GLENN MAXWELL

  • New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson agrees Yorkshire return February 18, 2015

    London: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has agreed to return to Yorkshire for a third successive season, the English county champions announced on Wednesday. Williamson, 24, helped Yorkshire to the County Championship title last year, but will probably be able to play in only their last three matches this year due...
  • Glenn Maxwell shows up in time for World Cup February 16, 2015

    Glenn Maxwell has occasionally burnt the fingers of those who have invested in him but the mercurial all-rounder could be set to produce big dividends in Australia's World Cup campaign. The hard-hitting 26-year-old was dubbed 'The Big Show' after winning a million-dollar contract to play in the 2013 Indian Premier League. The...
  • Wasim Akram backs AB de Villiers, David Warner to shine February 12, 2015

    Sydney: Legendary Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram believes dashing batsmen AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and David Warner will dominate the World Cup during its marathon six weeks. "I am sure Maxwell, Warner and De Villiers will ignite this World Cup," Wasim said. "These three players have the firepower to take the...
  • Bluffing a key part of my bowling: Glenn Maxwell February 11, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian allrounder Glenn Maxwell said on Wednesday that bluffing is a key weapon of his bowling and he tries to emulate spin legend Shane Warne in his bid to deceive opponents. Maxwell has been in sparkling form, hitting 95 and taking four wickets for 46 runs in the one-day international...
  • World Cup warm-up: Australia dominate India in 106-run win February 8, 2015

    Rapid centuries by Glenn Maxwell and David Warner lifted Australia to a 106-run win over India in a warm-up match on Sunday that built up their prospect for the World Cup while leaving India winless in the dry Australian summer. Maxwell slammed 122 from 57 balls before retiring and Warner hit...
  • I'm no ego-centric show-off, says Australia's Glenn Maxwell February 7, 2015

    Sydney: Allrounder Glenn Maxwell has admitted to being upset by the frequent criticism directed at him but most of all by the implication that he is not a team man dedicated to helping Australia win the World Cup. The enigmatic 26-year-old was saddled with the nickname "The Big Show" after receiving...
  • Sir Viv picks top players to watch at World Cup 2015 February 4, 2015

    The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be a competitive and intriguing tournament, showcasing the world's best cricketing talent in Australia and New Zealand. The fans will get to enjoy a wide range of batting and bowling styles. In no particular order then, these are my players to watch out...
  • Tri-Series: Nice to put up a good all-round performance, says Glenn Maxwell February 1, 2015

    Perth: Having gone through a rough patch with the bat in recent times, Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was happy to put up an all-round show in his team's dominating performance against England in the tri-nation cricket tournament final, here on Sunday. Maxwell scored 95 in Australia's total of 278 and then...
  • Tri-Series: Disappointing to lose in this manner, says Eoin Morgan February 1, 2015

    Perth: English skipper Eoin Morgan on Sunday expressed disappointment in the manner his side surrendered in the cricket tri-series final to Australia by 112 runs here but said that they will come back stronger in the World Cup beginning on February 14. England were bowled out for just 166 while chasing...
  • Australia clinch tri-series as Glenn Maxwell fires England down February 1, 2015

    Glenn Maxwell scored 95 and took 4 for 46 on Sunday to spur Australia to a 112-run win over England in the final of the one-day international tri-series. Maxwell led Australia to 278 for 8 as they batted first after losing the toss, then had the opportunity of a hat trick...
  • Australian duo Aaron Finch, Glenn Maxwell join Yorkshire January 29, 2015

    Yorkshire have signed Australian batsmen Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell as their overseas players for the 2015 season, the reigning English county champions announced on Wednesday. Finch, who played for Yorkshire last season, will play in all formats of the game, while Maxwell is due to feature in the domestic...
  • Glenn Maxwell feared missing the World Cup January 13, 2015

    Australia's latest all-round sensation Glenn Maxwell had his fingers crossed before Cricket Australia's selection meeting to pick the World Cup squad, and he admitted, after ultimately being named in the final 15, that he "had plenty of doubts". The end of 2014 saw Maxwell hitting bad form, which raised doubts over...
  • Have utmost good faith in Glenn Maxwell: Cricket Australia January 11, 2015

    Sydney: Australia have reposed faith in enigmatic cricketer Glenn Maxwell and backed the all-rounder to come good in the impending 2015 World Cup. Maxwell, a destructive right-arm batsman and a handy off-spinner, was included in Australia's 15-man squad for the mega event Sunday despite a string of mediocre performances in the...
  • World Cup squads: Clarke named Australia skipper, Maxwell gets a chance January 11, 2015

    Sydney: Selectors named Michael Clarke on Sunday as captain of Australia's squad for next month's World Cup, with a fitness contingency should he not be able to play following recent hamstring surgery. Clarke, who missed the final three Tests against India following the surgery, has been given until February 21 to...
  • Maxwell, Cummins in Prime Minister's XI to face England January 5, 2015

    Sydney: Australia batsman Glenn Maxwell and fast bowler Pat Cummins will have a chance to bolster their World Cup selection claims after being named in a Prime Minister's XI to play England in a one-day match on January 14. Maxwell has recently been out of form and Cummins has been battling...
  • India in Australia 2014: Analysis of Australian cricket team December 6, 2014

    Analysis of Australia squad before the four-Test against India, which starts in Adelaide on Tuesday: TOP ORDER David Warner will be one of the first names on the team sheet after a brilliant year in which he has scored 1,199 Test runs at 74.93. India will not have forgotten the 69-ball century he...
  • Glenn Maxwell rushed back into Australia's T20 squad November 6, 2014

    Big-hitting all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has been called into Australia's Twenty20 side for the remainder of their three-match series against South Africa and will join the team before the second contest in Melbourne on Friday. The 26-year-old Maxwell only returned from Australia's 2-0 Test series loss against Pakistan in the United Arab...
  • 3rd ODI: Australia beat Pakistan by one run for series sweep October 13, 2014

    Glenn Maxwell bowled a maiden final over and got two wickets to seal a thrilling one-run win for Australia in the third and final one-day international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Chasing a modest 232-run target, Pakistan needed just two runs in the final over but Maxwell (2 for...
  • 2nd ODI: Maxwell guides Australia to series win against Pakistan October 11, 2014

    Dubai: Glenn Maxwell decimated Pakistan's spinners by hitting 76 off 81 balls and carried Australia to a five-wicket victory in the second one-day international on Friday. The win gave Australia an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the series with the final match set for Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Maxwell made Pakistan pay heavily...
  • 1st ODI: Steven Smith ton helps Australia thrash Pakistan by 93 runs October 8, 2014

    Steven Smith scored a maiden one day hundred while paceman Mitchell Johnson took three wickets to help Australia beat Pakistan by 93 runs in the first day-night international on Tuesday. Smith, who had never scored a half-century in one-day games before, managed a sedate 118-ball 101 to guide Australia to a...
  • Australia beat Pakistan by 6 wickets in one-off Twenty20 October 6, 2014

    Dubai: Offspinner Glenn Maxwell polished off Pakistan's top order with the new ball and opening batsman David Warner anchored the run chase with an unbeaten 54 as Australia comfortably won the one-off Twenty20 match by six wickets on Sunday. Maxwell finished with 3 for 13 after removing opening batsman Awais Zia...
  • CLT20: Punjab beat Cobras by 7 wickets to make it four in a row September 28, 2014

    Mohali: A clinical Kings XI Punjab steamrolled Cape Cobras by seven wickets for their fourth win in a row as they ended their Group B engagements with a flourish in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament on Sunday. With this win, Punjab, who have already qualified for the semi-finals, have finished on...
  • CLT20: Kings XI Punjab start favourites against Northern Knights September 26, 2014

    Mohali: Their confidence on a high following back-to-back wins, Kings XI Punjab would definitely start as overwhelming favourites against Northern Knights in a Group B match of the Champions League T20 on Friday. Kings XI are presently at the second position in Group B with two wins from as many games....
  • CLT20: Kings XI Punjab face Caribbean test after a solid start September 20, 2014

    Mohali: After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents in a Group B match of the Oppo Champions League twenty20 here on Saturday. The Kings XI came into the tournament on...
  • Kings XI Punjab look to tame Hobart Hurricanes in CLT20 debut September 18, 2014

    Mohali: After their bestever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Thursday. Riding on their powerpacked batting lineup, Punjab took the IPL7 by...
  • CLT20: Kings XI are focussed on getting the best out of players, says Bangar September 17, 2014

    Chandigarh: Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar says the focus of his side is to get the best out their players in the Champions League Twenty20 as they prepare to take on Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match, on Thursday. Riding on their strong batting lineup, Kings XI put up...
  • CLT20: Star IPL players to watch out for September 14, 2014

    With the Champions League Twenty20 kicking off and that to happening in India, the IPL teams and their players will be keenly followed. Moreover, in the five editions of the CLT20, IPL teams have always started as favourites. Let's have a look at the star players from the IPL teams to...