Virat Kohli is good at keeping me on task, says Glenn Maxwell after match-winning 59 vs SRH

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SRH vs RCB, IPL 2021: Glenn Maxwell played a match-winning manus of 59 runs connected Wednesday to assistance Royal Challengers Bangalore bushed Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 runs successful a thrilling lucifer successful Chennai.

RCB all-rounder Glenn Maxwell (PTI Image)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore (149/8) bushed Sunrisers Hyderabad (143/9) by 6 runs
  • Glenn Maxwell top-scored with 59 disconnected 41 balls for RCB and was adjudged Player of the Match
  • Glenn Maxwell top-scored with 59 disconnected 41 balls for RCB and was adjudged Player of the Match

Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is reveling successful the caller relation that his 4th franchise has fixed him successful this year's Indian Premier League.

Maxwell, who had couldn't unrecorded up to expectations successful his erstwhile 8 seasons, looks similar helium has yet travel into his ain astatine RCB, wherever helium is getting clip to bat and physique his innings conscionable similar helium did successful Match 6 of the IPL 2021 against Sunrisers Hyderabad connected Wednesday.

Maxwell's 41-ball 59 helped RCB bushed SRH by 6 runs successful a low-scoring thriller astatine the MA Chidambaram stadium successful Chennai. His archetypal IPL 50 since 2016 helped RCB scope 149 for 8 astatine the Chepauk which they successfully defended by stopping SRH astatine 143 for 9 to drawback the apical spot connected the points table.

Maxwell admitted that the relation that helium has been asked to execute by the skipper, manager and the squad absorption is suiting him perfectly astatine RCB.

"It's a bully commencement astatine RCB. They gave maine a circumstantial role. To person batters astir maine gives maine clip to settee successful and play with state - akin to the relation I play astatine the Australian team," Maxwell said aft picking up the Player of the Match award.

The Big Show, who was bought for a whopping Rs 14.25 crore by RCB successful February aft being released by Punjab Kings this year, besides explained however the quality successful expectations astatine RCB and the squad civilization present is helping him arsenic a player.

"It's conscionable sharing our experiences and giving myself clip to measure my conditions. Kohli's bully astatine keeping maine connected task. Having those guys down maine is simply a bully small luxury. It's my 4th IPL squad and there's unit connected maine to crook up and marque my impact," Maxwell said.

RCB rode connected superb bowling performances from Shahbaz Ahmed (3 for 7), Harshal Patel (2 for 25) and Mohammed Siraj (2 for 25) to bounce backmost successful the lucifer adjacent though SRH were cruising successful the pursuit till the 14th over.

Now having opened their run with 2 successive wins for the archetypal time, Kohli's RCB volition look to implicit a hat-trick of wins erstwhile they look Kolkata Knight Riders connected Sunday successful Chennai.