New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham faced Glenn Maxwell’s power-hitting feat in a five-match T20 series in March, but had the final laugh as his team managed to win 3–2. On Monday, Maxwell took to Twitter to remind Nisham that he scored 28 runs in one over during the third T20I, which Australia won. But once again Nisham, reminding his last laugh, said that it was New Zealand at the top.
— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) March 29, 2021
Asked by a user whether he would join the team of Mumbai Indians before the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Nisham tweeted, “I am coming but I am stuck behind this bloody cargo ship.”
Nisham’s tweet mentioned that the Suez Canal was intercepted by a cargo ship.
Seeing the chance to have some fun with his former Punjab Kings teammate, Maxwell tweeted, “Must be a tough carry bag of 46,44,46,” reminding 28 when he scored fours and two runs . Six.
Must be hard carrying bags that are 46,44,46 https://t.co/kA6CkNT2l8
— Glenn Maxwell (@Gmaxi_32) March 29, 2021
“Yes no, you have a habit of taking stuff after a while”, Nisham wrote a letter to Maxwell to grab the series trophy with a photo of the New Zealand team.
During the third T20, Maxwell smashed 70 runs to help his team win.
In the first delivery at Wellington Regional Stadium, the Australian Australian cricketer threw the ball four times towards the back point field.
For the second delivery, Maxwell bowled a six to square ball. The ball hit so hard that Maxwell broke a seat in the stand. He led it with three fours in a row and finished the over with another six.
Knock gave Australia a target of 209 runs and won the match by 64 runs. Despite the win, Maxwell lost the series and Neesham was part of the New Zealand team. The hosts won the decisive match by seven wickets.
Both were teammates in the IPL last season, while this year they will go against each other.
While Nisham was defended by the champion Mumbai Indians, Maxwell was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Their team will clash with each other for the season on 9 April in Chennai.
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