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CWC19: 5 Players to watch out for in Team Australia

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3. Glenn Maxwell

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Glenn Maxwell is an explosive all-rounder who can change the course of the game with his explosive batting. In the recently ODI series played against Pakistan in UAE, Maxwell scored 258 runs from 5 matches (4 innings) with 3 half-centuries to his name. His best score in the ODI series was 98.

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His ability to put consistent pressure on the opposition bowlers makes him a dangerous batsman. Coming lower down the order, Maxwell can create serious damage and help Australia post big totals.

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He made his ODI debut for Australia against Afghanistan in 2012. Since his debut, Maxwell has scored 2700 runs from 100 matches (90 innings) with the best score of 102. He is a part-time bowler who can bowl few overs in the middle.

With the bowl, he has taken 50 wickets from 100 matches (78 innings) with an economy of 5.56 runs per over with 2 four wickets haul.

In the 2015 World Cup, Glenn Maxwell scored 324 runs from 8 matches (6 innings) with the best score of 102. With the ball, he took 6 wickets from 8 matches (8 innings) with an economy of 5.73 runs per over.

He will play a crucial role for Australia in World Cup 2019 with both bat and ball.

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