Sport Glenn Maxwell wants to be back for 2019 World Cup

02:07  08 january  2018
02:07  08 january  2018 Source:   Sporting News

Comment: Has Glenn Maxwell finally got the message?

  Comment: Has Glenn Maxwell finally got the message? Yesterday morning Australian skipper Steve Smith and the twice overlooked Glenn Maxwell met in Melbourne over coffee. Yesterday morning Australian skipper Steve Smith and the twice overlooked Glenn Maxwell met in Melbourne over coffee.

Axed all-rounder Glenn Maxwell says he wants to be back playing for Australia at the 2019 World Cup in England. Despite the setback, Maxwell says he is still planning on making the World Cup squad next year.

IN the 2015 World Cup , Glenn Maxwell was Australia’s best batsman and arguably the In 2019 , he might not even make it onto the plane to England for Australia’s World Cup defence. “What we have wanted from him is more consistency but in his past 20 matches in this format he has averaged 22

Glenn Maxwell wearing a hat© Sporting News Axed all-rounder Glenn Maxwell says he wants to be back playing for Australia at the 2019 World Cup in England.

Despite being the leading Sheffield Shield run-scorer at the halfway mark of the season, Maxwell was left out of the Australian squad for the up-coming ODI series against England.

Selectors pointed to his poor form in national colours over his last 20 games, with the 'Big Show' only averaging 22.

Despite the setback, Maxwell says he is still planning on making the World Cup squad next year.

"Hopefully I can get on that plane to England and play over there and put my name forward for the 2019 World Cup," he told cricket.com.au.

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Australia captain Steven Smith has admitted that axed cricketer Glenn Maxwell needs to stick to the basics if he wants to get back to the Australia squad. While national selector Trevor Hohns revealed the ODI squad named on Wednesday was picked with an eye on the 2019 World Cup in England and

Glenn Maxwell was a shock omission from Australia’s ODI squad.Picture: AAP. was brushed: it’s a long-term strategy to light a fire under the matchwinner ahead of the 2019 World Cup . “He’s probably thinking ‘I want to take responsibility, I want to get out there and show that I’m up for the challenge’

"That's the good side of it - I got dropped now and not at this time next year before the World Cup when there's less time to put your name forward.

"There's still time."

Compounding Maxwell's ODI axing is the poor form of his Melbourne Stars side in the BBL. The team has lost each of its four games so far, including a hammering in Saturday night's Melbourne derby against the Renegades.

The first ODI against England is next Sunday at the MCG.

The evolution of Glenn Maxwell remains 'unfinished business' as he seeks Test recall .
<p>In days gone by, these snubs may have rocked Maxwell's confidence, but now it has only steeled his resolve.</p>A player whose technique, mentality and personality have faced more scrutiny than most, he has overcome periods of uncertainty within himself to emerge a much more complete cricketer.

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