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MAXWELL XFACTOR

DNMUM383333 | 2/16/2017 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :718

Despite being nowhere close to Test scene a couple of months ago, flamboyant all-rounder’s long work-out in Australia’s first training session in country indicates that visitors might be tempted to play him straightaway in first encounter against India in Pune next week
HOME RUN AUSTRALIA IN INDIA
December 2, 2016: “Are you going to pick a bloke that hasn’t made 100 for two years?” Australia coach Darren Lehmann on Glenn Maxwell’s Test chances
January 15, 2017: Maxwell gets picked in Australia’s Test squad for the tour of India
Mumbai: So, what changed in a little over a month? Did the ‘bloke’ make hundreds? No. Did the ‘bloke’ score heaps of runs in first class cricket? No. Far from it, the ‘bloke’ was busy playing the Big Bash League and some ODI cricket.
Maxwell’s comeback into the Australian Test team can be attributed to a term that is loosely thrown around these days but that fits aptly in this case: X factor.
Why else would a guy who was dropped even by his state team Victoria in Australia’s domestic She
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