The excitement in the air is palpable as cricket enthusiasts worldwide are gearing up for the much-anticipated ODI World Cup 2023. While predictions and speculations are rife among fans and experts, Australian star all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has also recently shared his thoughts on the upcoming tournament.
A vital member of the Australian ODI World Cup squad, Maxwell named the player to watch out for in this marquee event and even reminisced about his favourite World Cup moment as a player.
Glenn Maxwell reveals his choice
Maxwell’s insights came to light during an interaction with Cricket Australia, which coincided with the unveiling of Australia’s 2023 World Cup jersey. The affable all-rounder answered a range of questions during the event, but perhaps the most intriguing one was his pick for the standout performer of the World Cup.
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Maxwell named Mitchell Marsh as the player to watch out for in the ODI World Cup 2023 in a nod to his fellow Australian cricketer. It is worth mentioning that Marsh has been on a scorching run of form, and he recently even captained the Australian team during the South Africa tour.
“One player probably to look out for is Mitch Marsh. I think he is peaking at the right time. He’s hit the ball so well, and I think he is going to take it by storm this year,” Maxwell expressed his confidence in Marsh.
Glenn Maxwell’s favourite World Cup moment
In addition to naming the player to watch, Maxwell also reflected on his favourite World Cup moment as a player. Among the many unforgettable cricketing experiences he’s had, Maxwell picked Australia’s T20 World Cup triumph in 2021 as his most cherished World Cup memory.
“Favorite World Cup moment as a player winning the T20 World Cup in Dubai,” said Maxwell.
Australia will start their World Cup campaign against India
As far as Australia’s campaign in the ODI World Cup 2023, the Pat Cummins-led side is set to kick off their campaign with a thrilling encounter against the host nation India in Chennai on October 8th.
With an experienced and talented 15-player squad, Australia aims to make its mark on the world stage once again and add a record sixth 50-over World Cup title to their cabinet.