Ian Chappell and many stalwarts may consider the ‘switch-hit’ completely unfair, but Glenn Maxwell, one of the most played players, considers it to be under the rules and part of the development of cricket.
Ian Chappell’s statement
Australian all-rounder Maxwell plays it brilliantly and used it heavily during the recently concluded three-match ODI series but the former Australian captain called it ‘against the rules’.
What did maxwell say
In a switch-hit, the batsman turns his hands (holding the bat in the right hand or the right hand in the left hand) after the bowler starts the run-up. When asked about Chappell’s comment, Maxwell said, ‘As you said, it is within the rules of the game and it has been so.
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Maxwell said that batting evolved in this way, it got better and better over time, that’s why such huge scores are made and these goals are also pursued. Maxwell said the bowler planned to deal with it. He said, “And I think it depends on the bowlers to try to deal with it.”