Hampshire Re-Sign Glenn Maxwell
Feb 17 2014
Maxwell has signed for the Mumbai Indians in this year's IPL
Hampshire Cricket are pleased to announce the Club have re-signed Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell for the 2014 NatWest T20 Blast.
Maxwell, who has made 24 One-Day International appearances for Australia, could also feature for Hampshire in other formats, depending on the availability of South-African overseas bowler Kyle Abbott.
Glenn Maxwell said:"I'm really looking forward to re-joining Hampshire after a year with Surrey in the T20s. I've made a lot of close friends from the Hampshire squad and management and I look forward to being part of another successful season with them."
The all-rounder was an influential member of Hampshire’s triumphant T20 side in 2012, averaging 37.7 in 12 matches for the Club.
Director of Cricket, Giles White said: “It’s great to have Maxi back with us, he is an extremely popular figure here both amongst the playing group and with the supporters. His all-round qualities make him a great fit in what is shaping up to be an exciting T20 squad.”
The 25 year-old also joins the Club on the back of a hugely successful winter, featuring in all of Australia’s ODI’s and T20 Internationals against England.
More recently, Maxwell hit the headlines by smashing an impressive 127 from 102 balls batting at eight for Victoria against New South Wales in the Sheffield Shield.
In addition to his explosive hitting, Maxwell will also provide another option in the spin department to support Danny Briggs and Liam Dawson.
Tickets to all of Hampshire’s 2014 NatWest T20 Blast matches at The Ageas Bowl are on general sale.
To buy them online please visit the Hampshire Cricket tickets website, or over the phone on 0844 847 1863 (24 hours a day). You can also buy them in person at The Ageas Bowl ticket office during normal office hours.
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