Cameron Green makes bold proclamation ahead of Australia’s opening T20 World Cup 2024 game against Oman

Australian all-rounder Cameron Green makes a huge statement as the Kangaroos get ready to play their first game of T20 World Cup 2024 against Oman.

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The Australians will take to the field to play their first match of the T20 World Cup against Oman on Wednesday night in Barbados. Mitchell Marsh and his team will be the favourites for the contest keeping in mind that most of their players are in top form. Cameron Green hopes to play a key role as the youngster has made a huge proclamation. 

Green is touted as one of the best upcoming all-rounders in the world. He will jostle for a place in the playing XI with Tim David and Glenn Maxwell. The 25-year-old will hope that his big-hitting ability and pace bowling skills can help him find a place in the playing XI. 

Just before he departed India after his stint with RCB in the IPL 2024, Green spoke to the Hindustan Times and made a huge claim. “We’ve got a very good team going for Australia. In the previous World Cups, they haven’t really expected much from us in the T20 format but now we must be close to the favorites there, so that might be a different way to look at it,” he said.

Australia starts as a favourite according to Cameron Green 

Whenever an ICC tournament is played, Australia starts as the ultimate favourite. Their T20 World Cup campaign begins with a game against Oman, and the 2021 T20 World Champions will be expected to make short work of the newest team in the competition. 

Cameron Green, during his chat with Hindustan Times, also said, “It’s always easy to play your best T20 cricket when you are the underdogs, and you’ve got nothing to lose. This year, we have got a bit more to lose, because we’ve obviously got a very good team.”

The 25-year-old also added, “The World Cup is so long and a lot of things happen throughout the tournament. I wouldn’t be surprised if I jump in for a game here or there to give one of Stoinis or Mitch Marsh a break. But you never really know when you go into World Cups, teams do change.”

After their match against Oman, the next opponents for Australia will be England. The defending champions began their tournament against Scotland but the match ended without a result due to rain. 

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