The veteran Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was rushed to the hospital after a complaint of dehydration in his body following a late-night party in Adelaide. Subsequently, Cricket Australia launched an investigation into this case which involved alcohol during a late-night party.
In the same line of events, the star pace spearhead and Australia skipper, Pat Cummins broke his silence in the same issue involving his teammate and the star all-rounder, Glenn Maxwell. Pat Cummins came up with his reaction while speaking to reporters ahead of the second and last Test of the two-match series against West Indies.
"You have got to make your own decisions" - Pat Cummins
“We're all adults, been part of night outings, you have got to make your own decisions. I suppose in this actual incident, he was not on tour with the Australians, he was over there for a private event, and he was not with the cricket team. So, it is a little bit different. Any decision that you make, you have got to own it and be comfortable with it,” said Pat Cummins during the pre-match press conference ahead of the second Test against West Indies.
Earlier, Cricket Australia stated in the same regard and cleared their stance over the incident.
“Cricket Australia is aware of an incident involving Glenn Maxwell in Adelaide at the weekend and is seeking further information,” said CA in an official statement they released in the aftermath of this incident.
Speaking of the ongoing two-match Test series between Australia and West Indies, the Aussies are leading the series by a margin of 1-0 with a comprehensive 10-wicket win in the first Test of the series, played at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
Both teams are set to lock horns in the second and last Test of the series, starting on Thursday, January 25 at the iconic Gabba in Brisbane.