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| On Apr 18, 2021 8:14 PM IST

After Glenn Maxwell’s Show, Virender Sehwag Takes A Dig At Punjab Kings Owner Preity Zinta

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Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag is known for his fearless approach on the field as well as off the field. Like his batting, his tweets are nothing short of fireworks. In his latest tweet, he has appreciated Royal Challengers batsman Glenn Maxwell for his terrific batting performance and at the same time has taken a jibe at Maxwell’s previous team owner Preity Zinta.

Sehwag’s cheeky tweet on Maxwell and Punjab owner Preity Zinta

RCB batsman G Maxwell is in tremendous form in IPL 2021. And during his latest exploits, he hammered 78 runs 49 off against KKR to help RCB win their third consecutive match of the season.

Former Punjab player and coach, Sehwag appreciated Maxwelll on Twiitter and at the same time took a dig at Preity Zinta, the owner of Punjab franchise. The franchise had bought the Australian cricketer for a whopping INR 10.75 crores in 2020. However, he scored just 108 runs in 13 matches at an average of 15.42 and a strike-rate of 101.88. Hence, Punjab released him ahead of the 2021 season.

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Sehwag used a clip of famous Hindi actor Pankaj Tripathi in his tweet to take a jibe at Priety Zinta. You can see Sehwag’s tweet here:

A few other fans too had something to say to Priety Zinta and Punjab franchise after Maxwell’s brilliant performance.

The Maxwell ‘Big Show’ earns Orange Cup

Glenn Maxwell has kickstarted the IPL 2021 season on a high note. He made 39 runs in the first game against Mumbai and then scored a composed knock of 59 runs in the second game.

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Continuing his purple match, he hammered 78 runs off 49 balls against KKR in the third game. The RCB batter now has 176 runs in 3 games in IPL 2021 and averages 58.66 with a strike-rate of 149.15. He is also the leading run-getter in this season and has earned the orange cap.

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Chaitanya Laxman

Smitten by cricket, green mountains, and written words, Chaitanya is engrossed with cricket stats and analysis. But cricket commentary is what he savors the most.