BBL: Glenn Maxwell signs four-year deal with the Melbourne Stars

BBL: Glenn Maxwell signs four-year deal with the Melbourne Stars

Maxwell scored 468 runs from 13 games and emerged as the third-highest run-getter this season.

Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

The Melbourne Stars might not have made much impact as they finished sixth in the ongoing 2021/22 Big Bash League season but they have shown immense faith in one of their star performers who has been serving them for a while and at the same time also leading from the front. He is none other than Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell.

The Stars have come up with a wonderful offer for Maxwell as they want him to be a part of the franchise for a few more years. The Aussie power-hitter has signed a four-year deal with Melbourne Stars and has committed to serve them till BBL 15. He has been associated with the Melbourne-based franchise since the 2012/13 season.

I’m thrilled to commit to the Stars for another four seasons, says Glenn Maxwell

After signing a four-year deal with the Melbourne Stars, an elated Maxwell said that he is thrilled to commit to serving the franchise for a few more years and at the same time, also made it clear that his vision is to win a BBL title for them.

“I’m thrilled to commit to the Stars for another four seasons. I want to win a BBL title at the Stars and I believe we have the list to do that. We’ve got a really close group with some of the best T20 players in the world and excellent support from the coaching team. Our members and fans are the best in the BBL and I can’t wait to see everyone back at the MCG next season.

“The Stars have been part of my life for a decade and I’m already excited to see what we can achieve in BBL-12 and beyond”, Glenn Maxwell was quoted as saying by the club website according to the Times of India. Even though the team could not do well in the 2021/22 BBL season, the two-time World Cup winner made his bat do the talking.

He finished with 468 runs from 13 games and emerged as the third-highest run-getter behind Ben McDermott and Matt Short averaging 42.55 and a strike rate of 159.73. The stylish middle-order batter also scored a blistering unbeaten 154 off just 64 deliveries against the Hobart Hurricanes at the MCG this month.