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Big risk for India tour, says Glenn Maxwell

Glenn says there’s a 'high chance' of him missing out on a selection for the tour scheduled in February-March
Glenn Maxwell.
Glenn Maxwell.
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Our Bureau   |   Calcutta   |   Published 23.11.22, 05:02 AM

Glenn Maxwell feels he’s unlikely to recover in time for Australia’s tour of India next year and picking him could be a “big risk”.

Opening up on how he broke his leg at a birthday party recently, Maxwell said there’s a “high chance” of him missing out on a selection for the tour scheduled in February-March.

Ruled out for an indefinite period, Maxwell is currently recovering from surgery on his fractured fibula, which he suffered after a friend fell on his leg while enjoying a birthday party.

“There’s a time limit on when they’re going to announce that squad to India and to be fair, there’s a high chance that I won’t make it,” Maxwell told Cricket Australia’s ‘Unplayable Podcast’.

“They’ll be taking a big risk if they do take me.” Elaborating on his accident, Maxwell said: “One of my mates, who was also one of my schoolteachers, and I were laughing about something and I pretended to chase him off somewhere.

“I reckon we took about three or four steps out there, and both slipped at the same time. I just got my foot stuck a little bit, and he fell at a really bad angle and landed straight on my leg.”



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