Glenn Maxwell has confirmed that he ignored offers to play county cricket in England this year after being advised by Cricket Australia to rest before the Australian tour A for India and then ahead of the series of tests against Pakistan, before being out of the game. Both squads.
Maxwell's omission of the squad to face Pakistan surprised many on Tuesday, with coach Justin Langer's official explanation that Maxwell (seven centuries of first class in 59 games) did not score consistently. However, it was ignored in favor of Travis Head (seven centuries in 70 games), Aaron Finch (seven in 76) and Marnus Labuschagne (four in 35), all with lower records in terms of hundreds per first class match. [19659002HablandoelmiércolesporlamañanaMaxwelldijoqueestabamuydecepcionadoporelhechodequeselenegaronoportunidadesparamejorarsurécordesteañoalpedírseleprimeroquenoaceptaraofertasnacionalesenInglaterrayluegoqueseleomitieradeAustraliaA"Supongoladecepcióndemiparteesquenotuvelaoportunidaddejugarningúngrilloenlosúltimosmeses"dijoMaxwellaSENRadio
"I had some offers to play cricket county in England and at first were knocked out I got the opportunity to go play India in the A. I series said they would not play in the series And that he rested, and he was understanding that and his reasoning behind that … I expected it to be a positive note to go to Dubai [to play Pakistan]but obviously that was not the case. " He raised the question of whether the selectors had cheated him or not about his plans for him this year, Maxwell said, "Maybe a little, I feel there were other guys who could get a full season of cric Ket and jump into the A series or run or be able to put their names forward.
"I think the way they went with the guys they chose, they obviously have taken a different direction and it's fine, I feel like I still have some really good cricket years left, I think if I keep playing the way I've Been In the last 12 months, the selections will eventually go on my way, I feel like I'm getting better, I hope this is another year where I can prove that people are wrong and put a lot of races on the board. "
selection president Trevor Hohns informed Maxwell on Tuesday that he had been left out of the UAE testing team, and said he now understood that he had missed opportunities to take a place on the U.S. tour. last year for Bangladesh before the mortal Debris. Maxwell was called as reserve hitter for the first Test of the summer season in Brisbane, and was again sent as reserve when Steven Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were suspended following the handling of the ball in Newlands. scandal.
"[Hohns explained] the fact that my numbers at the Test level do not hold up in recent years when they included me," Maxwell said. "Now I just need to make more races, fortunately I can accumulate enough races this summer to continue driving my case, I had a pretty good year last year, so now I have to have another good year this year and I hope the teams continue my path in some
"It may sound extremely funny, but when I received the phone call yesterday, I actually wore the loose green, however extraordinary it may seem. I was shooting for one of the sponsors and we were completely white. And I had the loose green and I got the call while it was on my head.
"The impulse to use that cap again for my country is still burning deep inside me and I can not wait to bring it back with luck … again someday … If it does not happen, it will not happen, but I will do everything that is to my scope to go back and represent my country. "
Also speaking at SEN, Langer said he had retransmitted Maxwell's message demanding hundreds. "I felt that [Maxwell] would be a shock, if you go beyond the surface, it's probably not a shock as big as people think, there's a method to our insanity," he said.
"You need to score more 100s It's almost as simple as that Many things have happened since last summer and we need more than 100. We have not lost faith in him My message to Maxi, as to all Australian cricketers It was not long ago that you needed to score a lot of races to enter the Australian cricket team.
"If Maxi plays well and makes races, they will select him"