T20 World Cup: AUS vs SL Live: Australia’s Glenn Maxwell is known for his inventive batting style and something similar was seen when the Aussie all-rounder took to the nets ahead of the big clash against Sri Lanka on Thursday. Aaron Finch-led side Australia will face off Dasun Shanaka’s Sri Lanka in their second match of the Super 12 stage of the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup in Dubai tonight. Both teams have won their respective opening games and will be looking to further consolidate their chances of making it to the semi-finals. Follow T20 World Cup live updates on InsideSport.in
AUS vs SL LIVE: Just before Australia vs Sri Lanka, Glenn Maxwell invents a new shot in nets, leaves ICC floored- Watch video
Glenn Maxwell, who never thinks twice to play unorthodox cricket including reverse sweeps, switch hits, was seen attempting an unusual shot in the nets ahead of the clash against Sri Lanka. In a video shared by ICC just before the game, Maxwell can be seen inventing a new shot that even left ICC floored. ICC captioned it with a question, “What do you call this one, @gmaxi_32?”
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Moreover, this is not the first time Maxwell has tried playing or attempting a new shot. His reverse sweep and switch hits have become common now. Here’s a glimpse of his inventive shot against India in 2020 when he smacked almost every Indian bowler out of the park.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) November 29, 2020
Maxwell also played a couple of unorthodox shots off Yuzvendra Chahal in his first practice session with RCB
Glenn Maxwell’s Day Out @Gmaxi_32 came. Maxwell reverse swept. And Maxwell had fun. Watch The Big Show and Kyle Jamieson at their first practice session for #RCB ahead of #IPL2021.#PlayBold #WeAreChallengers pic.twitter.com/naMXQcAROQ
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) April 6, 2021
Glenn Maxwell had an outstanding season for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the recently concluded IPL 2021. The Aussie all-rounder amassed 513 runs in 14 innings at an average of 42.75, including 6 fifties.
He had a fair outing against South Africa in the opening encounter contributing with both bat and ball. Maxwell scored 18 off 21 with the bat after returning with 1-24 in his quota of four overs.
Australia’s next fixtures in T20 World Cup:
Oct 28 vs SL
Oct 30 vs ENG
04 Nov vs BAN
06 Nov vs WI
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