Glenn Maxwell had suffered a fractured tibula in his left leg in November last year.© AFP
Star Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell said missing the upcoming tour of India due to a freak injury “will haunt me for the rest of my life”. Maxwell suffered a ruptured tibula in his left leg during a friend’s birthday party in November last year, an incident that sidelined him for three months. “Probably will haunt me for the rest of my life,” Maxwell said while commentating during a Big Bash League game on Fox Cricket.
“It’s good to have the opportunity to watch my team-mates play, especially over there. I think they’ve got a team that’s probably as good as I’ve seen since going to India, anyway I’ll be watching the Tests there.” I am.” The Border-Gavaskar Trophy will begin on February 9 with the first Test in Nagpur.
Australia, who have not won a Test series in India since 2004, will also play in New Delhi (17-21 February), Dharamsala (1-5 March) and Ahmedabad (9-13 March).
The Test will be followed by three ODIs – Mumbai (March 17), Visakhapatnam (March 19) and Chennai (March 22).
While Maxwell will miss the Test, he could be back for the limited overs series.
“Unfortunately he won’t make it to the end of the BBL. But he’s been very diligent about getting back to playing with his rehab. He’s had a bit of a run down at the St Kilda Football Club and has been at Junction Oval with Cricket Victoria.” ,” Melbourne Stars coach David Hussey told SEN earlier this month.
“I dare say by the end of January, he could be available or trying to hit some cricket balls and come back to play some state cricket and Shield cricket so that one of India’s chances for Australia Board that plane for a day trip.”
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