Warwickshire hail ‘wonderful signing’ as Glenn Maxwell joins for T20 Blast

Warwickshire coach Mark Robinson believes the county have pulled off “an amazing signing” by recruiting Glenn Maxwell as their second abroad participant for the T20 Blast.
The membership completed high of the North Group in 2022, taking part in in ultra-attacking fashion with the bat which noticed them submit a then-record English home T20 whole of 261 for two in opposition to Nottinghamshire.

But they have been crushed convincingly by eventual champions Hampshire within the quarter-finals, and have invested closely of their squad over the winter in a bid to achieve Finals Day for the primary time since 2017.

Moeen Ali, Ed Barnard and Chris Rushworth have all joined the membership over the winter, whereas Hasan Ali has been recruited as an all-format abroad signing for the primary half of the season.

And Maxwell’s addition for almost all of the Blast’s group phases, following his involvement within the IPL with Royal Challengers Bangalore, is one other assertion of Warwickshire’s intent.

“He’s the perfect T20 batter for us,” Robinson mentioned. “He’s a power hitter with a fantastic range of shots which makes it hard for opposing sides to set fields, plus he’s an outstanding fielder. I can’t wait to welcome Glenn into the fold.

“I’m additionally delighted for our followers. We’ve now bought a very thrilling Blast squad that I’m certain will present nice leisure and assist us obtain our aim of once more attending to Blast Finals Day right here at Edgbaston.”

Warwickshire will become Maxwell’s fifth county, after previous stints with Hampshire, Surrey, Yorkshire and, most recently, Lancashire. He is also expected to be retained by London Spirit in the Hundred, which starts two-and-a-half weeks after the end of the Blast.

“I am unable to wait to get caught into a brand new problem with the Bears,” Maxwell said. “Edgbaston is a superb place to play cricket with extraordinarily passionate followers and I’m trying ahead to becoming a member of an thrilling checklist of gamers.”

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