IPL 2021: Glenn Maxwell’s huge six had Virat Kohli exclaiming animatedly.© IPL/Twitter
Glenn Maxwell received his IPL 2021 marketing campaign off to a terrific begin with an innings of 39 runs off simply 28 balls for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Mumbai Indians on Friday. Studded with eight fours and two sixes, Maxwell’s innings comprised of a six off Krunal Pandya that despatched the ball crusing over the stands and out of the bottom after bouncing off the roof of the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Virat Kohli, the non-striker on the time, was astonished on the strike and his response mentioned all of it.
Off to Marina seaside
— Arnav Shyam (@arnav_shyam) April 9, 2021
Maxwell, who is thought for his unorthodox photographs particularly within the shortest format of the sport, additionally hits change hit off Rahul Chahar for a six earlier than his innings was ended debutant Marco Jansen.
Coming in to bat on the fall of the second wicket within the sixth over, Maxwell added 52 runs for the third wicket along with his captain Kohli earlier than the skipper was trapped lbw by Jasprit Bumrah.
Maxwell, who endured a torrid run with Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) in IPL 2020, noticed a change of fortunes with the brand new season.
He scored simply 108 runs from 13 matches for Punjab Kings final season and did not handle to hit a single six.
He was launched by Punjab Kings forward of the IPL public sale and RCB lapped up him for a whopping Rs 14.25 crore.
Overall, Maxwell has 1544 runs from 83 matches at 22.37 and a strike charge of 154.24 with six half-centuries.
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