Wednesday , July 24 2024

Glenn Maxwell creates history in T20I cricket, becomes the first Australian player to do so

Australia team's New Zealand tour has started. A 3-match T20 series is being played between the two teams. The first match of the series is being played at Sky Stadium in Wellington. In this match, New Zealand team is batting first after winning the toss. This match is very special for Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell. He has created history as soon as he entered the field for this match.

Maxwell was the first player to achieve this feat

This is the 104th match of Glenn Maxwell's T20 career. With this, Glenn Maxwell has become the player who has played the most T20 matches for the Australian team. He has left behind former captain Aaron Finch in this record. Aaron Finch has played 103 T20 matches for Australia. At the same time, David Warner is also at second place in this list with 103 matches. David Warner is a part of this series, so he also has a great chance to overtake Aaron Finch in this list.

Players who have played most T20Is for Australia

  • Glenn Maxwell – 104 T20I matches
  • Aaron Finch – 103 T20I matches
  • David Warner – 103 T20I matches
  • Matthew Wade – 83 T20I matches
  • Adam Zampa – 78 T20I matches

Glenn Maxwell's T20 career

Glenn Maxwell's T20 career so far has been quite impressive. He has scored 2417 runs in 103 matches at an average of 30.59. He has scored 5 T20 centuries in T20I cricket. Apart from Rohit Sharma and Glenn Maxwell, no player has been able to score 5 centuries in T20I cricket. Apart from this, Glenn Maxwell has also taken 40 wickets in his name.