Glenn Maxwell Biography, IPL, Net Worth, Stats, Wife

Glenn James Maxwell who known for his dramatic shot making and innovation in the short form of game, also known by his nickname “MAXI”.

Glenn Maxwell is an Australian professional international cricketer, who plays ODI, Test, Twenty20 cricket for Australia. He has played for many teams domestically i.e, Victoria and Melbourne stars and also played for Lancashire county cricket club in English County cricket and currently in IPL auctions he has got selected for Royal Challengers Bengaluru at a huge amount of 14.25 crores.

His full name is Glenn James Maxwell born on 14 October 1988 (age 32) at Kew, Victoria, Australia also known by his nickname ‘The Big Show’, ‘Maxi’. He is a Right-handed batsman and Right-arm off break bowler. He is basically All-rounder. His role is pivotal in his team.

Glenn Maxwell Biography

Exactly he has began his career playing for Victoria in Big Bash league in 2010 which is domestic game of Australia. As we all know about his shot-making nature he has scored 102 runs from 52 balls against Sri Lanka in the 2015 World Cup, which is second fastest World Cup century till now. He also scored an unbeaten 145* runs from 65 balls against Sri Lanka in 2016, the fourth highest individual score in Twenty20 internationals by a player.

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Despite his power hitting in the short form of the game i.e., Twenty20 including other league like IPL, Big Bash league and etc. He has also shown his ability in the longer form of the game including a maiden Test century against India in Ranchi on 16 march 2017 in which he scored 104 runs from 185 balls and became the second Australian to score centuries in all three international formats after “Shane Watson”, and listed his name in 13 others cricketers who have achieved this success.

Glenn Maxwell Wife, Family

Glenn Maxwell’s father is Neil Maxwell and his mother’s name is Joy Maxwell. He has a brother by name Daniel Maxwell and now he is engaged to his fiancé Vini Raman.

Glenn Maxwell Batting Stats:

GAME TYPEMINNRUNNOAVG100s50sHS
ODIs11610632301234.36222108
TESTs714339126.0710104
T20Is70631761932.6139145*
T20s30428466553927.16338145*
LIST A18817051152034.10532146
FIRSTCLASS6711240611039.81723278

Glenn Maxwell Bowling Stats:

GAME TYPEMINNOVERSRUNSWICKETECOBEST
ODIs11691473.22683515.664/46
TESTs797734184.224/127
T20Is7046105797297.593/10
T20s304204445.234421087.723/10
LIST A188145786.34330955.504/46
FIRSTCLASS6798946.43174773.356/76

Glenn Maxwell Records:

Below are the Glenn Maxwell records,

Domestic or T20 League Records

1: Scored the fastest fifty (19 balls) in Ryobi Cup in 2011

2: Most expensive player in 2013 IPL auctions ($1 million US)

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International Records

1: Scored the fastest ODI century by an Australian (52 balls) against Sri Lanka        in 2015 World Cup

2: The same century was also the second-fastest century in World Cup cricket

3: Recorded the second-highest individual score in T20I (145*runs) and now   is fourth in the list

4: Second Australian to score centuries in all three formats at the international level

5: Maxwell is the first batsman to hit a century In his maiden T20 innings as an opener.

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Glenn Maxwell Awards:

1: Received the Allan Border Medal for being the Australian Men’s T20I Player of the year in 2015.

2: Received the Allan Border Medal for being the Australian Men’s ODI Player of the year in 2016.

3: Received the Allan Border Medal for being the Australian Men’s T20I Player of the year in 2019.

YearAgeAchievement
201123Joined the Melbourne Renegades
201223ODI debut against Afghanistan
201223Joined the Delhi Daredevils (now known as Delhi Capitals)
201223Played in the ICC World Twenty20 2012
201223T20I debut against Pakistan
201224Joined the Melbourne Stars
201324Test debut against India
201324Joined the Mumbai Indians
201324Played in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013
201425Joined the Kings XI Punjab
201425Played in the ICC World Twenty20 2014
201526Won the ICC World Cup 2015
201526Received the Allan Border Medal
201627Received the Allan Border Medal
201728Became second Australian to score hundreds in all three formats
201728Played in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017
201829Joined the Delhi Daredevils (now known as Delhi Capitals) again
201930Received the Allan Border Medal
201930Played in the ICC World Cup 2019
202131Join Royal Challengers Bangalore Worth 14.25 Crore

International Career

He made his international debut in an ODI against Afghanistan team 25 August 2012 in the UAE. He played an important innings to save his country from defeat in the second ODI and also made his maiden international half-century in the next game.

Maxwell made his T20I debut on the same tour against Pakistan on 5 September 2012. He was soon picked to play for Australia in the 2012 ICC World Twenty20.

He was picked on the tour to India where he made his Test debut on 2 March 2013. He could not stand upto his expectations and thus did not receive many more opportunities in the longest format.

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Domestic Career

Maxwell joined the Victorian squad for playing domestic cricket in the year 2009. He then played in the Hong Kong Cricket Sixes tournament in 2010 and was the ‘Player of the Tournament’ in a successful campaign for Australia.

He was then selected to play in the 2010 Emerging Players Tournament representing the Australian Institute of Sports. In 2012, he went to England to play club cricket for South Wilts and domestic cricket for Hampshire. Due to his performances this season, Maxi earned himself a national call-up.

Glenn Maxwell IPL Career

Maxwell became the most expensive player in the 2013 IPL auctions when the eventual champions Mumbai Indians bought him for $1 million US (INR 53,685,500). Although, he played just 3 matches for them and scored 36 runs. Therefore, they did not retain the Australian for the next edition.

He then moved to Kings XI Punjab after being bought by them for INR 6 crores. It worked wonders for the side as he became their highest run-getter in the tournament and also the third-highest overall. He amassed 552 runs in 16 matches at a strike rate of 136 including 5 fifties. He also picked a wicket in the tournament.

In IPL 2015, he looked a pale shadow of the 2014 IPL Maxwell, as he could manage only 145 runs in 11 matches and picked up only 2 wickets. Two years later, in 2017, he took over the captaincy of Kings XI.

With responsibility, he performed better as he scored 310 runs in 14 games at a strike rate of 173 and also picked 7 wickets for the team. Although, he missed out on scoring in a lot of games. Now he is shifted in Royal Challengers Bangalore.

NOTE:- Above mentioned early life and his career his based on my knowledge and stats has taken from other source. THANK YOU

Updated: March 11, 2021 — 2:07 am

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