Hindustan Times – The bowling side of Glenn Maxwell’s status as an all-rounder is often forgotten amid the fireworks of his power hitting but the mercurial Australian hopes his offspin can tie a few batsmen in knots at the World Cup.

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  • The bowling side of Glenn Maxwell’s status as an all-rounder is often forgotten amid the fireworks of his power hitting but the mercurial Australian hopes his offspin can tie a few batsmen in knots at the World Cup.
  • (Complete schedule of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019)At England’s compact cricket grounds, that will mean avoiding getting “hit for six most of the time,” Maxwell said at training in Southampton.
  • Maxwell bowled plenty of overs in the United Arab Emirates against Pakistan and away to India in recent months as Aaron Finch’s side claimed confidence-building series victories.
  • “To have that continue into my time at Lancashire, where I got plenty of time at the bowling crease, you get that rhythm, you get that feel of the ball coming out consistently,” he said.
  • “You need that as a part-time bowler, to have that consistency of time at the crease and get a few of the cobwebs out, I suppose.”


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