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Cricket news - Johnson picks Maxwell as captain in his World Cup squad

"He might not be your typical first-choice captain, though clearly Melbourne Stars have seen something in Maxwell."

In Australia are still in search of the right balance to your one-day-go squad in the world Cup and players adapt to the system, as soon as David Warner and Steve Smith back. You might also have fought a look at the captaincy options, such as Aaron Finch to score a run in the summer and the suspended duo could not roll leadership will be shipped as soon as they return.

Mitchell Johnson, the former Australian spearhead Glenn Maxwell fit the bill, the skipper would hit and that will also help him to Mature as a bat. "My decision to Glenn Maxwell as captain lifting of the eyebrows could," Johnson wrote in Perth Now.

Maxwell is currently the captain of his Big Bash franchise Melbourne Stars, and has also led teams in the Indian Premier League with Johnson in the side. He has years of experience and feel to the 37.

"Maybe he's not the typical first choice, captain, if clearly Melbourne have seen the Stars, something in Maxwell. The guide has helped him Mature, and could rely on him and bring out the best out of him.

"I don't think we need to, our athletes have to have a certain presence and self-confidence, your opinion in a team environment and he definitely. More importantly, Maxwell is a cricket tragic who loves the game and thinks deeply about it."

Johnson and Maxwell were part of the 2015 World Cup winning Australian side and played well together for Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab in the IPL. The left-arm observed quickly, as the big-hitter is thinking ahead of the game and what he brings to the table as far as captain is concerned.

"I spent a lot of time with Maxwell in the IPL, both Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab, and he was always very vocal in the team meetings... especially with the planning, such as fielding positions for certain players. He knows the opposing players very well and he doesn't forget much.

"He reads the game well and that is important for a captain. Maxi is not a leader, let things roll, either. He thinks about the place. He is now 30, and knows the game inside and out."

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