Maxwell, who till last season was a vital cog in Punjab Kings side, was bought by RCB for whopping Rs 14.25 crore. The Australian all-rounder justified his billing by smashing a 28-ball 39 studded with three fours and two sixes.
Maxwell is known for hitting the ball long and he showed his class when he carted Krunal Pandya’s to a six well beyond 100m which landed outside the MAA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Kohli who was at non strikers end was at awe as the ball sailed outside the stadium
Watch the Kohli’s reaction and Maxwell’s six here.
Glenn Maxwell goes HUGE in IPL opener ðÂÂÂÂ® pic.twitter.com/XlVPShz9xS— Fox Cricket (@FoxCricket) April 9, 2021
Later in a twitter post, RCB thanked Punjab Kings for releasing Maxwell. Punjab Kings not to be outdone thanked Royal Challengers Bangalore for giving them Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Mandeep Singh, Sarfraz Khan and Mayank Agarwal. All were part of RCB at some point of time and are now playing for Punjab Kings. Read the hilarious exchange between the two teams here.
First Maxi-mum in Red and Gold and he nearly hits it out of Chennai!ðÂ¤¯— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) April 9, 2021
Thank you @PunjabKingsIPL. We would hug you if not for social distancing ðÂ¤Â#PlayBold #WeAreChallengers #MIvRCB #DareToDream
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