After the Afghanistan match Glenn Maxwell said: “It is amazing that people have written us off so quickly after our first two matches.”
Australia’s star batsman Glenn Maxwell delivered a historic performance, leading his team to a brilliant victory over Afghanistan at the Cricket World Cup in 2023 in Mumbai. Glenn Maxwell He displayed great resilience as he scored 201 unbeaten off 128 balls. The veteran Australian cricketer scored his first double century at the Wankhede Stadium, despite back spasms.
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“It was very hot today while fielding, I hadn’t done much exercise in the heat. It got to me today. I wanted to get some movement in my legs. When asked about the plans at 92/7, not too much. Just stick to the batting plan as much as possible. For me, be positive, look to play your shots, that LBW it was just above (the stumps), maybe that made me be a little more proactive.”
“A hint of nip and swing (off the surface), which happens here under lights. They bowled beautifully to take advantage of that. It would have made it more enjoyable if the knock had been a sure thing, but I was able to make the best of my chances. Tonight, I was able to be proud of what I did. Amazing, after our first two games people were quick write us off. Maxwell said that the belief was always present (as a group), but after today it would have been a little higher.