Glenn Maxwell

  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab's flair will be tested against gutsy Rajasthan Royals 19-04-2014 06:18 PM

    Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) got their campaigns off to a winning start in IPL 7, but one of them will taste their first defeat of the season on Sunday as they take each other on at the iconic Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Punjab pulled off a sensational...
  • IPL 7: Glenn Maxwell's 95 scripts Punjab's upset win over Chennai 18-04-2014 07:30 PM

    The Friday of April 18, 2014, in Abu Dhabi will be remembered for a swashbuckling show from Kings XI Punjab's Glenn Maxwell, whose knock of 95 in 43 balls pulled of a daunting chase to upset two-time champions Chennai Super Kings. Chennai were sitting pretty at the innings break on...
  • World T20: India trounce Australia by 73 runs to enter semis unbeaten 30-03-2014 10:08 PM

    The Indian juggernaut steamrolled Australia on Sunday amid bizarre scenes as the Aussies adopted a hit-or-perish approach to their chase of India's 159 for 7, which saw them getting bowled out for just 86. The 73-run win, India's fourth in a row, meant India will enter the semi-finals unbeaten as...
  • World T20: Australia next as India aim to stay unbeaten before semis 29-03-2014 10:40 PM

    India so far have got off to a dream start to their World Twenty20 campaign, winning three matches on the bounce and booking a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. On Sunday, MS Dhoni & Co run into Australia, who are desperate for a win in order to keep...
  • As it happened: Australia vs West Indies, WT20, Match 23 28-03-2014 02:22 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Sammy came on to score 34* in 13 balls, including two sixes in the final over, to help West Indies edge Australia by 6 wickets at Mirpur. TOSS: Australia won the toss and opted to bat against West Indies....
  • It's Maxwell versus Gayle as Australia take on West Indies in WT20 27-03-2014 02:12 PM

    Mirpur: Chris Gayle will be itching to get back to his power-hitting ways when West Indies lock horns with Australia, who will depend on Glenn Maxwell's pyrotechnics, during their crucial Group 2 League encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 on Friday. With scores of 34 and 48 in the two...
  • Attack is the best form of defence, says Glenn Maxwell 24-03-2014 06:03 PM

    Mirpur: After his scintillating innings of 73 off 34 balls against Paksitan though for a lost cause, Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell said he has worked his way on how to tackle spinners. "Attack is the best form of defence. We did not have too much choice there as the run...
  • WT20: Umar Akmal stars in Pakistan's win over Australia 23-03-2014 05:33 PM

    Mirpur, Bangladesh: A rejuvenated Pakistan brought their campaign back on track as they rode on Umar Akmal's scintillating 54-ball 94 to register a 16-run victory over tournament favourites Australia in the ICC World T20 here on Sunday. In the end, Glenn Maxwell's belligerent 33-ball-74 wasn't enough for Australia to chase...
  • Players bought on day one of 2014 IPL Auction 12-02-2014 05:11 PM

    The first day of the 2014 IPL auction saw 70 players being bought between eight franchises who went on a spending spree, especially in the opening session of the day. Yuvraj Singh was the top-earner with Rs. 14 crore after Royal Challengers Bangalore successfully bid for him. Dinesh Karthik was...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20 29-01-2014 01:36 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and opted to bat against England in the first Twenty20 in Hobart. After a closely fought ODI series, Australia and England shift their focus to the shortest format of the game. Playing...
  • Australia eye Twenty20 world places against England 20-01-2014 11:47 AM

    Sydney: Cricket Australia on Monday challenged its Twenty20 squad to use the England series to fight for a place in the side heading to the short format's world championship. Australia unveiled a 14-man squad for the three matches against England with George Bailey named captain after being dropped from the...
  • 2nd ODI: Faulkner heroics seal dramatic Australia victory 17-01-2014 05:04 PM

    Brisbane: James Faulkner's sensational late assault powered Australia to a dramatic one-wicket victory over England in the second one-day international in Brisbane on Friday. Crushed 5-0 in the Ashes series and thumped in the first one-dayer in Melbourne, England sensed the chance of securing their first win over Australia on...
  • 1st ODI: Aaron Finch hundred guides Australia to win 12-01-2014 04:52 PM

    Melbourne: Aaron Finch made his second century in one-day cricket internationals, sharing a 163-run opening partnership with David Warner that lifted Australia to a six-wicket win over England Sunday in the first of a four-match series. Finch made 121 and Warner 65 as Australia, in a carefully measured chase, ran...
  • 7th ODI, Ind vs Aus: As it happened 02-11-2013 12:09 PM

    Scratching their chins pondering over what's enough to defend, MS Dhoni and George Bailey will once again bank on their batting arsenal in the series-deciding shootout at Bangalore. After two washouts and two wins each in the seven-match rubber, the seventh ODI at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium will decide who...
  • 6th ODI: India must beat Australia to take series into a decider 29-10-2013 05:42 PM

    Pressure is set to pile up on India's under-fire bowlers who will have to deliver in the sixth ODI against Australia in Nagpur if the hosts were to stay alive in the seven match series, which Australia lead 2-1. Washouts in Ranchi and Cuttack have turned the series into a...
  • India vs Australia, 4th ODI: Rain forces washout in Ranchi 23-10-2013 08:41 PM

    Ranchi: Rain played spoilsport as the fourth one-day international between India and Australia was called off on Wednesday, with the visitors still leading the seven-match series 2-1. Riding on quick-fire half-centuries by captain George Bailey (98) and Glenn Maxwell (92), Australia once again posted a good total (295 for 8)...
  • Aussies happy to fox Indians with short balls: Glenn Maxwell 21-10-2013 09:16 PM

    Ranchi: Allrounder Glenn Maxwell on Monday said there would be no let-up in Australia's strategy of targeting the Indian batsmen with the short-pitch deliveries when the two teams square off against each other in the fourth one-dayer on Wednesday. "I think the short ball has probably been our best strategy...
  • Australian batsmen set new ODI record against India in Jaipur 16-10-2013 06:31 PM

    Mumbai: Australian batsmen, who made a mincemeat of the listless Indian bowling attack at Jaipur in the second ODI to post a massive 359 for 5 on Wednesday, also set a new world record in the process with their top five compiling individual half centuries. For the first time in...
  • India-Australia series could turn out to be a run-monger 10-10-2013 08:21 AM

    Australia would like to put their shambolic Ashes series behind and try to return to winning ways in the limited-overs series against India, the same opponents who handed them a 4-0 drubbing in Tests earlier this year. Australia will play seven ODIs and a Twenty20 international against India, with the...
  • CLT20 roster keeps India-Australia ODI series in the balance 08-10-2013 08:27 AM

    Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) couldn't have been staged at a better time for Australia as five of their players who featured in the tournament are now battle-ready for the seven-match ODI series against India. Nathan Coulter Nile, Mitchell Johnson, Glenn Maxwell (Mumbai Indians) and Shane Watson and James Faulkner (Rajasthan...
  • Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals to win their 2nd CLT20 title 06-10-2013 11:26 PM

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians gave Sachin Tendulkar a perfect send off from T20 cricket, winning their second Champions League Twenty20 title, beating Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs in the summit clash at the Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium on Sunday. Riding on quick runs by Dwayne Smith (44 off 39) and...
  • India A must beat South Africa A to make tri-series final 12-08-2013 10:47 AM

    Defeat to Australia A in Pretoria on Sunday - their second loss in a row to this opponent - has left India A in a must-win situation. Cheteshwar Pujara's team has to beat South Africa A on Monday at the LC de Villiers Oval to reach the final of the...
  • Australia A beat India A by 25 runs to enter Tri-series final 11-08-2013 04:55 PM

    Australia A produced an all-round performance to beat India A by 25 runs to register their victory which ensured their place in the final of the tri-series. With Australia qualifying for the summit clash, the result of final round robin match between India and South Africa will decide on other...
  • Late wickets give Australia A seven-run win over India A 08-08-2013 05:47 PM

    Pretoria: Indian batsmen failed to hold their nerves during slog overs as they lost to Australia A by seven runs in an exciting opening encounter of the tri-Series tournament between 'A' teams here on Thursday. Allrounder Glenn Maxwell's magnificent unbeaten 145 off 99 balls helped Australia score a stiff 298...
  • Sri Lanka beat Australia by 20 runs to set up India semis 18-06-2013 01:13 AM

    London: Sri Lanka will play India in the Champion Trophy semi-finals after ousting defending champion Australia by 20 runs and overtaking New Zealand in the group standings on Monday. Sri Lanka posted 253-8 on a turning pitch at The Oval due to Mahela Jayawardene's 84 from 81 deliveries and Lahiru...
  • Australian allrounder Glenn Maxwell joins Surrey 09-06-2013 12:11 AM

    London: English county side Surrey announced on Saturday that they have signed Australia allrounder Glenn Maxwell for this season's domestic Twenty20 championship. The 24-year-old has played nine Twenty20 internationals and was a member of the Hampshire squad that triumphed in last year's English Twenty20 competition. "Glenn is one of the...
  • Million-dollar leagues like IPL are very distracting: Taylor 25-04-2013 03:00 PM

    New Delhi: Former Australian skipper Mark Taylor feels that cash-rich Twenty20 Leagues like the IPL are acting as a huge "distraction" for young players, who are now more interested in raking in moolah than playing for the country. "If you look at the IPL and the money that's going around...
  • Haddin appointed vice-captain for Ashes; Rogers, Harris also recalled 24-04-2013 08:39 AM

    Sydney: Veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin was recalled to the Australian squad on Wednesday and made vice-captain for their upcoming Ashes tour to England with Chris Rogers and Ryan Harris also making the grade. Haddin, who has only played one Test in the past 14 months and turns 35 next week,...
  • Selecting playing eleven is the hardest thing to do: Wright 16-04-2013 09:56 PM

    Jaipur: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright Tuesday said that his IPL side has plenty of talented players and selecting the playing eleven sometimes becomes the hardest thing. "We have so many talented players like Glen Maxwell, Yuzvendra Chahal, Nathan Nile, Dwayne Smith and even an experienced bowler Munaf Patel could...
  • IPL 6: Mumbai Indians face up to all-round CSK's might 05-04-2013 09:36 PM

    Chennai: IPL heavyweight Chennai Super Kings open their campaign at their bastion in Chennai against Mumbai Indians in game two of Saturday's double-header, and with a replenished pace bowling attack the home team could look to rattle the shaky MI batting order. Mumbai lost their season opener by two runs...