The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) middle-order batsman Glenn Maxwell looked in great form in the 48th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 against KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings (PBKS) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Maxwell even smashed a gigantic six which ended up landing outside the Sharjah cricket stadium.
In the 15th over of the match, Maxwell was seen going berserk against Punjab Kings (PBKS) leg spinner Ravi Bishnoi. Glenn Maxwell smashed two huge sixes against the leg spinner.
In the second ball of the 15th over Maxwell smashed a big six over the deep mid-wicket and the ball ended up landing on the road and in the very next ball he once again smashed an amazing looking six on the long-on.
Earlier, Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and opted to bat first. Also, they didn’t make any changes in the team and fielded the same playing XI.
However, Punjab Kings made three notable changes as Fabian Allen was injured and Harpreet Brar came in as his replacement. Also, Sarfaraz Khan and Moises Henriques replaced Deepak Hooda and Nathan Ellis.
Batting first Royal Challengers Bangalore were off to a flying start. Openers Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal looked impressive on the Sharjah surface and were batting at a very good strike rate. They managed to add 55 runs during the powerplay.
Meanwhile, KL Rahul gave the ball to Moises Henriques in the 10th over, and he bowled an outstanding over dismissing skipper Virat Kohli and Dan Christian in back-to-back deliveries. However, Henriques was not done yet as he managed to pick the wicket of Devdutt Padikkal who survived a controversial caught behind a few over back.
However, after that two of the most trustable RCB batters, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers were seen comfortable out in middle.