Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has been re-signed by England county facet Lancashire for the upcoming season of the T20 Blast beginning right here on Might 28.
The 31-year-old will play in at the very least the primary eight North Group fixtures earlier than returning Australia for nationwide obligation, the membership introduced.
Probably the most harmful T20 gamers, Maxwell will function in 5 Lancashire Lightning dwelling fixtures, beginning towards Northants Steelbacks on Might 29.
“Final season was top-of-the-line summers of cricket I’ve ever skilled and I can’t wait to return to Emirates Outdated Trafford in 2020,” Maxwell stated after signing the brand new contract.
“We have been very unlucky to not progress additional after dominating the North Group and I used to be so impressed with the expertise contained in the altering room. I am very assured we are able to enhance on the quarter-final end of 2019,” he added.
Maxwell performed for Lancashire throughout codecs final season, that noticed the facet earn promotion again to the primary division of County Championships.
He captained the Melbourne Stars to a second consecutive Massive Bash League ultimate final month and can play for the Kings XI Punjab within the IPL.
He has scored practically 6,000 T20 runs throughout his total profession together with three centuries and a career-best of 145 not out towards Sri Lanka in 2016.
“Glenn is likely one of the most wanted gamers in world cricket and to have signed him once more after the large impression he made final yr is vastly vital as we go seeking a second Vitality Blast title,” Paul Allott, Lancashire’s Director of Cricket stated.
“To have a participant of his expertise on the pitch, in addition to the particular person he’s away from the sector, can solely improve our prospects on this yr’s event. He’s extraordinarily beneficiant together with his time in passing on his experiences to youthful gamers and can little doubt play an enormous half of their improvement as soon as once more,” he added.