Kings XI Punjab allrounder Glenn Maxwell has continued to face criticism over his poor run within the ongoing season of Indian Premier League 2020 within the UAE. Maxwell was purchased by Punjab for Rs 10.75 crores, however he has solely managed 58 runs in 9 video games. Punjab’s insistence on preserving him within the taking part in XI has not made issues higher, as on Sunday towards Mumbai Indians, he was dismissed for a duck and performed no half within the two Tremendous Overs that adopted.
So, when KXIP tackle Delhi Capitals on Tuesday, there’s a massive query looming – will the franchise give yet one more likelihood to Maxwell towards among the best groups this season? (IPL 2020 Full Coverage)
Addressing the identical, cricketer-turned-commentator Aakash Chopra stated that KXIP don’t have any motive to maintain Maxwell, except they need to play him as a part-time off-spinner within the group.
“I nonetheless really feel Kings XI Punjab have a scope for one change. Are they going to proceed taking part in Maxwell as an off-spinner? You aren’t getting him to bat, he obtained out on a duck within the regular match and also you didn’t ship him in both of the Tremendous Overs,” Chopra stated in a video on his Youtube channel.
“So, is he taking part in as an off-spinner who offers you four overs who can bowl to left-handers within the opposition. If that’s the thought, then that’s the thought else if not then they need to make a change as they concede 50-odd runs within the final three overs,” he added.
“Hardus Viljoen is sitting out, so do you need to use him or do you retain Jordan for the tip and get Jimmy Neesham again within the center. I personally really feel that you simply want one other bowler as a result of batting shouldn’t be a problem now with Hooda additionally wanting in good kind,” he additional added.
Delhi are at present positioned on prime of the desk with 14 factors in 9 video games to date, and Punjab are at present positioned on the seventh place within the desk with 6 factors in 9 video games to date.