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Glenn

Maxwell

All-Rounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

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
80
AVERAGE
13.33
WICKETS
7
STRIKE RATE
48.9

Glenn

Maxwell

All-Rounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

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
1367
AVERAGE
35.05
WICKETS
34
STRIKE RATE
41.4

Glenn

Maxwell

All-Rounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

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
343
AVERAGE
19.06
WICKETS
14
STRIKE RATE
22.7

All-Rounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
26
HEIGHT
182CM
BORN

Kew

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

VIC

VIC
LOCAL CLUB

Fitzroy Doncaster

Bio

Glenn Maxwell 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.

MATCHES
3
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
433
BEST BATTING
37
BEST BOWLING
4-127
Bowling
WICKETS
7
AVERAGE
38.71
ECONOMY
4.75
S/R
48.9
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
80
INNINGS
6
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
13.33
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
49
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
196
BEST BATTING
102
BEST BOWLING
4-46
Bowling
WICKETS
34
AVERAGE
37.74
ECONOMY
5.47
S/R
41.4
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1367
INNINGS
45
NOT OUTS
6
AVERAGE
35.05
100s
1
50s
11
MATCHES
24
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
58
BEST BATTING
74
BEST BOWLING
3-13
Bowling
WICKETS
14
AVERAGE
26.29
ECONOMY
6.94
S/R
22.7
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
343
INNINGS
20
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
19.06
100s
0
50s
1
MATCHES
31
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
-
BEST BATTING
155
BEST BOWLING
5-66
Bowling
WICKETS
45
AVERAGE
39.51
ECONOMY
3.57
S/R
66.5
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1939
INNINGS
51
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
40.4
100s
4
50s
12
MATCHES
18
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
-
BEST BATTING
61
BEST BOWLING
2-38
Bowling
WICKETS
9
AVERAGE
41.89
ECONOMY
4.81
S/R
52.2
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
358
INNINGS
16
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
29.83
100s
0
50s
3

Maxwell's final World Cup blog

Glenn Maxwell takes cricket.com.au into the Australian team's private World Cup celebrations the day after their big win over New Zealand in the final


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Maxwell magic finishes off Black Caps

A superb piece of fielding from Glenn Maxwell has run Tim Southee out and ended the New Zealand innings on 183


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Black Caps all out for 183

Mitchell Johnson and James Faulkner picked up three wickets apiece as New Zealand we bowled out for 183 in the World Cup final


High expectations not fazing Maxwell

Allrounder acknowledges anticipation is high after stunning 2014 IPL season


Australia's top World Cup moments

Super Starc, Magic Maxwell and the catches that could have won matches


George Bailey // Getty Images

Bailey ready for spin-friendly IPL pitches

Kings XI Punjab captain says his team will be “hunted” after a successful 2014 campaign