14 October 1988
Right Hand Bat
Right Arm Off Break
Glenn Maxwell (Glenn James Maxwell) is an Australian cricketer. He was born on October 14, 1988 in Kew, Victoria. He plays for the Australian national cricket team in One Day International and Twenty20 International formats. He has also played Test cricket for Australia. Maxwell is known as an all-rounder because he can both bat and bowl. He bats with his right hand and bowls off-break.
In domestic cricket in Australia, he represents Victoria and plays for the Melbourne Stars. He was a part of the Australian team that won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, where he hit the winning runs that helped Australia win its first T20 world title.
When Maxwell was a young cricketer, he played for South Belgrave Cricket Club. At first, he was a fast bowler, but later on, he changed his bowling style to become an off-spin bowler. Despite that, he's really good at making accurate throws that can result in getting players out.
His teammates and the media, like to call him "The Big Show" because he's very confident and likes to play fancy shots, especially different types of sweep shots. But he actually prefers the nickname "Maxi."
Glenn Maxwell Career
In his Test career to date, Glenn Maxwell has played 7 matches to date in his Test career and has scored 339 runs, with an average of 26. Glenn Maxwell has hit 33 fours and 7 sixes in his Test career. On Sep 2017, he played his recent Test match against Bangladesh at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong, Bangladesh, scoring 38 runs off 98 balls.
In Glenn Maxwell's ODI career, he has played 133 matches to date in his ODI career and has scored 3,544 runs, with an average of 33. Glenn Maxwell has hit 338 fours and 130 sixes in his ODI career. One of his recent ODI matches took place in Oct 2023 at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, India, where he contributed 0 runs off 1 ball.
Glenn Maxwell has played 98 matches to date in his T20 career and has scored 2,159 runs, with an average of 28. Glenn Maxwell has hit 176 fours and 106 sixes in his T20 career. In his most recent T20 match against Afghanistan at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia, which took place in Nov 2022, Glenn Maxwell contributed 54 runs off 32 balls to his team's total.
He holds the 48th position in the ICC ODI batting rankings with a total of 555 points. Glenn Maxwell is ranked 40th position in the ICC T20 batting rankings with a total of 511 points.