kandy Falcons for the third edition of the Lanka Premier League.[11] In November 2023, Green was named the captain of Sydney Thunder for the 2023–24 Big Bash League.[12]

Personal life

Green is South African on his father's side and British on his mother's side. His parents Warren and Lisa Green (Gould), were both professional tennis players.[13] Green holds a British passport.[1]


  1. ^ a b Barrett, Chris (26 January 2016). "British passport gives Chris Green options, but Sydney Thunder tyro says focus is Australia". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  2. ^ a b "Chris Green". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  3. ^ "India spin claims T20 series against new-look Aussies.". 1 December 2023. Retrieved 4 December 2023.
  4. ^ "After Rashid, another Afghan leggie at the CPL". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Global T20 draft streamed live". Canada Cricket Online. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  6. ^ "IPL auction analysis: Do the eight teams have their best XIs in place?". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  7. ^ "Green banned due to an illegal bowling action". Retrieved 8 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Mohammad Nabi, Sandeep Lamichhane, Ben Dunk earn big in CPL 2020 draft". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
  9. ^ "TEAMS SELECTED FOR HERO CPL 2020. Windies Cricket news". Windies. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
  10. ^ "Jack Leaning, Jordan Cox set course for Kent despite Chris Green hat-trick". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 12 June 2021.
  11. ^ "LPL 2022 draft: Kandy Falcons sign Hasaranga; Rajapaksa to turn out for Dambulla Giants". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 6 July 2022.
  12. ^ "Experienced Green appointed Thunder skipper for BBL|13.". 9 November 2023. Retrieved 4 December 2023.
  13. ^ "State Push on For All-rounder Chris Green". Daily Telegraph. 22 December 2014.
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