Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has reached a career-best third position in the ICC Twenty20 International batsman rankings after two blistering knocks against Sri Lanka in the recently concluded series.
Australia have included Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Starc in the playing XI in the place of Travis Head and Nathan Coulter-Nile for the Sunday's encounter against South Africa in Barbados in the ongoing tri-series in the West Indies.
David Warner and Glenn Maxwell posted record 161-run stand for the fourth wicket as Australia chased down a target of 205 runs to level the three-match series by sealing a five-wicket win in a thrilling last ball finish in the second Twenty20 International in Johannesburg.
The Australian selectors have decided to call up Glenn Maxwell to the Australian Test squad in New Zealand to replace Shaun Marsh who will return to Australia in order to take part in the Sheffield Shield.
Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell and Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma have progressed into the top 10 of International Cricket Council One-Day International rankings for batsmen after impressive performances in the recently concluded series.
Australia have been handed a fresh injury blow as their flamboyant all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is doubtful for the fifth One-Day International against India after suffering a knee injury in the fourth game.
For a responsible but flamboyant knocks of 62 and 92 under pressure in the third and fourth One-Day International games respectively against Australia that helped England fight back in the series, Eoin Morgan is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell expressed that fast-bowler Pat Cummins needs support from the rest of the bowling attack if they are to win the series deciding fifth One-Day International in Manchester on Sunday.
Australian batsman, Glenn Maxwell, who took a stunning catch at the boundary to dismiss Liam Plunkett in the fourth One-Day International against England in Leeds, is not a fan of the rule change which allows such catches.