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Glenn Maxwell

Allrounder

Did you know?

Learned to bat left-handed while at primary school because nobody could dismiss him when he batted right-handed and he was told he would be banned from playing unless he switched.

RUNS
339
AVERAGE
26.08

Glenn Maxwell

Allrounder

Did you know?

Learned to bat left-handed while at primary school because nobody could dismiss him when he batted right-handed and he was told he would be banned from playing unless he switched.

RUNS
2035
AVERAGE
32.3

Glenn Maxwell

Allrounder

Did you know?

Learned to bat left-handed while at primary school because nobody could dismiss him when he batted right-handed and he was told he would be banned from playing unless he switched.

RUNS
839
AVERAGE
28.93

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
29
HEIGHT
182CM
BORN

Kew

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

VIC

VIC
LOCAL CLUB

Fitzroy Doncaster

Bio

Glenn Maxwell is known for his explosive and innovative shot making in cricket’s short forms.

He first gained worldwide fame in 2013 when, just six months after his international debut, he earned a million-dollar contract from Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians. Before his IPL adventure, Maxwell earned his Test debut on Australia’s disastrous tour of India, taking seven wickets but failing to fire with the bat in his two Tests.

The big-hitting all-rounder played just three matches as Mumbai stormed to the IPL title, but he found form during Australia’s ODI tour of India in late 2013.

The Victorian posted scores of 31, 53, 3, 92, 9 and 60 in six matches, scoring 172 of his 248 runs in boundaries. He continued his hot form during the Australian summer, highlighted by a remarkable feat in the Sheffield Shield clash against NSW at the SCG.

Walking to the crease with Victoria reeling at 6-9, Maxwell posted a blistering 127 from 102 balls to follow up his innings of 94 in the first innings.

Having switched to Kings Punjab XI, he then justified the hype surrounding him in the 2014 edition of the IPL, finishing the series third on the run-scorers list.

Maxwell was also a member of the winning ICC 2015 World Cup team, memorably scoring his maiden ODI century against Sri Lanka at the SCG.

In September 2016, Maxwell slammed a career-best unbeaten 145 from 65 balls, including nine sixes, against Sri Lanka in a Twenty20 international in Pallekele.

MATCHES
7
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
433
BEST BATTING
104
BEST BOWLING
4-127
Bowling
WICKETS
8
AVERAGE
42.6
ECONOMY
4.43
S/R
57.8
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
339
INNINGS
14
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
26.08
100s
1
50s
0
MATCHES
80
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
196
BEST BATTING
102
BEST BOWLING
4-46
Bowling
WICKETS
45
AVERAGE
38.7
ECONOMY
5.54
S/R
42
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2035
INNINGS
71
NOT OUTS
8
AVERAGE
32.3
100s
1
50s
15
MATCHES
38
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
58
BEST BATTING
145
BEST BOWLING
3-13
Bowling
WICKETS
17
AVERAGE
33.8
ECONOMY
7.47
S/R
27.2
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
839
INNINGS
33
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
28.93
100s
1
50s
3

Keeper's brilliant throw runs out Maxwell

Sydney Thunder wicketkeeper Jay Lenton creates something out of nothing to remove Glenn Maxwell, just as he and Kevin Pietersen were putting on a show


0:55 Boundaries-from-6th-over-still

Pietersen, Maxwell take down Nair in BBL warm-up

First Kevin Pietersen and then Glenn Maxwell took the long handle to Sydney Thunder's Arjun Nair, hitting a six and a four each in the spinner's first over


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Mighty Maxwell falls four short of another century

Fresh off his marathon double-ton against NSW, Glenn Maxwell backed it up with a composed 96 in Victoria's JLT Sheffield Shield clash with WA


Hastings to star as new captain

The Duke faces a new challenge in the upcoming KFC BBL as he takes over the captaincy from David Hussey


'The Don' or wrong: Handscomb's fine line

State and Big Bash teammate Maxwell insists Handscomb's technique hasn't changed from that which produced Bradmanesque numbers last summer


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Maxwell follows logic on Marsh call-up

Fringe Test batsman understands why he was overlooked in favour of WA allrounder for next week's Perth Test