Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell once again proved to be the crisis man for his team as he played a remarkable inning of 104 runs to secure a crucial victory against India in the third T20 match. The match, played in Guwahati, witnessed Australia chasing down a target of 223 runs with five wickets to spare.
Australia, in their innings, set a target of 223 runs with Maxwell playing an outstanding knock, remaining unbeaten at 104 runs. India, batting first, posted a formidable total of 222 runs with standout performances from Rituraj Gaikwad, who scored an impressive 123 runs, including 13 boundaries and 7 sixes. Suryakumar Yadav contributed 39 runs, while Tilak Varma added 31 runs to the total.
Chasing the target, Australian batters countered India’s bowling attack, but wickets fell at regular intervals. Despite the wickets, Maxwell anchored the innings with a breathtaking display of shots, guiding his team to victory.
Glenn Maxwell’s innings turned the tide in favor of Australia, leading them to a spectacular win in the last over, marking Australia’s first success in the series. The series currently stands at 1-2, with India maintaining a slight lead.
Maxwell’s brilliant performance earned him the title of the best player of the match. His ability to rise to the occasion and play match-winning innings has solidified his reputation as a dependable and impactful player for the Australian team.
The victory not only marked Australia’s first win in the series but also showcased the team’s resilience and Maxwell’s exceptional skills under pressure. As the series progresses, cricket enthusiasts can expect more thrilling encounters between these two cricketing giants, with Glenn Maxwell emerging as a key player to watch.