Chris Green (cricketer)

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Chris Green
Personal information
Full nameChristopher James Green
Born (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 27)
Durban, Natal Province, South Africa
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
BowlingRight-arm off break
Domestic team information
2014/15–presentNew South Wales
2014/15–presentSydney Thunder
2017Lahore Qalandars
2018–presentGuyana Amazon Warriors
2019Multan Sultans
2020Kolkata Knight Riders
List A debut4 October 2014 NSW v SA
Twenty20 debut22 January 2015 Thunder v Sixers
Career statistics
Competition LA T20
Matches 8 82
Runs scored 78 506
Batting average 26.00 15.81
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 24 49
Balls bowled 281 1,602
Wickets 8 65
Bowling average 28.75 27.84
5 wickets in innings 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 5/53 4/14
Catches/stumpings 1/– 43/–
Source: Cricinfo, 10 August 2020

Christopher James Green (born 1 October 1993), known as Chris Green, is a South African-born Australian cricketer. Green bowls right-arm off-break and bats right-handed, playing as an allrounder.[1] He plays for the New South Wales and the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League.[1] He also plays Sydney Grade Cricket for Manly Warringah District Cricket Club. Green made his Thunder debut in the final round of the BBL04.

Ahead of the 2018 Caribbean Premier League, he was named as one of five players to watch in the tournament.[2] In June 2019, he was selected to play for the Toronto Nationals franchise team in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament.[3] In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League.[4]

Green received a 90 day suspension for bowling with an illegal action commencing 8 January 2020.[5] In July 2020, he was named as the captain of the Guyana Amazon Warriors for the 2020 Caribbean Premier League.[6][7]

Personal life[edit]

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.[8]


  1. ^ a b "Chris Green". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  2. ^ "After Rashid, another Afghan leggie at the CPL". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Global T20 draft streamed live". Canada Cricket Online. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  4. ^ "IPL auction analysis: Do the eight teams have their best XIs in place?". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Green banned due to an illegal bowling action". Retrieved 8 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Nabi, Lamichhane, Dunk earn big in CPL 2020 draft". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  7. ^ "Teams Selected for Hero CPL 2020". Cricket West Indies. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  8. ^ "State Push on For All-rounder Chris Green". Daily Telegraph. 22 December 2014.

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