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IPL 2024: 'Overrated' Ex-RCB player takes massive dig at Glenn Maxwell

Published at :May 5, 2024 at 12:11 AM
Modified at :May 5, 2024 at 12:11 AM
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Glenn Maxwell managed to score only four runs in the RCB vs GT clash on Saturday.

In match No. 52 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 between Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and Gujarat Titans (GT) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, RCB middle-order batter Glenn Maxwell once again failed with the bat.

After winning the toss and bowling first, Bengaluru bowlers took wickets at regular intervals as they restricted visitors to a moderate total of 147 runs. Shah Rukh Khan (37), David Miller (30), and Rahul Tewatia (38) contributed with the bat to help the Titans reach above 140 runs. With the ball, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Mohammed Siraj, and Yash Dayal scalped two wickets each for the hosts.

While chasing 148, Bengaluru openers Virat Kohli and skipper Faf du Plessis went bonkers against the Gujarat bowling line-up as they stitched a 35-ball 92 stand for the opening wicket. However, visitors pulled things back with the ball as Bengaluru saw a huge batting collapse, losing six batters in the middle phase as they crumbled to 117/6 after an impressive opening stand.

Towards the end, wicket-keeper batter Dinesh Karthik scored an unbeaten 18 as the hosts won the thrilling clash by four wickets. The Titans’ pacer Joshua Little took a four-wicket haul, while leg-spinner Noor Ahmad grabbed two wickets.

He is the most overrated player in the history of the IPL: Ex- RCB player slams Glenn Maxwell

Meanwhile in the match, Bengaluru all-rounder Maxwell, failed yet again and managed to score just four runs while chasing a stiff target against GT. Adding more to it, Maxwell’s departure left the hosts in a worried state as they were losing wickets at regular intervals.

Soon after his dismissal, former RCB player Parthiv Patel slammed Maxwell for his poor show in the ongoing IPL 2024. The cricketer-turned-commentator took to his social media handle ‘X’ (formerly Twitter) and wrote that Maxwell is the most overrated player in the history of the Indian Cricketing League.

“Glenn Maxwell….HE IS THE MOST OVERRATED player in the history of ipl…#IPL2024.” Parthiv Patel wrote on X.

How has Glenn Maxwell performed in the IPL 2024?

In the ongoing tournament, ‘Big Show’ Maxwell has played eight games till now. The star all-rounder has managed to score just 36 runs at a poor average of just 5.14. With the ball, the Bengaluru all-rounder has scalped five wickets at an economy of 8.67.

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