In the second Twenty20 International versus the West Indies in Adelaide, Australian sensation Glenn Maxwell showed off his ability to rewrite the record books with a brilliant 120 off 55 deliveries.
In just 50 balls, Maxwell achieved a sixth T20I century, thrilling the home crowd. Maxwell’s century tied the record held by Indian captain Rohit Sharma for the most tons in Twenty20 Internationals. Additionally, it was the highest score ever by a batsman at No. 4 in Twenty20 Internationals, surpassing Suryakumar Yadav’s previous best of 117 versus England in 2022.
Maxwell was at his best from the moment he came to bat in the sixth over. With twelve fours and eight maximums, he destroyed the West Indian bowling arsenal.
In white-ball cricket, the fearless batter has been playing at an incredible level. During the third match of the subsequent Twenty20 International Series versus India, Maxwell struck a match-winning 104* from 48 balls, capping an incredible 2023 ODI World Cup which helped Australia capture their sixth championship. In his past three Twenty20 Internationals, it also happened to be his second century.
“Nice to play a positive knock” : Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell told his parents how happy he was to be playing the innings versus the West Indies in Adelaide. In the second game, his brilliant performance helped Australia to a commanding 241/4 during their 20 overs. At the midway point of the second Twenty20 International, Maxwell addressed the media and offered a few thoughts on his magnificent innings.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore batter said, “It was good fun, that’s for sure. Always good batting here, we saw in the Big Bash how good the wickets were during the tournament. The wicket was nice and true. I have always rely on my hand speed, worked for me today. Give myself the best chance always. My parents are here In Adelaide as well. Nice to play a positive knock.”