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IPL 2022 – Glenn Maxwell will not play against RR due to a condition in Cricket Australia’s contract

Dashing Glenn Maxwell, an Australian all-rounder, has joined the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) camp and has already begun training with his colleagues. He will, however, be unavailable for Tuesday’s (April 5) match against Rajasthan Royals at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium due to Cricket Australia’s restriction. According to the board’s rules, no contracted Australian player may compete in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 prior to April 6.

As a result, despite his fitness, Maxwell will warm the benches. Mike Hesson, the organization’s director of cricket, confirmed the same in a video published by the franchise on Tuesday. Hesson did clarify, though, that Maxwell will be ready for RCB’s next game, which is against Mumbai Indians on April 9 at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.

Meanwhile, Maxwell’s arrival in India has been delayed due to his wedding on March 27 to Indian-origin fiancée Vini Raman. In any scenario, he would have been ineligible to play prior to the MI clash. It’s worth noting that Maxwell was key in RCB’s playoff run last season. He was a reliable middle-order batsman who contributed with his nifty off-breaks.

As a result, the Bangaluru-based team would want to see the dasher deliver a similar performance this time around. Meanwhile, RCB already boasts prominent batsmen in the form of skipper Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli. As a result, Maxwell’s presence will further improve the side’s line-up.

As a result, the Bangaluru-based team would want to see the dasher deliver a similar performance this time around. Meanwhile, RCB already boasts prominent batsmen in the form of skipper Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli. As a result, Maxwell’s presence will further improve the side’s line-up.

Sherfane Rutherford will remain in the starting lineup until he becomes unavailable. Meanwhile, RCB began their campaign with a heartbreaking defeat to Punjab Kings but quickly rebounded to upset Kolkata Knight Riders in their following match. As a result, they’d prefer to extend their winning streak against the Rajasthan Royals.