Glenn Maxwell bio, facts, family, career

Glenn Maxwell bio, facts, family, career

Glenn James Maxwell a popular Australian Professional Cricketer born on October 14, 1988, in a famous city of Australia Melbourne (KEW). He is considered as one of the dangerous cricketers in the cricket history. He is an explosive right-handed batsman as well as a right-arm off spin bowler. He is currently representing Australian International cricket team, Kings IX Punjab in IPL and Victoria as his domestic side. His successful domestic career started when he was only 14 year of age. He got pure natural talent in cricket and he is a hard striker of the ball. His strike rate always seems impressive throughout his career. He has recorded a fastest half century in the domestic history of Australian ODI cricket by playing just 19 balls. He is also very quick in the field, he caught many stunning catches. He is a young, passionate and talented cricketer who is making his ways towards a true legend of cricket. I would like to discuss each and everything I have discovered about MAXI, like his biography, career, facts, and family. Here you can know about a short biography of the Glenn Maxwell.

Sr.Glenn Maxwell FactsDescription
Sr.Glenn Maxwell FactsDescription
1Born14th Oct 1988, Kew, Melbourne, Australia
3Height182 cm
4Batting styleRight Handed
5NicknameMaxi, The Big Show

Early Life and Education

Maxwell a professional and international cricketer, born in Kew Victoria Australia. He began his early career of cricket from South Belgrave CC. In the start of his career, he was a pace bowler and later he recognized that he has more batting skills than a bowler. Later, he continued his early cricket career as a batsman and also with the role of an off spinner. He played off many impressive knocks, which got attract the selectors to look at him. Despite of his batting skills, he is also considered as one of the best fielders in the cricket internationally.  Several times he runs out batsmen with his powerful accurate throw in the field. Due to his massive knocks and batting confidence, his teammates and Australian media set his nickname “The Big Show”. However, he personally likes his childhood nickname “MAXI”.

Personal life and family

Maxwell had a great interest since his childhood for cricket. He also shows great interest in dancing, also love to listen music for entertainment. Glenn Maxwell is very caring in nature, he loves to spend time with friends and enjoy the company of his family. He likes to celebrate the birthday with his family. Our team will put some more words about the Glenn Maxwell family very soon. As we are in search of getting more information about his family. Please keep reading about his bio, facts, family, career in this article. let me add here the picture of Maxwell girlfriend Jayne Egeberg.


Glenn Maxwell Girlfriend Jayne Egeberg

It’s the most frequently asked question about him, that who is the girlfriend of Glenn Maxwell, but the answer is no one exactly has this answer. But recently the relationship of Maxwell has been revealed with a girl name Jayne Egeberg. She came along with Glenn Maxwell at Allan Border Medal award in 2014. Despite of this information, there it’s no sign of Maxwell marriage.


International Cricket Career

ODI Career

After establishing himself in the domestic cricket in Australia he has been able to make the place for International cricket. He got selected for the Australia National Team, and he made his début against Afghanistan at UAE ground in 2012. After début match, he played the second match against Pakistan on the same ground where he scored unbeaten 56 and played the victorious shot for Australia. His first match at home was against Sri Lanka where he couldn’t seem much impressive throughout the series with the bat but he was remarkable in the field. He was selected in the Squad of ICC World Cup 2015 for Australian side and he is been impressive in that world cup. He smashed the 2nd fastest century of the world cup history against Sri Linka on just 51 balls in that ICC World Cup 2015. In the early of 2015 ICC added him on the list of top 10 batsmen in ranking. He secured the 3rd most scoring position in Australian Batsman after Steve Smith and Warner.

Test Cricket International Career

He started his test career by debuting against India in Hyderabad in 2013. His main role was considered as an extra advantage of off-spinner in the team. He is not much impressive with the bat and ball in the test format. He got dropped because of his poor performance in the entire test series. Later he again comeback in the test series against Pakistan, again result remained same.

T20 International Career

Maxwell is considered as the most and giant player of T20 format of cricket. His strike rate is above than 200 in that particular format. He was selected first time in the Australian squad in the ICC World Cup 2014. In the tournament, he showed an explosive and aggressive batting style and collected the 2nd most runs for the Australia Cricket team. He started with an amazing inning against Pakistan by scoring 74 runs on just 33 balls, his inning includes 7 sixes and 6 fours. Later he appeared as one of the best skippers in T20 cricket matches.

Indian Premiere League Career


Maxwell first time appeared in IPL season 2012 from Delhi Daredevils as an alternative player for Travis Birt. In the 2013 IPL season, he was the most expensive player, bought by Mumbai Indian for 1 million US dollars.

In 2014 he was playing for the Kings IX Punjab side, and in the opening match of IPL 2014 season, he scored 95 runs on just 45 balls against Chennai Super Kings. He managed himself the 4 man of the match awards in a row in that season and collectively he gathered 554 runs with anAvgg. of 34.50.  He retained his team in IPL 2015 season and he was unable to show his capabilities and cricket talent in that IPL Season and he was dropped from the team due to his poor performance.

ICC T20 World Cup 2016

He is again ready to play his vital role for the Australian team in this world cup. He is playing as an all-rounder for his side. He is been looking forward to show his best performance by knocking some brilliant innings.

Maxwell in IPL 2016

In 2016 world cup he is representing the Kings XI Punjab and giving his best of best performance by playing some brilliant strokes. That was not a good season for Kings XI Punjab at all, even the Kings XI Punjab couldn’t able to qualify for the next round. By the way, that was a great event to watch, new faces and new teams introduced and had shown fantastic knock.

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