Maxwell’s Captaincy Surprising yet Enthralling
Not just Ricky Ponting , Infact No one has made any predictions or even have thought anything regarding Glenn Maxwell to be the captain of IPL this early but they then give it a thoght like it might be the beginnning of something gignatic.Australia , to our surprise will possess three captains in the T20 series in IPL because Maxwell keeping up with the pace , stood among Steve Smith and David Warner in a Captaincy role.
The even bigger news is that the Indian Premier League has decided to bring into front row three indvidual Australian Captains this season after Kings XI Punjab Spoke about Glenn Maxwell as a newskipper.
Glenn Maxwell’s Desired timespan of cricket has resumed with the Australia’s unbeaten record in the sprevious stages of his first main captaincy position.
Four weeks after he scored his spinster Test century, a breakthrough 104 scores against India , Maxwell has helped his Kings XI Punjab begin their Indian Premier League series with consecutive victories.
The player updated scores of 44no and 43no at a strike rate of way better than 200 in two successful run chases and came up with the words that he’s flourished on the extra duty of being side’s skipper.
Previous Australian captain and IPL-victory maker coach Ricky Ponting says The origination of something special for the biwiledering allrounder will be the promotion to a leadership role.
“I was a little bit surprised on the fact that He has been made a Captain but I’m actually really excited for him to get that opportunity,” Ricky Ponting told in one of his interviews.
“I actually think it’ll bring out the best in him. His last couple of years of IPL cricket haven’t been as good as the years before, but to get that bit more of responsibility could be just what he needs.” He continued.
“This could just be an enthusiastic start. It could be the beginning of a very, very good kick-start for Glenn Maxwell’s career. So Best of luck to him.” He further added.
To our surprise , even without having any experience , Maxwell was granted the role of a leader for IPL’10, He was preferred over the great Indian opener Murali Vijay, South African pair Hashim Amla and David Miller and alongside an England’s T20 skipper Eoin Morgan too.
Even after his inexperience, Ponting praised him and said : Maxwell’s biggest leading challenges will strike off the ground, rather then in field.
“For having some good vibes lets discuss that he’s got a some Aussie boys around that’ll made things relatively easier for him.He’s know the coaches and owner as well and even he is quite frank with them which is really important to survive in IPL.
“They’re the kind of things you have to manage as a captain or a coach of an IPL team. There’s so many externalities s to manage.” Advised Ponting.
“And that’s probably going to be the most difficult thing for Maxi; the on Ground things will be fine, the Offstage things fell short in the final of the 2014 IPL, a tournament in which Maxwell was a prominently named player of the series, Kings XI staggered to finish dead end in both 2015 & 2016.
It pushed significant disruption in the playing positions, as Maxwell passed the captaincy and the likes of Morgan, previous West Indies skipper Darren Sammy, Kiwi duo Matt Henry and Martin Gup Till and alongside Indian quick Varun Aaron purchased at this year’s auction.
Maxwell says the addition of new players as well as the renewal old ones in IPL Cricket series has helped to refresh the group after two lean years.
And the Australian said that self reliance he has earned from his the confidence he gained from his quantum series has added so much in making him a strong start to the series.
“I think it was pretty much a clean board for the whole team,” Maxwell said last week.
“We came in with blank minds … we can’t control or change what our past is holding but we surely can control and make our future as per our own will”, He said.
“I’ve been hitting the ball quite well and it’s been nice to be comfortable in my line-up in the team and feel like I can control my own destiny in that.
“It’s nice to have the leadership, it’s given me an extra bit of responsibility and I’m really thriving with that at the moment.” He further Added.
The pressures that came along this sequential series will be a big Challenge.