One of the biggest hard-hitters in world cricket Glen Maxwell made his international on August 25 2012, against Afghanistan in an ODI match. Apart from his power game, Maxwell's ability to hit unconventional shots made him an instant hit in world cricket. Maxwell name came into limelight when he scored a 19-ball half-century for Victoria against Tasmania in 2010-11 the power show which he later converted into the big stage for Australian team. The 'Big Show' was also the integral part of the Aussie squad in 2015 ICC ODI World Cup glory. In the big stage tournament, he smashed a 51-ball century against Sri Lanka at the SCG, the fastest for Australia in ODIs and the second-quickest in World Cup history.read more
David Warner played out 50 dots in Australia's unsuccessful chase of 353 against India, including 14 in a row at one point.
Maxwell also lavished praise on the lethal Indian pace duo of Jasprit Bumrah (3/61) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/50).
Glenn Maxwell spoke highly of Afghanistan's Rashid Khan as Australia prepares for their World Cup opener.
Australia have won two back-to-back ODI series - India and Pakistan, and Maxwell has played an important role, hitting three half-centuries in their 5-0 series win in the UAE.
Australia may have had a year to forget in 2018, but the side picked the form as the World Cup inched closer. With Steve Smith and David Warner back in the team, Australia are a force to reckon with.
Glenn Maxwell has averaged five overs per match since Aaron Finch took over as skipper, compared to just 2.4 overs under Steve Smith's captaincy.
The team will go into the World Cup on the back of series victories against India and Pakistan.
Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh and Glenn Maxwell smashed fifties as Australia beat Pakistan by 20 runs in the final ODI.
Abid Ali hit 112 off 119 balls and Mohammad Rizwan smashed 104 off 102 deliveries before Australia came back to restrict Pakistan to 271-8 in their chase of 278 and pick up their fourth straight win in the five-match series.
Aaron Finch missed out on an opportunity to become the first Australian to hit three consecutive ODI hundreds but his 90 off 136 balls anchored the world champions to 266-6.
His opposite number Finch made it clear that Glenn Maxwell will come up the order after playing a major part in the T20 series victory.
Afghanistan's Hazratullah Zazai has gained a whopping 31 slots to reach a career-best seventh position after aggregating 204 runs in the 3-0 series victory over Ireland.
India succumbed to their first-ever series loss at home under captain Virat Kohli when Australia chased down 191 in Bengaluru.
Maxwell took the game away from India, who should have defended 190 for four after Kohli and Dhoni shared a 100-run stand for the fourth wicket to take the hosts to a competitive total.
Maxwell's scintillating 113 off 55 balls overshadowed Kohli's 38-ball 72 which helped India post a competitive 190/4 in 20 overs, winning their maiden T20I series in India.
Kohli also hinted that he would continue to experiment with his playing XI keeping in mind the upcoming ICC World Cup.
Maxwell rued that he could have finished the game and said he still has a lot of work to do to secure a ticket to the World Cup.
MS Dhoni managed 29 off 37 balls in India's below-par 126 for 7 on a track where the ball was not coming onto the bat.
Pat Cummins won the Allan Border medal for Australia's leading men's cricketer with 156 votes, six ahead of off-spinner Nathan Lyon, who was voted test cricket player of the year.
After winning a historic Test series a few days ago, India aim to repeat the performance under the lights with the white ball.