Thursday, August 11 2022

Glenn Maxwell IPL 2022 availability: The versatile Aussie is set to wed his fiancee Vini Raman next month.

Currently playing a five-game T20I series against Sri Lanka, Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has been making headlines recently for reasons other than cricket.

For those unaware, Maxwell is set to wed fiancée Vini Raman on March 27. Often spotted together at events, Maxwell and Raman got engaged in March 2020 after starting dating in 2017.

The couple first met at an event hosted by Maxwell’s Big Bash League Melbourne Stars franchise in 2013. A pharmacist by profession, Raman is an Indian-born daughter of Tamil parents in Australia. If it hadn’t been for a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Maxwell and Raman would have married by now.

Maxwell’s wedding has become such an event that he happily divulged details about it while attending the recently concluded third T20I in Canberra.

Talk to Host Broadcaster Fox Cricket, Maxwell explained how he planned his wedding so he wouldn’t miss cricket. However, a schedule change, which is a common thing in the midst of a pandemic, left him with no choice but to miss the historic Pakistan tour.

“Originally when I arranged the appointments with CA, there was a two-week gap where I could potentially get him,” Maxwell said. fox cricket. “So when I settled that, I was pretty happy that I didn’t miss any series. And then I came to the [Cricket Australia] contract meeting in the middle of last year and they said well that’s [when] the pakistani series [is on] and I obviously thought that has changed since the last conversation we had.

Availability of Glenn Maxwell IPL 2022

Australia, who are due to visit Pakistan for an all-format tour between March 4 and April 5, will surely miss Maxwell’s services in cue ball formats. It was during the conversation with Fox commentators that Maxwell has revealed that her marriage will last almost a week in Melbourne.

In such a situation, Maxwell is also likely to miss the first matches of the Indian Premier League 2022 assuming it starts on the given date of March 27. Readers should note that Maxwell won’t be the only Australian cricketer to miss a few IPL matches. this season as a combination of national duty and the Sheffield Shield season left them with no other alternative.

Maxwell, who was bought for a whopping INR 14.25 crore by Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of IPL 2021, justified his price tag by being the top scorer for them and fifth overall after scoring 513 runs at an average and rate hitting of 42.75 and 144.10 respectively including six half-centuries (three times his total number of half-centuries in the last five IPL seasons).

Royal Challengers, who retained Maxwell for INR 11 crore ahead of the recently concluded 15th season mega auction, will have the option of including West Indies all-rounder Sherfane Rutherford in their Playing XI in place of Maxwell if he misses the first week (or so) of IPL 2022.

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It should be mentioned that Maxwell had missed the first match of IPL 2018 for Delhi Daredevils (now Capitals) to be the MC (Master of Ceremonies) at his close friend Aaron Finch’s wedding. While Finch had also timed his wedding so that he didn’t miss any games, he too had fallen victim to revamped dating.


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