Former India batsman and Kings XI Punjab’s coach Wasim Jaffer poked fun at Glenn Maxwell”s fiery cameo for Australia through the first ODI in opposition to India on Friday. Maxwell scored 45 off simply 19 balls in the innings which included 5 fours and three sixes.
Maxwell represented Kings XI Punjab in the recently-concluded 2020 version of the Indian Premier League and had an underwhelming season with the bat. He did not hit a single six all through his IPL marketing campaign, as he performed in 13 matches for the KXIP.
Maxwell scored solely 108 runs in 11 innings, scoring a highest of 32. Moreover, his strike-rate was 101.88. He hit solely 9 fours all through the marketing campaign.
However, as he turned out for Australia in the primary ODI, he hit two sixes inside an over of Yuzvendra Chahal, scoring at an unimaginable strike rate of 236.84.
And so, Jaffer, who labored with Maxwell in the identical franchise in IPL 2020, took to Twitter to poke fun over Maxwell’s innings.
He posted an image of the Pakistan fan who was made well-known for his expression after a dropped catch, and captioned it: “[email protected] behind the stumps right now #Maxwell #AUSvIND.”
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 27, 2020
KL Rahul was the captain of Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2020. In its closing match of IPL 2020 league stage the place KXIP wanted a win to remain alive in their probabilities for a playoff qualification, KXIP had dropped Maxwell from the enjoying XI. The facet ultimately misplaced the match and bowed out of the event.
Earlier, Australia posted a mammoth whole of 374/6 in 50 overs in opposition to Australia, as Aaron Finch and Steve Smith scored centuries.