Glenn Maxwell Can “Turn A Game On Its Head” On His Day: Mike Hesson | Cricket Newsnewstolive - March 31, 2021 26 0 COMMENTS
Glenn Maxwell’s aggressive batting through the center overs and back-end will add dimension to their aspect and likewise assist “Big Show” to play freely, feels RCB Director of Cricket Mike Hesson. Maxwell, a perennial under-performer however somebody who has at all times raked within the moolah on the IPL auctions, was snapped for Rs 14.25 crore by the Royal Challengers Bangalore after Punjab Kings determined to launch him.
“He (Maxwell) is fantastic and fits in the middle-order for us. We wanted to have a player of his quality during middle overs and at the back-end as well, he brings in huge amount of experience,” Hesson mentioned at a digital media convention, indicating that Maxwell is that impression participant within the middle-order which RCB lacked final yr.
“On his day, he can turn a game on its head. We need to use him in a space where we can maximise his skills and we are looking at how we do that,” the previous New Zealand coach mentioned.
Hesson desires Maxwell to know his function.
“I am waiting to speak to him and be clear about his role. It’s just been a few days. Amongst peers, he is going to bat, so its better he understands his role implicitly. He has good skills, highly experienced and will also be part of leadership group.”
The 6 ft 9 inch Kyle Jamieson has been one in every of New Zealand’s heroes in Test cricket however Hesson feels that even in India, the bounce he can extract attributable to his top shall be very useful for RCB.
“As I said, in some grounds, we will want bowlers who would bowl predominantly cutters and in some other ground, where the ball swings and there is bounce, Kyle will be deadly.”
“It’s about complementing with skills and what brings to the group, obviously with bat he has skills about being a power player,” Hesson justified the insane bidding of the younger Black Cap.
As far because the Indian tempo bowling group is anxious, Hesson is “horses for courses” whereas selecting between Navdeep Saini and Mohammed Siraj.
“Siraj is exceptional with new ball. He has ability to swing the new ball while Kyle will get that bounce and bring in different challenge. Saini has a little bit more pace and bowls a different length. They will be used in different phases of the game.”
Hesson was additionally happy with the type of kind skipper Virat Kohli, who shall be opening within the upcoming season.
“I think Virat is so experienced with what he does with RCB and he is going to bat at the top of the order. It’s a position he knows well. He is in fine touch.
“I assumed the way in which he performed in T20s towards England and the way he managed the tempo, on his day when he does for RCB.”
On uncapped Indian gamers, Hesson talked about the names of Rajat Patidar of Madhya Pradesh and Mohammed Azharudeen of Kerala as the skills to look out for.
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