Born : 1988-10-14
Glenn Maxwell is an Australian international cricketer who plays domestic cricket for Victoria and the Melbourne Stars. He made a name for himself by being a fantastic hitter in cricket. Maxwell is also a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad in the Indian Premier League. He has previously played for a few more franchises, too, in the tournament.
Maxwell made his Test debut on 2nd March 2013 against India. He last played a Test match for Australia on 4th September 2017. Overall, he played seven Tests for Australia and scored 339 runs, including a century. He picked eight wickets in Test matches.
Maxwell played his ODI debut on 25th August 2012. He has played 116 ODIs for Australia and has made 3230 runs at an average of 34.36. He has a batting strike rate of 125.43.
He made his T20I debut on 5th September 2012. Maxwell has played 72 T20Is and has made 1780 runs at an average of 31.78 and a strike rate of 158.92. He has scored three centuries in T20Is, which is the second-most number of centuries in this format. In October 2019, Maxwell announced he would be taking a little break from cricket to focus on his mental health.
Glenn Maxwell was born on 14th October 1988 in Kew, Victoria, Australia.
Glenn Maxwell is 5 ft 11 inches tall.
On 26th February 2020, Glenn Maxwell announced his engagement to Vini Raman after two years of courtship. Vini belongs to a Tamil family and was born in Melbourne, Australia. She was born on 3rd March 1993 and is a pharmacist.
Glenn Maxwell’s approx net worth is USD 11 million (INR 81 crores). A significant part of his income comes from the Indian Premier League. In the IPL 2021 auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore picked him up for INR 14.25 crores. Last year, he was picked by Kings XI Punjab for a price of INR 10.75 crores. Maxwell also plays for Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League and earns a handsome sum from this association.
Glenn Maxwell wears jersey number 32 for the Australian national team, Melbourne Stars, and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Glenn Maxwell uses Kookaburra Rapid Pro 400 bat. The bat is made with selected unbleached English willow.
Glenn Maxwell has a batting strike rate of 125.43 in ODIs which is the second-highest career strike rate. He is the ninth Australian player to make 1000 runs, take 50 wickets, and pick 50 catches in ODIs. His highest score in T20Is is 145 not-out, the fourth-highest score by a cricketer in this format.
In IPL 2012, Glenn Maxwell replaced Travis Birt in the Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) team. He was picked for INR 10 lakh. He played only two games for the franchise and was released before the next auction.
In the 2013 auction, Mumbai Indians purchased the services of Maxwell for a price of USD 1,000,000. In the 2014 auction, Kings XI Punjab picked Maxwell for a fee of INR six crores. In the 2018 auction, Delhi Daredevils again picked Maxwell for a price of INR nine crores. In 2020, Kings XI Punjab purchased him again for a fee of INR 10.75 crores. In 2021, Maxwell was picked by a long battle in the auction for INR 14.25 crores. Maxwell has earned over 63 crores from the Indian Premier League since 2012. Glenn Maxwell highest score in IPL is 95 which came in 2014 for KXIP.
In IPL 2020, Maxwell made 108 runs in 13 games at an average of 15.42 and a strike rate of 101.88. He picked three wickets at an economy of 8.04.
In the first leg of IPL 2021, Maxwell made 223 runs at an average of 37.16 and a strike rate of 144.80. He hit two half-centuries in the tournament.