Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell had a horrendous Indian Premier League season with the Kings XI Punjab this yr. He is called one of many specialists of the shortest format, nevertheless, he struggled for consistency all through the match. Maxwell managed simply 108 runs from 11 innings within the season which ended with no single most. Neither he might get a fifty-plus rating.
The 32-year-old had a terrific run in and against England, simply earlier than becoming a member of the KXIP camp within the UAE. He cracked 186 runs in 3 ODIs, together with a match-winning 108-run innings within the third ODI at Old Trafford. But he all of the sudden misplaced the contact in IPL.
As he gears up for the cricketing summer season at dwelling, Maxwell is assured about returning to type against India within the limited-overs sequence, starting November 27.
“Yeah, I’m sure we’ll be fine. I was just hitting the ball fine, but wasn’t getting much of a crack. And I’m just looking at the bigger picture and understanding my role within the Australian side; trying to put the IPL aside and think about what I need to do to get ready for every game,” Maxwell stated in a media interplay.
“And [I] just know that I’m doing the right things and that when the time comes, when I need it, I can still perform really well,” he added.
Maxwell talked concerning the tough patch he had within the IPL. He said that it turned out to be unsatisfactory principally due to the state of affairs he batted in.
“It didn’t have anything to do with the pitches at all. I suppose it was more to do with the amount of time I had left in the game most of the times. I was either rebuilding or trying to go from ball one with only a couple of balls left,” stated Maxwell.
“If you don’t hit it, you’re in a bit of trouble. I don’t take too much out of it. I’m still training as hard as ever and still working on the right things. But I came from arguably one of the best innings I’ve played in my career [at Old Trafford] to not being able to clear the ropes. I don’t take too much out of that,” the Aussie all-rounded added.