Spidercam 'Saves' Glenn Maxwell During IND vs AUS 1st T20I at the Gabba, Watch Video

Spidercam has become an important part of cricket broadcast, especially in game’s shortest format. The camera gives a close and aerial view of the action on the field. During India vs Australia first T20 International, one of the shots from Glenn Maxwell’s bat hit the Spidercam directly. The ball was eventually called dead. It was a mishit from Maxwell and the ball could have landed in the hands of the fielder at long-off, but Spidercam came to Big Show’s rescue who looked in his prime form at the Gabba. IND vs AUS 1st T20I Live Score

Having smashed Krunal Pandya for a six a ball before, Maxwell tried to clear the ropes once again, but this time he was beaten in flight and the ball went straight high in the air. Pandya then had to deliver the ball again and the Australian middle-order batsman scored two runs off it.

Maxwell, who came to bat in at number four, showed signs of good form as he cleared the fielders at will. The right-hander scored 46 off 23 balls before heavens opened up and the play was stopped. During his stay at the crease before rain occurred, Maxwell had smashed four sixes. IND vs AUS 1st T20I- As it Happens

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Earlier, Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl. Australia began on a cautious note, but fast-bower Khaleel Ahmed removed D Arcy Short in his first over. Spinner Kuldeep Yadav then picked the wickets of Aaron Finch and Chris Lynn to peg back Australia.

Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis then combined to take their side out of the trouble and added valuable 78 off just 36 balls before rain stopped the play. Stoinis was batting on 31 off 18 balls and has slammed three fours and a six.