Australian middle-order batsman, Glenn Maxwell played a brilliant knock in the fourth ODI against Pakistan to set-up a win for the Men in Yellow, who have registered series wins over both India and Pakistan in their last two bilateral ODI series that too away from home.

Glenn Maxwell made 98 runs to help Australia recover from 140/5 to post a decent 277/7, which proved too good to chase for Champions Trophy winner, Pakistan. Maxwell isn’t too bothered about missing out on a well-made ton.

“I’m not going to look back on my career when I’m done and think about all the hundreds I’ve missed,” Maxwell said after Australia secured a thrilling six-run win in the final over of the fourth ODI.

“It would have been nice to get a hundred but I was really happy with the way I played today. To put that partnership on with Carey, to get us to a total we thought we could defend – I was really proud of the way I went about it. The hundred doesn’t really matter too much to me.

“I’ve made a lot of mistakes as a middle-order batter and not quite made it to the time when I can go. It was nice to be there for the back end and delay the bigger hitting until a little bit later when we felt like we could comfortably get to a total we could defend,” the 30-year-old said.

Maxwell was one of the most important members of the Australian side that won the 2015 World Cup and he will again be crucial to Australia’s chances this time around in the ICC showpiece event that commences from May 30 in England and Wales.

Leave a comment

Cancel reply