Australian all-rounder Cameron Green, who changed injured David Warner within the third ODI, has revealed that he obtained phrases of encouragement from Indian batsman KL Rahul when he arrived on the crease for the primary time in worldwide cricket. The proficient younger all-rounder made his worldwide debut within the remaining ODI towards India on Wednesday. Green, who had batted at quantity seven in List A video games, got here into bat at quantity 5 when Australia nonetheless wanted 186 runs to win.
“I was actually taken aback by how nice KL Rahul was behind the stumps. I think he asked me if I was nervous or not and I just replied saying ‘yeah obviously a little bit nervous’ and he just said ‘go well, youngster’,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Green as saying.
“I thought it would have been the opposite. I think Virat [Kohli] was trying to be pretty loud at the time. I was a bit taken aback by how nice that was. I’ll remember that forever,” he added.
Green, who did not take his aspect over the road, appreciated the “quality” of the Indian workforce’s spin assault and praised Ravindra Jadeja‘s “beautiful” bowling.
The all-rounder additionally mentioned that no quantity of analysis performed off the sphere might help a batsman perceive how Indian spinners bowl.
“They’re class bowlers, especially their spinners. I haven’t faced quality like that. Jadeja is just a beautiful bowler who knows exactly what he’s trying to do. Trying to spin a couple away from you and dart one back in. It was class bowling,” mentioned Green.
“You can do as much research and watch as much footage as you can, which I did, to get a better understanding of how they bowled, but it’s a different beast when you’re actually facing them out in the middle. It took me a couple of overs to get used to it. But I take a lot out of it,” he added.
The Aaron Finch-led Australian workforce on Wednesday moved to the highest of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League factors desk after successful the three-match collection towards India 2-1.
Now, each the edges will lock horns within the three-match T20I collection, which will get underway on Friday.
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