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Cameron Green’s fifer puts Oz on top in Boxing Day Test

Updated on: 27 December,2022 10:11 AM IST  |  Melbourne
AP , PTI |

Pace bowler Green (5-27) gave the enthusiastic fans something to cheer about by triggering a late-order collapse of five wickets for 10 runs as the 23-year-old claimed his first five-wicket haul in Tests on Monday

Cameron Green’s fifer puts Oz on top in Boxing Day Test

Cameron Green

Riding a wave of emotion provided by a festive crowd at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Cameron Green claimed the best bowling figures of his Test career as Australia bowled South Africa out for 189 on the opening day of the second Test.


Pace bowler Green (5-27) gave the enthusiastic fans something to cheer about by triggering a late-order collapse of five wickets for 10 runs as the 23-year-old claimed his first five-wicket haul in Tests on Monday.


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Leading the three-match series one-nil, Australia reached 45-1 at stumps. David Warner was unbeaten on 32 with Marnus Labuschagne on five, leaving the home side 144 runs behind, after Usman Khawaja fell caught behind for one to Kagiso Rabada.

Brief scores
SA 189 all out (M Jansen 59, K Verreynne 52; C Green 5-27) v Australia 45-1

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