Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has dismissed former KXIP coach and Indian batsman Virender Sehwag‘s comment, saying he’ll take them with a pinch of salt.
Sehwag used remarks like ’10-crore cheerleader’ and ‘highly-paid trip’ for Maxwell following his struggles within the lately concluded IPL taking part in for Kings XI.
Maxwell, who was purchased by the Punjab based mostly franchise for INR 10.75 Crores, returned with simply 108 runs in 13 matches at a mean of 15.4, with out scoring even a single six.
Sehwag has been overtly extreme on Maxwell prior to now as effectively, however this time his kind and lack of ability to attain fast runs, acquired the previous to criticise him once more.
“It’s okay. Viri (Sehwag) is fairly outspoken together with his dislike of me, and that’s fantastic. He’s allowed to say no matter he likes,” Maxwell mentioned chatting with The West Australian.
“He’s within the media for such statements, in order that’s fantastic. I cope with that and transfer on, and take it with a grain of salt with Sehwag.”
Maxwell attributed his psychological well being break (that he took within the final yr) as a information in coping with opinions and views like these since then. “I believe I’m higher geared up with coping with these types of issues now,“ Maxwell mentioned.
“I believe in hindsight it was a fairly good time to undergo one thing like that the place I used to be in a position to put some groundwork in to cope with adversity. This yr has definitely been an enormous check of it.
“To have the ability to assist folks by means of totally different instances of robust durations and be capable to assist myself by means of these robust durations has been actually key as effectively.”
Maxwell has been named within the 18-men squad for the restricted overs collection towards India, beginning on Novemeber 27 in Sydney.