Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has expressed his commitment to playing the IPL “until he can’t walk anymore.” The 35-year-old, pivotal in Australia’s recent ODI World Cup victory in India, shared his enthusiasm for the IPL’s role in his career, citing the invaluable learning experiences and interactions with top players.
Maxwell, set to don the Royal Challengers Bangalore colours in the upcoming IPL, emphasized the tournament’s significance for Australian players, particularly ahead of the T20 World Cup in June. He urged fellow Australians to participate in the IPL for exposure to conditions similar to those expected in the T20 World Cup, emphasizing the learning opportunities and international collaborations.
With a focus on Australia’s quest to reclaim the T20 world title, Maxwell highlighted the importance of refocusing after their ODI World Cup triumph. He anticipates an exciting BBL season and is set to lead the Melbourne Stars in the BBL opener against Brisbane Heat.
Maxwell’s dedication to the IPL reflects his gratitude for the tournament’s impact on his career, emphasizing the exposure to elite players and coaching staff. As he gears up for the IPL, Maxwell remains optimistic about the BBL season, looking forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.