Glenn Maxwell Cricketer Profile – Age, Achievements, Career, Stats & More

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If you’ve watched several cricket matches, you must have heard the name Glenn Maxwell-an Australian international cricketer. Currently, he plays ODI and Twenty20 Cricket for Australia. Back then, he played Test cricket for Australia. Furthermore, he was part of the Victoria and Melbourne Stars squad in Australian Domestic Cricket. So far, he has displayed remarkable skills thus good records in his cricket history.

Basic Information About Glenn Maxwell

Full Name Glenn James Maxwell
Age 32 years
Born In Kew, Victoria, Australia
Bat Style Right-handed
Bowl Style Right-arm off-break
Nationality Australian
Birth Date 14 October 1988
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Spouse Candice Wyatt
Net Worth Rs 81 crore
Teams Australia, Hampshire, Australia A, Lancashire, Surrey, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Yorkshire, Punjab Kings, Delhi Capitals, Australian XI, Mumbai Indians, Victoria, Australians, London Spirit, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars.

 

Glenn Maxwell Cricket Battling Stats

Here are Glenn Maxwell’s cricket batting stats throughout his career.

Test: (7 matches) Glenn made 14 innings, 1 note out, 339 runs, and a high score of 104. He also made 1 a hundred, 33 fours, 7 sixes, an average of 26.07, and a scoring rate of 59.47.

ODI: (116 matches) Here, he made 106 innings, 12 note outs, 3230 runs, and a high score of 108. Moreover, he made 2 hundred, 22 fifties, 309 fours, 116 sixes, 34.36 average, 9 ducks, and a scoring rate of 125.43.

T20I: (72 matches) Glenn Maxwell made 65 innings, 9 note outs, 1780 runs, and a high score of 145. He also smashed 3 hundred, 9 fifties, 147 fours, 93 sixes, an average of 31.78, 2 ducks, and a scoring rate of 158.92.

IPL: (89 matches) Glenn made 85 innings, 11 note outs, 1728 runs, and the highest score of 95. He also made 8 fifties, 139 fours, 101 sixes, an average of 23.35, 12 ducks, and a scoring rate of 153.32. Currently he is a Royal Challengers Bangalore team member.

World Cup: (18 matches) In this category, he made 16 innings, 3 note outs, 501 runs, and a high score of 102. He also made 1 hundred, 2 fifties, 54 fours, 21 sixes, an average of 38.53, a scoring rate of 158.92, and 2 ducks.

CL: (8 matches) Glenn Maxwell made 8 innings, 138 runs, a high score of 43, 14 fours, 6 sixes, an average of 17.25, 1 duck, an average of 17.25, and a scoring rate of 158.62.

Glenn Maxwell Cricket Bowling Stats

Test: Glenn made 9 innings, 341 runs, 8 wickets, 4/127 best, an average of 42.62, a scoring rate of 57.75, and an economy rate of 4.42.

ODI: Here, he managed to hit 91 innings, 2683 runs, 51 wickets, 4/46 best, an average of 52.60, an economy rate of 5.66, and a scoring rate of 55.68.

World Cup: Again, he made 16 innings, 513 runs, 6 wickets, 2/43 best, and an average of 85.50. He also made an economy rate of 5.89, a scoring rate of 87.

T20I: In this category, Glenn Maxwell made 47 innings, 811 runs, 31 wickets, 3/10 best, 2 threes, and an average of 26.16. He also made an economy rate of 7 and a scoring rate of 20.90.

CL: Here, he made 6 innings, 77 runs, 1 wicket, 1/17 best, an average of 77, a scoring rate of 66, and an economy rate of 7.

IPL: In the Indian Premier League, he smashed 51 innings, 804 runs, 19 wickets, 215 best, an average rate of 42.31, a scoring rate of 29.36, and an economy rate 8.64.

Career Information

The cricket journey of Glenn Maxwell started at an early age. Everything started as a pace bowler before becoming an off-spin bowler. Through his accurate throws, he was nicknamed “The Big Show”. The extravagant shorts opened doors for him, and he started playing for several well-known teams. 

Nonetheless, he managed to make excellent scores which raised his name as one of the best cricketers. For that reason, he was able to be auctioned to play for the Mumbai team in the Indian Premier League. This made him more famous as many teams wanted him to be part of the squad.

In 2018, Glenn Maxwell was recalled for a Test match to be part of the squad. This was because players such as Steve Smith were suspended. Unfortunately, he went for an indefinite break from the game to sort out his mental issues.

Test Debut:

In a test, Glenn Maxwell made a debut in a match against India in March 2013. His last match was September 2017 against Bangladesh.

ODI Debut:

In ODI, Glenn made his debut in a match against Afghanistan in August 2012. He played his last match in December 2020 in a match against India.

T201 Debut:

Lastly, he made his debut in this category in September 2012 against Pakistan. His last match was against New Zealand in March 2021. 

Career Achievements

Glenn kicked off his career by starting to play for Victoria. This was in 2020 in the Twenty20 Big Bash tournament. He is known for his dramatic shots and unique skills. So far, he has recorded outstanding results in several matches. For instance, Glenn Maxwell scored 102 from 53 balls in the 2015 World Cup against Sri Lanka.

The following year, he played in Twenty20 International and scored 145 from 65 balls. He displayed his power by scoring 104 from 185 balls in the Maiden Test Century against India held in Ranchi. Again in 2011, he set a remarkable record as the fastest ever half-century. During the match, he scored 50 runs off 19 balls. 

As a result, he gained popularity and was auctioned by the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians. The team bought him for one million dollars. His greatness went further by making his Test debut against India in Hyderabad, which led to his success and fame. 

Notable Charity

The well-known Glenn Maxwell is an Australian cricketer who has displayed exemplary skills in Cricket. Throughout his career, he has managed to showcase outstanding records. Additionally, Glenn Maxwell is also involved in community works. For instance, he helped raise funds for a local charity. This came to be after smashing the seat when his epic innings were auctioned off.

The professional cricket player has been on the cricket field for quite some time. Throughout his journey, he has managed to play for several teams in several matches. Up to now, he has recorded outstanding results and is also involved in charity works to help the needy.

Reference Resource: 

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenn_Maxwell
  2. https://www.cricbuzz.com/profiles/7662/glenn-maxwell
  3. https://www.espncricinfo.com/player/glenn-maxwell-325026
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