Glenn Maxwell Ends Fifty Drought After 3 Barren Seasons

IPL 2021: Glenn Maxwell Ends Fifty Drought After 3 Barren Seasons

When it rains, it pours. The adage holds true for Glenn Maxwell who is on a run-making spree in this edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after less than average performances with the bat over the last few years.

The Aussie scored his first IPL half-century on Wednesday after three barren seasons. This comes after he broke his drought of sixes, hitting two in his knock of 39 against Mumbai Indians on Friday, after he had gone without a maximum hit in the 2020 season.

Maxwell had a day back said on RCB official video that he wasn’t surprised that the Bangalore franchise would pick him despite ordinary outing last season. He said RCB skipper Virat Kohli had been showing interest in him.

“We had been texting a fair bit. We obviously caught up. We chatted after the ODI and T20I series in Australia. He talked to me about potentially playing for RCB. If I got the opportunity, he said ‘we would love to have you’. But obviously, there was an auction,” Maxwell said in a video tweeted by RCB.

“He said it would be wonderful to have you. He floated the idea back even then. There was a long process in work. Thankfully, I am playing for RCB now,” he added.

Kohli wouldn’t be disappointed with his catch of the season.

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