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“I am sure some team…”, R Ashwin’s old quote goes viral after Cameron Green gets sold for INR 17.5 Cr

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IPL 2023 Auctions are happening in Kochi on Friday. Mumbai Indians hired the services of Cameron Green for INR 17.5 Cr. After this, an old prediction about Green by R Ashwin went viral. Here, we take a look as R Ashwin’s old quote goes viral after Cameron Green gets sold for INR 17.5 Cr

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Mumbai Indians buy Cameron Green for INR 17.5 Cr

Mumbai Indians missed out on cricketers like Jason Holder and Sam Curran. Hence, they had to get an all-rounder to replace Kieron Pollard in the squad. Therefore, they went hard for a cricketer like Cameron Green.

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When Australia visited India a few months ago, Green impressed all by doing well as an opener. He demonstrated good hitting against pace and also his intent. Moreover, with the ball, Green is anyways an established name. Hence, he was always going to be a good investment.

The franchise now needs to focus on how to include Green in the XI. Since the opening slots are fixed, the franchise will have to either use Green in the middle order or in the lower middle order. The best option considering the balance of the squad would be to have him at No.7 as it would give terrific depth to both the batting and the bowling attacks. Mumbai Indians now look strong in the overseas department.

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R Ashwin’s old quote goes viral

R Ashwin has a keen eye for talent and is a great cricketing brain. We have often witnessed this on the field. Ashwin also keeps track of cricket around the world as seen from his interviews. Hence, his prediction about Cameron Green was taken seriously. Here is what he said regarding the player:

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Cameron Green is a good investment for MI from a cricketing point of view. It needs to be seen how he would perform for the franchise now.

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