Christopher James Green or well known as Chris Green is a South Africa-born Australian cricketer who plays for the domestic teams of Australia. He was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders before the 2020 Indian Premier League for Rs. 20 lakhs.
Chris Green was born on Friday, October 1, 1993 (age 27 years; as of 2020) in Durban, Natal, South Africa. His zodiac sign is Libra. Chris started playing cricket at a very young age and in college, he played for his college teams before entering the field of cricket professionally. Chris bowls as right-arm off-break and he is a right-handed batsman making him an allrounder for the team.
Height (Approx.): 6′ 3″
Eyes Colour: Moss Green
Hair Colour: Blonde
Parents & Siblings
Chris Green belongs to a family with a sports background. Chris’s father, Warren Green, was a tennis player who played in Wimbledon and his mother’s name is Lisa Green. Chris has an elder brother, Cameron Green.
Chris Green’s girlfriend is Bella Wagschall and they have been dating for more than four years.
After playing for his college team, Chris began playing professional cricket for the domestic teams, New South Wales and the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League from 2014 onwards. Chris made his debut for the Sydney Thunder in the final round of Big Bash League Season 4. Apart from the domestic teams of Australia, Green has also played for Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League and he played for the Multan Sultans in the Pakistan Super League. During the 2020 IPL auction, Chris Green was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs. 20 lakhs.
- Chris Green played for the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the 2018 Big Bash League. In the 2020 season, he was appointed as the captain of the team.
- Chris Green signed the longest deal in the history of Sydney Thunder as he decided to be with the team till the end of Big Bash League Season 13.
- Chris Green played his debut match in IPL against Kings XI Punjab. Chris was added to the playing squad after the spinner, Sunil Narine was reported and warned by the umpires for using an illegal action during bowling. Due to the report, Sunil Narine was barred from playing the next two matches.
- In January 2020, Chris Green was reported by the umpires for using an illegal action during a Big Bash League match. After the report, he was banned from bowling for 90 days in any match that was sanctioned by Cricket Australia.
- In his leisure time, Chris Green likes to spend his time playing golf or swimming.