Australia's Glenn Maxwell ready for verbal duels vs England

The all-rounder believes there will be plenty of banter during the Twenty20 and ODI series between England and Australia.

updated: August 28, 2013 10:04 IST
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London: Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is preparing himself for plenty of banter in the forthcoming limited overs internationals against England.

Following England's 3-0 Ashes series win completed with Sunday's drawn fifth Test at The Oval, the arch-rivals face each other in international cricket's shorter formats, starting with the first of two Twenty20 fixtures in Southampton on Thursday.

Australia Test captain Michael Clarke and England batsman Kevin Pietersen exchanged a few heated words at The Oval while, during the course of the fifth Test, Australia coach Darren Lehmann called Stuart Broad a cheat during a radio interview.

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