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baggy green

n
1. (Cricket) the Australian Test cricket cap
2. (Cricket) don the baggy green wear the baggy green to represent Australia at Test cricket
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The physical legacy of his distinguished career -- the baggy green caps, the Australian blazers, the signatures and the match-used bats, balls and bails -- are as rare as a Bradman indiscretion.
STEVE Smith hit 133 in his first match as Australia's Test captain as the Baggy Green took what could prove to be a vital 97-run lead in the first Test against India at Brisbane.
Khawaja, the first Muslim to wear the baggy green, told the Sydney Morning Herald he had considered whether it was possible to wear a uniform which did not have the logo of Australia's key sponsor the VB brewery.
We saw something of that old Baggy Green mentality from England on Monday evening.
The men in Baggy Green reached stumps on 222 for five, before bad light stopped play prematurely, to trail England by just 16 runs.
There have been suggestions that Ponting could be persuaded to don the Baggy Green again this summer for one final Ashes assignment, especially if Michael Clarke's back injury affects his participation in the series, but yesterday's news appears to make that possibility even more remote than it already was.
In my opinion, he is the greatest batsman to wear the baggy green cap of Australia after the legendary Sir Donald Bradman (left).
But it was a collective effort that saw the Baggy Green across the finish line, with the three-pronged attack showing enough to suggest they can spearhead a bid to return to the top of the Test rankings.
I'VE never doubted myself on anything I've ever done when I've had the baggy green cap on" - Australia's Ashes defeat was not causing a crisis of confidence in the mind of captain Ricky Ponting.
I remember going down to his house just after his kit arrived with his baggy green, his jumper and playing shirts," recalled Ponting.
20pm, is described as white, 5ft 8ins to 5ft 9ins, of medium build, in his late teens to early 20s, short cropped blonde hair and was wearing a baggy green hooded top, blue jeans and white trainers.
Identified as Australia's answer to Andrew Flintoff, Symonds has never really looked as comfortable in the baggy green cap as he does in the green and gold uniform of their one-day side.