[Watch] Glenn Maxwell Joins David Warner In 'Switch-Hit Party' During 120*-Run Blitz
Glenn Maxwell in switch-hit mode against WI (x.com)
Glenn Maxwell blazed his way to a 25-ball half-century, before slamming his fifth T20I ton, against West Indies in the second T20I of their three-match series at the Adelaide Oval. The cricketer brought out an audacious switch-hit off the very next ball off West Indies spinner Akeal Hosein to bring up his fifth maximum of the innings.
Earlier in the game, Australian opener David Warner also swatted Hosein with a similar hit to get off the mark.
Glenn Maxwell unleashes switch-hit on way to century
Australia’s middle-order stalwart Glenn Maxwell pounded West Indies spinner Akeal Hosein for a huge switch-hit over deep cover in the 13th over of the innings. The cricketer, already batting on 50* at the time, unleashed his fifth maximum of the day before finishing his 55-ball thunderclap at 120*.
Watch: Glenn Maxwell conquers Adelaide boundary with switch-hit power
Glenn Maxwell’s 120-run unbeaten effort stormed West Indies to a colossal 241-4 off 20 overs. The cricketer himself belted eight sixes and 12 boundaries during his 55-ball stay at the crease, and pumped out over 100 runs in the final six overs of the innings alongside fellow batting barbarian Tim David.
Earlier in the match, in-form opener David Warner was dismissed for just 22 while stand-in captain Mitchell March made his way back to the sheds with a 12-ball 29 to his name. Josh Inglis and Marcus Stoinis failed to get going in the high-scoring innings before Tim David produced 31 unbeaten runs from just 14 balls in the slog overs.