World Cup 2023: Why Did Glenn Maxwell Not Find Any ‘Runner’? November 8, 2023 – Posted in: Articles, Featured Articles, Sports News

World Cup 2023: Why Did Glenn Maxwell Not Find Any ‘Runner’?: Australia’s team has secured a place in the semi-finals by winning against Afghanistan by three wickets. Australia will face South Africa in the semi-finals.

While chasing the target of 292 runs, the Australian team lost the wickets of seven of its players at the score of 91. After this, the Afghanistan team looked like a favorite in this match.

Maxwell played a charismatic inning:

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell surprised everyone by playing an incredible innings in the World Cup 2023. Glenn Maxwell did something that had never happened before in the history of ODI cricket.

While chasing the runs, Maxwell led the team to victory by scoring unbeaten 201 runs with the help of 21 fours and 10 sixes in 128 balls.

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Maxwell was suffering from pain:

During this huge inning, Glenn Maxwell was seen in pain on the field. While taking a run, he noticed a cramp in his leg. Because of this, he did not appear completely fit.

Once he even lay down in the field in pain. At one time it seemed that Glenn Maxwell would not be able to complete his innings and would return to the pavilion. But he showed courage and carried forward his innings.

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Why was the runner not found?

Maxwell maintained his courage and started playing the match with one leg for the team. He mostly sent the ball for fours and sixes. Seeing Maxwell’s condition, a question must have arisen in the minds of cricket fans as to why he did not get a runner.

Let us tell you that in 2011, the ICC Executive Committee decided to abolish the system of taking runners for batsmen. The decision to remove the runner was taken due to the delay in game time caused by the runner.

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