Australian cricket team Coach Justin Langer has confirmed that allrounder Cameron Green will make his Test debut in the opening match at Adelaide Oval starting Thursday provided he overcomes the mild concussion he suffered last week.
Justin Langer said in media conference today, If he’s passed fit he’ll definitely play. We all saw, it was a very unusual incident that happened with him.
Cameron Green was diagnosed with a mild concussion last Friday after being struck in the head while bowling, a savage blow from India’s fast bowling spearhead Jasprit Bumrah.
“If Cameron gets through the protocols and he gets through training and he feels good, I’ve seen him last night, he had a big smile on his face, he had another test this morning that we got good news.
“He’s a terrific young bloke, he’s obviously an excellent talent, he’s earned the right for selection through his performances through Sheffield Shield cricket.
“If he’s fit and available then he’ll make his Test debut, which is very, very exciting for Australian cricket, for him and his family.”, Langer declared.
If given go ahead, Green At 21 years 196 days, will be Australia’s youngest Test player since Matthew Renshaw (20 years 241 days) made his maiden appearance at the same venue against South Africa in 2016.
Green will train with the Australia squad at Adelaide Oval later today and tomorrow, and if he passes the required tests to show he has made a full recovery he will take his place for the day-night match on Thursday afternoon.