IPL 7: Glenn Maxwell Threat Looms Large on Chennai Super Kings in Second Qualifier

Chennai Super Kings will be wary of Glenn Maxwell as they take on the Kings XI Punjab in the second qualifier of the Indian Premier League in a bid to book a final berth for the sixth time. Maxwell had smashed 95 and 90 in Abu Dhabi and Cuttack to bury the two-time champions twice this year.

updated: May 29, 2014 15:33 IST
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Mumbai: Buoyed by their convincing seven-wicket win over title holders Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings will take on Kings XI Punjab in their second IPL knockout game inside three days here on Friday with swashbuckling batsman Glenn Maxwell likely to prove major threat to their chances.

Riding on the 25-year-old Australian batsman's incandescent 90-plus run knocks in Abu Dhabi and Cuttack in the group stage, Kings XI Punjab had flattened two-time champions Chennai Super Kings. Friday's Qualifier 2, the penultimate IPL-7 match, at the Wankhede Stadium will provide Chennai a great platform to avenge those two defeats and leapfrog into the June 1 summit clash against Kolkata Knight Riders in Bangalore.

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