baggy green



  • noun the loose-fitting dark green cap worn by players in the Australian national team; hence, a symbol of the team itself and of Australian cricket
    Citation ‘When Ponting tossed Warne the ball for the seventh over of the innings, was it a case of “let’s do it for the baggy green”, or “if you’re so clever you bloody win it for us”’ (Haigh 2005)