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Glenn Maxwell Glenn Maxwell Height: 1.82 m DOB: 14 October, 1988

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.

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Glenn Maxwell reveals why he feels David Warner has struggled so far in 2019 World Cup

Cricket | Jun 11, 2019, 09:51 AM IST

David Warner played out 50 dots in Australia's unsuccessful chase of 353 against India, including 14 in a row at one point.

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2019 World Cup, IND vs AUS: Lost to India after missing out on key moments, says Glenn Maxwell

Cricket | Jun 10, 2019, 03:54 PM IST

Maxwell also lavished praise on the lethal Indian pace duo of Jasprit Bumrah (3/61) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/50).

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2019 World Cup: Glenn Maxwell wary of unpredictable Rashid Khan ahead of Australia's opener

Cricket | May 28, 2019, 09:07 PM IST

Glenn Maxwell spoke highly of Afghanistan's Rashid Khan as Australia prepares for their World Cup opener.

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Maxwell's all-round performance will be key to Australia's success in WC: Cummins

Cricket | May 28, 2019, 12:25 PM IST

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.

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2019 World Cup: Australia find the groove as Smith and Warner bolster defending champions

Cricket | May 27, 2019, 04:16 PM IST

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.

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Glenn Maxwell enjoying bowling, hopes to play key role with the ball in 2019 World Cup

Cricket | May 24, 2019, 03:57 PM IST

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.

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Australian cricketers to don the retro look as World Cup 2019 jerseys revealed

Cricket | Apr 09, 2019, 01:18 PM IST

The team will go into the World Cup on the back of series victories against India and Pakistan.

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5th ODI: Australia beat Pakistan by 20 runs in final one-day to complete series whitewash

Cricket | Apr 01, 2019, 08:51 AM IST

Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh and Glenn Maxwell smashed fifties as Australia beat Pakistan by 20 runs in the final ODI.

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4th ODI: Mohammad Rizwan, Abid Ali centuries in vain as Australia beat Pakistan by 6 runs

Cricket | Mar 30, 2019, 08:53 AM IST

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.

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3rd ODI: After conquering India, Aaron Finch fires yet again to help Australia clinch series against Pakistan

Cricket | Mar 28, 2019, 09:46 AM IST

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.

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I'm more than happy to bat No. 4 if required at the World Cup, says Virat Kohli

Cricket | Mar 01, 2019, 04:57 PM IST

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.

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ICC T20I Rankings: KL Rahul the lone wolf from India in top-10, Virat Kohli jumps two places

Cricket | Feb 28, 2019, 04:44 PM IST

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.

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2nd T20I: Captain Virat Kohli's first series loss at home headlines an eventful day for statisticians

Cricket | Feb 28, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

India succumbed to their first-ever series loss at home under captain Virat Kohli when Australia chased down 191 in Bengaluru.

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2nd T20I: Happy to rectify mistakes from last game, win gives us confidence in tour, says centurion Glenn Maxwell

Cricket | Feb 27, 2019, 11:58 PM IST

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.  

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2nd T20I: Ton-up Glenn Maxwell wallops India in Bengaluru, Australia sweep series

Cricket | Feb 27, 2019, 11:42 PM IST

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.

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2nd T20I: Australia outplayed us in all departments, admits Virat Kohli after series defeat

Cricket | Feb 27, 2019, 11:42 PM IST

Kohli also hinted that he would continue to experiment with his playing XI keeping in mind the upcoming ICC World Cup.

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1st T20I: 'I told Finch that if anyone can win it for us, it would be Cummins': Glenn Maxwell after the tense win

Cricket | Feb 25, 2019, 01:52 PM IST

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.

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Glenn Maxwell defends MS Dhoni's slow innings in Vizag T20I

Cricket | Feb 25, 2019, 04:35 PM IST

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.

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Pat Cummins, Alyssa Healy bag top honours at the Australian Cricket Awards

Cricket | Feb 11, 2019, 06:24 PM IST

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.

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India vs Australia 1st ODI: Virat Kohli and Co. look to start World Cup preparations on a high in Sydney

Cricket | Jan 11, 2019, 03:40 PM IST

After winning a historic Test series a few days ago, India aim to repeat the performance under the lights with the white ball.

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