Travis Head, who was in a morale-breaking mood of his own, farmed the strike in that over, hit two fours and a six to take Australia to the record T20I team score of 263/3, and got caught off the last ball. However, Australia, it seemed, chose to take a leaf out of India’s book – the country that is ‘oh-so-obsessed’ with the records – and decided to promote Maxwell to the top, much like India had done with Rohit Sharma back in 2013. BRI. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines. With this win, the Kangaroos clinched the series 2-0. 5/111 ... Glenn Maxwell … India vs Australia T20 2020: KL Rahul to Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith to Jasprit Bumrah – Players to Watch Out From T20I Series CricketCountry Staff 04-12-2020 While Kohli remained unbeaten on 72 off 38 balls, Dhoni blasted 40 off just 23 balls. Glenn Maxwell's hitting cut short as Hurricanes fight back for victory (Jan 2, 2021) Babar Azam, KL Rahul, Shaheen Afridi and Beth Mooney make it to our teams of the year (Dec 30, 2020) And he reversed them cleanly. An extraordinary hundred from Glenn Maxwell powered Australia to a seven-wicket victory over India and a first T20I series win in the country. The conventional sweeps were still there, and hoicks across the line over long on were still there, and so were the inside-out slashes over covers. 5/167. It was the old Maxwell for sure, but with a newer sense of purpose. The six off Senanayake was followed by a four, and although Warner was bestowed with the choicest of expletives by the Lankan spinner upon the former’s departure from the crease in the same over, Maxwell was there to stay. Maxwell was pensive when the news was broken to him. Glenn Maxwell could make a surprise return to international cricket later this month in New Zealand as part of the mercurial allrounder's plan for a T20 binge in the lead-in to this year's World Cup. The presence of dew also did not help the Indian bowlers as they struggled to control their line and lengths. Source: AFP BOUNDARY BONANZA. Maxwell burst onto the scenes in his own characteristic style –  with a reverse sweep for six over point off Sachithra Senanayake – and for a moment it seemed as if nothing had changed. But his retort was also equally quick. Glenn James Maxwell (born 14 October 1988) is an Australian professional international cricketer, who currently plays ODI and Twenty20 cricket for Australia. Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell will take a "short" break from cricket to deal with mental health issues. However, for tonight, if one just takes one game at a time, Maxwell was different. Glenn Maxwell slams hundred as Pat Cummins XI beat Aaron Finch XI by 2 wickets ahead of England series Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis, who were dropped from Australia's ODI side after 2019 World Cup, starred In the second intra-squad match between Aaron Finch XI and Pat Cummins XI. The finesse with which he pulled it out, after failing to do the same on the first ball that he had faced in the innings, made one believe that he had been practicing that one particular shot only in the nets. From thereon it was the Kohli and Dhoni show as they completed a 50-run partnership off 29 balls and then went on stitch a 100-run stand. Ad. The ‘big show’ had prepared to go big. T20. But, as I have already mentioned a countless number of times, Maxwell didn’t care for records. There is a thing about Maxwell when it comes to proving himself right. Copyright © 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. 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Indians would know that better than anyone else. Sri Lanka switched to Sachith Pathirana, one of the several wrist spinners being experimented with during the tour. Glenn Maxwell scored 113 not out off just 55 balls as Australia beat India by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 overnight, clinching a 2-0 series win. Glenn Maxwell hits out against India. Two more overs later, after the 19th, there were 247 runs on the board, just 13 less than the all-time highest T20I total – made by Sri Lanka (260/6) against Kenya in the World T20, 2007 – and Maxwell was batting on 144, just 12 runs away from his countryman Aaron Finch’s all-time highest T20I individual score of 156, that he made against England in Southampton last year. But it was already too late. #Glennmaxwell #Glennmaxwellt20hundred #englandvsaustralia #engvsaus#YouTubedown #YouTubewentdown#YouTubeCrashed #Gamildown #GamilCrashed The Indian Express is now on Telegram. IPL 2017: Glenn Maxwell hails Hashim Amla’s maiden T20 hundred Jos Buttler and Nitish Rana stole the show with their fifties, which meant Hashim Amla s maiden T20 ton went in vain. Two fours and two sixes later – all of them being hit by the comeback man – the highest T20 score against Sri Lanka was raised, and so was Australia’s 200. Maxwell was part of the Australia squad that reached the World Cup semi-final this summer. For India captain Virat Kohli, this was the first series loss as a skipper at home across all formats. “Obviously, I'm disappointed to miss out on the squad but I've had some good chats to (selectors) Rod (Marsh) and Trevor (Hohns). Rishabh Pant (1) once again failed to make most of his opportunities as he mistimed one off chinaman D’Arcy Short and Richardson pulled off a sensational diving catch at long-off. He is averaging less than 10 runs in Australia's last 10 one-day internationals so the numbers speak for themselves,” the chairman of selectors, Cricket Australia, Rod Marsh, had said after the 27-year-old was sacked from the ODI side for the tour of Sri Lanka. Both men also hit their 50th sixes in T20 Internationals and took the attack to the Australian bowlers. The score was 166/2 in 14 overs with Maxwell batting on 87. Glenn Maxwell hits out for the Melbourne Stars against the Brisbane Heat at Manuka Oval as this year’s Big Bash T20 in Australia began this week. Maxwell scored an unbeaten hundred to help Australia clinch the series 2-0. Chasing 191, Maxwell (113 not out) hit his third T20I hundred while D’Arcy Short scored 40 as Australia gunned down 191. A number of records were there for the taking. 3/115. Who was that person? Thisara Perera was taken for three fours in his first over, Rajitha, returning after a 19-run first over, was smashed for two more sixes, and by the time Senanayake came back for his second over and completed it, Australia had crossed the 100-run mark in the 10th over. As it turned out, it was the least expensive over of the innings and one of the only three overs in which less than 10 runs were scored. India made three changes to their side by resting Rohit Sharma and bringing back Shikhar Dhawan to open alongside Rahul. The thing is, however, that you need to be in the team to make those records or break them; something that Maxwell was made aware of quite recently. Prior to this match, Australia had never beaten India in a T20 series, home or away. MES. However, Maxwell’s innings snuffed out India’s hopes as the visitors chased the target with two balls to spare. SK Player of the day: Glenn Maxwell's maiden T20I hundred on his international comeback Glenn Maxwell hit an unbeaten 145 upon his return to international T20 cricket Kislaya Srivastava FOLLOW Sri Lanka, although, had no chances. “I don't think the selectors want to see me hit sixes – they know I can do that – so it's about accumulating totals and not just doing the flashy stuff,” the right-handed batsman had said. (AP) Maxwell's role in the one-day side since the 2015 World Cup, when he scored the only ton of his ODI career, has been anything but consistent. Dhoni’s quickfire knock featured three fours and three sixes. The highest team total in T20I hung in the balance, and so did the highest individual score in the format. Glenn Maxwell scored an unbeaten 145, the second highest individual score in T20Is, to help Australia score 263/3, the highest ever team total. “As far as I am concerned, he has had a lot of chances. (Photos: Samuel Rajkumar) Australia beat England in Twenty20 clash as Glenn Maxwell century leads hosts' successful chase in Hobart By Paul Newman for the Daily Mail 12:02 07 Feb 2018, updated 23:53 07 Feb 2018 16 shares As opposed to what is perceived generally, maybe this was something all the Australians have always looked forward to. Batting first, India scored a competitive 190/4 where Kohli contributed with an unbeaten 72 off 38 balls. Vijay Shankar replaced Mayank Markande while fast bowler Umesh Yadav made way for Siddharth Kaul. Andre Russell, Glenn Maxwell and Harbhajan Singh are among the 165 overseas players to have registered for the inaugural draft of The Hundred, ESPNcricinfo can reveal. The three best signings from each Hundred team, including Sunil Narine, Glenn Maxwell and Andre Russell ... whose T20 career has yielded nine … Pathirana was hit for four fours and a six in his first two overs, and although he carved out the wicket of Khawaja, Australia had already crossed 150 in the 14th over itself. Glenn Maxwell's remarkable hundred leads Australia to victory with two balls to spare and they claim the T20 series 2-0! SYT. ... T20. ... scoring an uncharacteristically patient maiden Test hundred and securing a draw for Australia. Of course not Glenn. Glenn Maxwell struck an unbeaten hundred as Australia beat India by seven wickets to win clinch the T20 International series by 2-0 margin on Wednesday. Read about Glenn Maxwell's career details on Cricbuzz.com ... T20 LEAGUE. The Australian ODI Player of the Year had calculated words to say after he was unceremoniously shown the door. The Aussies had also won the first T20I in Vizag by three wickets on Sunday. Glenn Maxwell (Australia) First Test hundred: 104 v India, March 2017 First ODI hundred: 102 v Sri Lanka, March 2015 First T20 hundred: 145* v Sri Lanka, September 2016. Glenn Maxwell en route to his unbeaten ton against India in the second T20 on Wednesday. He represents Victoria and Melbourne Stars in Australian domestic cricket and Lancashire County Cricket Club in English County Cricket.. Australia's Glenn Maxwell (R) and Travis Head (L) had a night to remember. It also became abundantly clear that the pitch was not as flat as it looked before the start of the match. Glenn Maxwell struck an unbeaten hundred as Australia beat India by seven wickets to win clinch the T20 International series by 2-0 margin here Wednesday. Maxwell plundered the Indian bowling attack smashing as many as nine sixes before going to register his third century in the shortest format. Glenn Maxwell struck an unbeaten hundred as Australia beat India by seven wickets. Glenn Maxwell hammers hundred to give Australia T20 win over ... IPL 2020 - KXIP vs SRH - Is time running out for Glenn Maxwell? We look back at the players and numbers which stand out and define the series - from Hardik Pandya's brilliant performances from his new number 6 position to Glenn Maxwell's destructiveness in the lower order for Australia. When a batsman gets his eye in, especially in a T20 game, it becomes only a matter of chance whether you can get him out from there. Maxwell had brought up his fifty off just 27 balls, and the time was right for him to leave, no? However, Australia failed to get off to a good start as they lost Aaron Finch and Marcus Stoinis early on with the scoreboard reading 22/2. Contrary to what happened as the innings concluded, it was Warner who drew first blood, by taking Kasun Rajitha – who was playing his first T20I in Sri Lanka – for four consecutive fours in the second over. Maxwell returned unbeaten on 145, and he did not, or should I say, could not, play for the records. All the Indian bowlers conceded runs at more than seven and a half per over with Yuzvendra Chahal being the most expensive of the lot (47 in his four overs). With this win, the Kangaroos clinched the series 2-0. 8/128. Maybe it isn’t particularly associated with him alone; maybe it is a generic Australian character. Five international centuries, three of them in T20s. BBL 2020-21. Australia had already crossed fifty in the 5th over. I got some really honest feedback which was good to hear but there are also things I need to work on.”. Sri Lanka could manage 178/9 in … Hence, when he was picked for the two T20I against Sri Lanka, the ‘big show’ had a massive show to put up, lest to be ousted from the sole squad he still featured in. All three unbeaten. What it also forced one to believe was that he could still be the inconsistent cameo guy that he had made a name for himself as. Cricket Australia doctors are due to assess Maxwell in Melbourne on Friday after he was replaced in the T20 squad by D’Arcy Short. But from thereon, D’ Arcy Short (40) and Maxwell forged a crucial 73-run stand which enabled the visitors to get back into the match. Just 3 runs were scored off the first over, that saw the Lankan fielders throwing themselves around inside the circle, and saving valuable runs, completely unaware of the butchery was going to ensue. One hundred and thirteen ODI games later, Glenn Maxwell remains Australia's most confounding cricketer. He has also played Test cricket for Australia. He reversed seam-up balls, low full-tosses, full deliveries and half-trackers with the minimum of fuss. (AP) Glenn Maxwell scored an unbeaten hundred (113 not out off 55 balls) and hit the winning runs in the last over of the second Twenty20 International (T20I) to help Australia beat India by seven wickets in Bengaluru on Wednesday. But Maxwell isn’t a man of milestones, is he? No, it wasn’t. 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Two fours off Perera in the 15th took him to 98 and a couple off a no-ball (oh, the irony) took him to the milestone. Aaron Finch was ruled out of the T20s after a finger injury and David Warner needed an opening partner. Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey struck centuries in a 212-run stand to help Australia reach its target of 303 with two balls remaining and secure a one-day international series win over England on Wednesday. On most occasions, a total above 180 is a competitive score in a Twenty20 international. India vs Australia: Hardik Pandya at Number 6, Maxwell's Strike Rate & Kohli's Hundred-Less Streak - Numbers That Define ODI Series. He is a hell of a good fieldsman, as we know, he is a handy bowler, and, at his best, he is one of our first picked in a one-day team. Glenn Maxwell, for one, isn’t the one too obsessed with cricket records, but he is surely the one who believes that other cricketers are. AUSSIES WIN! For most players on this list, the T20I hundred is the tricky one. Maxwell had practically no runs behind him, was playing international cricket after a gap of two months, and had all the eyes fixed on him. Glenn Maxwell scores century to help Australia beat India 2-0 in T20 series. It got to that stage - we couldn't go on any longer. Australia unleashed their weapon of mass destruction, Glenn Maxwell, at the top of the order and reaped instant rewards. HOB. Obviously, someone shared sensitive and protected information. Opener K L Rahul gave India a blistering start, scoring 47 off 26 in front of his home crowd before being dismissed. Australian Glenn Maxwell has become the fastest man to score 3,000 ODI runs, reaching the milestone in 92 fewer balls than his nearest rival. But if he is not making runs, then we have got to find a solution to it,” Marsh had added. Photograph: Brett Hemmings/Getty Images They had beaten India way back in 2008 at Melbourne in a one-off game. For all the latest Sports News, download Indian Express App. Not Glenn. With a series win at stake, Australia opted to field for the second time in a row. Glenn Maxwell's 145* powers to Australia massive 85-run victory over Sri Lanka and take a 1-0 lead in the one-sided game of the first T20 international. * Glenn Maxwell slams 145* - the second highest individual score in T20 internationals, while his strike-rate … Senanayake was made to pay heavily for his send-off to Warner, with a 22-run over in the 17th. Opening the innings for the first time for Australia in T20I, Glenn Maxwell smashed an unbeaten 145 to take Australia to 263/3. Glenn Maxwell scored an unbeaten hundred (113 not out off 55 balls) and hit the winning runs in the last over of the second Twenty20 International (T20I) to help Australia beat India by seven wickets in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Usman Khawaja had opened for Australia before, while Matthew Wade had done it in the ODI series. 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