Maxwell suffers from mental illness, takes indefinite break from cricket
ESPNcricinfo reported that Australian all-rounder Glen Maxwell has announced and indefinite break from cricket due to mental health reasons.
Maxwell will not be a part of Australian cricket squad for the third T20I against Sri Lanka and will not play T20I series against Pakistan starting from November 3 in Sydney.
D’Arcy Short will be his replacement for the third T20I against Sri Lanka.
The Australian team psychologist Dr. Michael Lloyd said,
“Glenn Maxwell has been experiencing some difficulties with regards to his mental health.”
He further said,
“He will spend a short time away from the game. Glenn was proactive in identifying these issues and engaging with support staff.”