Maxwell produces one of the greatest ODI innings ever: In a crucial match of the world cup, Australia’s all rounder Glenn Maxwell managed produce one of the greatest ODI innings [201*] ever witnessed against Afghanistan in the 2023 ICC Men’s world cup that took place at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
In a remarkable display of grit, Glenn Maxwell delivered one of the most extraordinary innings in limited overs cricket history, scoring an unbeaten 201 off 128 balls to singlehandedly propel Australia to a sensational three-wicket victory. This astounding performance secured Australia’s spot as the third team to reach the semifinals of the tournament.
Having chosen to bat first, Afghanistan’s opener Ibrahim Zadran  became the first Afghan player to achieve a century in a World Cup match, guiding his team to a total of 291 for five.
Australia’s response seemed bleak, as they were struggling at 91 for seven in the 19th over. However, it was at this critical juncture that Glenn Maxwell decided to seize control of the match. He led an incredible comeback, forming a remarkable partnership of 202 runs for the eighth wicket with captain Pat Cummins (who contributed 12 not out). Cummins witnessed the astonishing turnaround from the non-striker’s end.
Glenn Maxwell is an Australian cricketer known for his explosive batting, off-spin bowling, and outstanding fielding skills. He was born on October 14, 1988, in Kew, Victoria, Australia. Maxwell has represented the Australian national cricket team in all three formats of the game: Test, One Day International (ODI), and Twenty20 International (T20I).
Maxwell made his debut for the Australian national team in limited-overs cricket in 2012 and subsequently became a vital part of the team, especially in the shorter formats. He is renowned for his ability to hit sixes and adapt to different situations in limited-overs cricket. His aggressive style of play and innovative shot-making have earned him the nickname “The Big Show.”
In addition to his international career, Glenn Maxwell has played for various franchises in domestic T20 leagues, including the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has represented teams like the Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings), and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.
Maxwell is also a handy off-spin bowler, and he can contribute with the ball as well as in the field. He has been a valuable all-rounder for Australia and has played key roles in many memorable victories for his team.