David Warner, the dashing Aussie opener takes a hilarious dig on Glenn Maxwell’s for getting picked on an even more price by Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021 auction. The southpaw is currently recovering from his groin injury and has clearly said that he will be under immense pain for the next six to nine months.
Indian Premier League auction always comes up with a delight for some players and shocker for some. It is quite unpredictable that which franchise will go for which player. Sometimes many big names go unsold in the auction. Meanwhile, uncapped players end up getting million dollar deal from the franchises.
Glenn Maxwell & His Love Story With IPL Auction, David Warner Gives An Hilarious Angle
There is a story of Glenn Maxwell, who always remains in demand in the auction. The right-handed batsman performed at his best back in 2014 for Punjab Kings. He was simply at his best in that particular season as he smashed 552 runs in 16 games at a strike-rate of 187.75. Since then he has played for different teams in the tournament like for Delhi Capitals, Punjab Kings (2nd stint). But, he hasn’t got runs with the bat in any of those editions.
Punjab Kings bought Maxwell during IPL 2020 auction at a hefty price of INR 10.75 Crores. But, he struggled to score in any of the games. The Aussie all-rounder scored 108 runs and took 3 wickets in 13 games. He failed to score a single six in the tournament and was mocked by the former players for his worse ever season with the bat and ball.
Glenn Maxwell Was Bought By RCB In IPL 2021 Auction
There were rumors that franchises might not show any interest in Glenn Maxwell in IPL 2021 auction. But that was not the case. He again managed in getting a big deal of INR 14.25 Crores. RCB splashed a handsome amount in order to get Maxwell on-board for the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League.
And, David Warner gave a hilarious angle to Maxwell’s auction price. He said that it was a good one for our Big Show Glenn Maxwell. Later on, Mark Waugh added that it was a better one in comparison to the previous one when Punjab Kings bought him at a price of INR 10.75 Crores.
In the end, Warner said that it is a bit surprising to watch a player getting more after getting released into the auction pool. Not a bad result in the IPL auction for the ‘Big Show’ either,” Warner said when Maxwell came on to bowl. Considering his last IPL season,” Mark Waugh responded on air.
“It’s surprising, you get let go from your franchise and you get a lot more after being released,” Warner added.