Glenn Maxwell

Australia|Batting Allrounder
Glenn Maxwell
INTL CAREER: 2012 - 2022
Browse other players
England
All

Alphabetically sorted top ten of players who have played the most matches across formats in the last 12 months

Full Name

Glenn James Maxwell

Born

October 14, 1988, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria

Age

34y 50d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Playing Role

Batting Allrounder

One of the fastest scorers in world cricket, Glenn Maxwell has lit up the limited-overs formats and, at times, shown he can transfer that to the red ball. It is not just his power that worries opposing bowlers and captains. His ability to make unconventional shots appear routine - reverse sweeps and pulls, for example - makes it hard to set fields to cover all of his scoring areas. His audacity comes with risk, and he can exasperate as well as exhilarate, but at his best he can change a game in moments.

In 2017-18 his career entered a confusing stage as he was dropped from the ODI side and then told by new Australia coach Justin Langer to "go and make hundreds" without seemingly being given the opportunities to do so. However, he re-established himself in ODI and T20I sides playing some stunning innings on the tours of India and the UAE. He scored his third T20I century in Bangalore to help Australia chase down 194.

Also a handy offspinner and outstanding fieldsman, he offers an impressive package in one-day and T20 cricket when things click. He made his name for Victoria with a 19-ball half-century against Tasmania in 2010-11, the fastest fifty in Australia's one-day domestic history, and transferred that talent to the international stage. At the 2015 World Cup he blasted a 51-ball hundred against Sri Lanka at the SCG, the fastest for Australia in ODIs and the second-quickest in World Cup history.

Australia have also used Maxwell in Tests but to less effect - patience at the crease has not generally been one of his strengths. However, in Delhi in 2013 he had the distinction of opening the batting and bowling in the same Test, as Australia searched in vain for something to turn their disastrous series around. He scored a maiden Test century against India in 2017 in Ranchi but was dropped following the 2017 tour of Bangladesh. He made a career-best 278 for Victoria against New South Wales in the Sheffield Shield in 2017-18 but could not find a spot in a revamped Australian Test side post the ball-tampering scandal.
ESPNcricinfo staff

Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test714133910426.0757059.471033750
ODI12711614348210834.132786124.98223332128790
T20I9890142159145*28.401430150.97310176106410
FC6711210406127839.81553673.3572345963550
List A20218322541514633.634489120.625335241911250
T20377355518451154*27.795594151.075477124011830
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test7946234184/1274/12742.624.4257.7100
ODI12710032363007604/464/4650.115.5753.9300
T20I98668651076393/103/1027.587.4622.1000
FC679856803174775/406/7641.223.3573.7310
List A202155512746721054/464/4644.495.4648.8300
T20377252331642221333/103/1031.747.6324.9000
Glenn James Maxwell
Explore Statsguru Analysis
Test
ODI
T20I
Videos
Photos
Glenn Maxwell lost partners but stood unbeaten at the end
Glenn Maxwell scored quickly despite coming in at a delicate situation
Glenn Maxwell is all smiles
Australia's players get together after completing the win
Glenn Maxwell celebrates with Matthew Wade
Glenn Maxwell celebrates after dismissing Paul Stirling