HomeCricketNewsGlenn Maxwell ruled out of clash against Scorchers in BBL 2023

Glenn Maxwell ruled out of clash against Scorchers in BBL 2023

The all-rounder Glenn Maxwell will ruled out of the Melbourne Stars’ next match after sustaining a forearm injury during the match against Brisbane Heat.

Maxwell ruled out of clash against Scorchers

Melbourne Star’s superstar Glenn Maxwell will be ruled out of their match against Perth Scorchers which is scheduled to be played on December 13.

During the BBL 2023 inaugural match, Melbourne Stars and Brisbane Heat faced off each other where Brisbane won the match by 103 runs difference.

During their batting, Glenn Maxwell injured his forearm muscle. After receiving his treatment, he was dismissed shortly after scoring 23 runs off 13 deliveries where his side was all out for 111 runs in the pursuit of chasing 214 runs.

He was spotted icing on his forearm after his dismissal and the club confirmed that he will be rested for five days. He was in the form since the World Cup and raced to score 22 runs on 11 balls which included 3 fours and one six.

He was dismissed by Matt Kuhnemann and the Star’s batting unit collapsed after his departure. His injury will be a major blow for their side as they are looking to bounce back from last year’s defeat.

He is expected to return for the side’s third match against Sydney Thunder on December 23. The head coach of the franchise gave an update on the player’s injury on December 8.

“Hopefully it’s nothing major but we won’t know until it settles down,” Stars head coach Peter Moores said during their loss to the Heat. “We’ve got quite a slow intro to the tournament – we don’t play until December 13 and 23, so we have got some time on our hands,” he concluded.

His teammate Hilton spoke about Glenn Maxwell and backed their side after their loss. “Biggest forearms in the world and he’s pulled a muscle,” said Hilton on Maxwell.

“He’s had a nice break, came back super positive and he’s still super positive (after the loss). On a night like tonight you’ve got to keep reminding yourself you’re not a bad team.”

The fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile was suspected of a calf injury when he came to bat in No.11. He left the ground during the 19 over of the Heat’s innings and then used a runner when he came out for a bat.

“Unfortunately he’s got a history of calves,” Cartwright said of Coulter-Nile. “Hoping it’s just the one game and he’ll be back after that.”

They will be playing their second match against Perth Scorchers on December 13 at Melbourne Cricket Ground.

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