Australian opener David Warner has decided to remove his teammate Glenn Maxwell’s mickey for his record-breaking 2021 IPL contract. The all-rounder secured a massive bid of Rs 14.25 Cr by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the recent IPL 2021 auction.
Maxwell was previously bought for Rs. 10.75 cr by Punjab Kings at the 2020 IPL auction. His performance was very poor as he only managed 108 points in the tournament which was played in the United Arab Emirates and failed. couldn’t handle a single six in the entire tournament.
It’s surprising – David Warner on Glenn Maxwell getting higher bids at every subsequent IPL auction
Many thought he would not receive a huge amount in the offer, but it happened again when Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore entered a bidding war over Glenn Maxwell, which RCB ultimately took on. won with a massive bid after CSK’s withdrawal due to budget constraints. .
His national teammate David Warner commented during the first T20I between Australia and New Zealand of which Glenn Maxwell is a part. The first of the five-game series was played in Christchurch and New Zealand won the game by 53 points, having scored 184/5 and limited Australia to 131.
During the match, Warner and Mark Waugh were discussing the 2021 IPL auction. When Warner said that the amount of money Maxwell received was very good, which Waugh said so, especially considering his performance in the match. from the last IPL season.
“It’s surprising you let go of your franchise and you get a lot more of it after you get released,” Warner added.
Meanwhile, in the first T20I of the five-game series, at batting first, New Zealand found themselves in trouble at 19/3, but Devon Conway slammed 99 * in 59 balls with 10 fours and 3 six. Glenn Philips (30) and James Neesham (26) also helped Conway take the Black Caps to 184/5.
In response, Mitchell Marsh (45) and Ashton Agar (23) were the only ones to cross 20 innings in Australia, while Ish Sodhi’s 4/28 and two wickets each from Tim Southee and Trent Boult kept the visitors at 131 and won the match by 53 runs.