The current season of Big Bash, the franchise-based T20 league being played in Australia, has now reached its final stage. Meanwhile, Australian star player Glenn Maxwell, who captained the Melbourne Stars team, has decided to step down from the captaincy after the team’s shameful performance. Maxwell was given the responsibility of captaining this team in the year 2018. At the end of the league stage matches this season, Maxwell’s team finished sixth in the points table.
Maxwell informed his teammates about leaving the captaincy
If we look at the journey of Melbourne Stars team in this season of Big Bash League, then while playing in 10 matches, they won only 4 while they had to face defeat in 6 matches. According to the report of Cricket.com AU, Glenn Maxwell informed his teammates about his decision to step down from the captaincy. Whereas Maxwell would like to play the next season as a player. Maxwell took this decision after a close 7-run defeat against Hobart Hurricanes. This season, the team had kept itself in the race for the playoffs by winning four consecutive matches, but could not succeed in it due to defeat in the last 3 matches of the league stage.
These teams made it to the playoffs
In the Big Bash League 2023-24 season, after the end of the league stage matches, the playoff matches will start from January 19. This time Brisbane Heat, Sydney Sixers, Perth Scorchers and Adelaide Strikers have made it to the list. In this, while the first qualifier match will be played between Brisbane Heat and Sydney Sixers, the knockout match will be played between Perth Scorchers and Adelaide Strikers. The title match of this season will be held on January 24.
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