Glenn Maxwell is a maverick in the word’s truest meaning. His unorthodox batting style makes him a nightmare for opponents to deal with. Whatever a bowler might try to do, Maxi finds a way to send the ball over the ropes. He initially gained a reputation for his explosive batting style as he scored the fastest half-century in ODIs in the Ryobi Cup. Originally quite traditional in his batting style, as he gained confidence on the international stage, he became free and let his imagination run wild. Maxwell’s ability to pull off shots never seen before makes him one that spectators around the world love watching.
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Maxwell’s ability to improvise on the spot is one of the key reasons he is particularly dangerous in the shorter formats of the game. Over the years, he has matured into a fine cricket player who can adapt his game to suit the situation of the match. He has a breath-taking batting style combined with exceptional fielding and thrifty bowling skills, making him one of the most complete players of this generation.
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Glenn Maxwell has been a mainstay of the Australian side ever since his debut in 2012. Although his time in the test side was short, his ability to score big quick has made him one of the best T20 batsmen. In October 2019, he announced that he will be taking a break from cricket to deal with mental health issues. Maxwell recently made his highly anticipated return in the tour of South Africa. Back to his best again, he is second to none with a bat in his hand.
Glenn Maxwell will be making a return to the IPL this year as he opted to play County cricket in preparation for the World Cup. He is back with Kings XI Punjab, who had to pay a hefty 10.75 crores to have this gem of a cricketer represent their team. Everyone will be hoping for him to find his form, just as he did in the 2014 season, and fire them to their first-ever IPL title:
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