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Sport Big Bash: Glenn Maxwell responds to Australian ODI snub by taking one of the catches of the summer

19:50  12 january  2018
19:50  12 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

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With all eyes on Glenn Maxwell after being overlooked again by the Australian selectors, the Melbourne Stars responds in the best possible way — by hauling in a screamer in the field.

Glenn Maxwell could have been forgiven for letting his head drop after he was overlooked from Australia 's ODI squad to face England, but it looks like he's more determined than ever to prove selectors wrong. His exploits with the bat for Victoria and the Melbourne Stars have been well

Maxwell was standing at a regulation point position when Renegades batsman Tim Ludeman smoked a cut shot, seemingly over the infield and towards the fence.© AAP Image Maxwell was standing at a regulation point position when Renegades batsman Tim Ludeman smoked a cut shot, seemingly over the infield and towards the fence.

Glenn Maxwell could have been forgiven for letting his head drop after he was overlooked from Australia's ODI squad to face England, but it looks like he's more determined than ever to prove selectors wrong.

His exploits with the bat for Victoria and the Melbourne Stars have been well publicised this summer, but some fans were left questioning Maxwell's fielding after a costly dropped catch against Adelaide a few days ago.

But against the Renegades on Friday night, he quashed those concerns for good.

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In the 2012 Big Bash that summer his best scored of 82 off 50 balls came against the Sydney Sixers.[60]. Maxwell was brought into the Australian squad for the third test against Sri Lanka to replace Shane Watson. "" Glenn brings that allrounder package," said skipper Michael Clarke.

The selectors' delivered their latest curveball of the summer by including Chris Lynn at the expense of Maxwell for five ODIs against England despite the Queenslander being unable to throw Big Bash : Glenn Maxwell responds to Australian ODI snub by taking one of the catches of the summer .

Maxwell was standing at a regulation point position when Renegades batsman Tim Ludeman smoked a cut shot, seemingly over the infield and towards the fence.

Somehow, Maxwell flew directly upwards, parried the ball above his head, regained his composure and completed the catch as he fell back to the turf.

Like it or not, every move Maxwell makes at the moment is being scrutinised by fans and doubters alike, but taking what may be the catch of the tournament is certainly a good way to react to the pressure.

He also belted a rapid-fire 31 off 16 balls. Kevin Pietersen was in the runs too, scoring 74 on a strong night for contentious cricketers.

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Big Bash : Glenn Maxwell responds to Australian ODI snub by taking one of the catches of the summer . Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting is incredibly proud of the way Glenn Maxwell handled himself after the divisive Maxwell finally responded and defiantly backed his preparation.

Australia have made a stunning start in the Chennai ODI versus India. India won the toss and elected to bat but at the time of filing this story, were reduced to 23 for three in seven overs as Nathan Coulter-Nile made a great comeback into the Australian team.

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