Glenn Maxwell apologises after alleged handshake snub of Sarfraz Ahmed

Annette Crawford
July 11, 2018

Footage of Maxwell walking past Sarfraz's outstretched hand went viral after which the Australian star faced a lot of social media backlash. showing Maxwell walk past the Pakistan captain, who had his hand exchanged ready for a handshake. before going on to shake hands with other members of the Pakistan team.

Maxwell has already clarified in his latest Twitter update that it was a genuine oversight on his part and he missed shaking hands with Sarfraz.

In a similar incident, Peter Siddle was involved in a fiery clash in his Canadian Global T20 league clash when he refused to shake the hand of opponent Kesrick Williams.

Cricketers Glenn Maxwell and Peter Siddle have both been involved in fiery gestures.

Meanwhile, Pakistan beat Australia in the finals by six wickets.

"Congrats to Pakistan on their win yesterday, Fakhar Zaman and Shoaib Malik were unstoppable", the allrounder wrote.

Australia rebounded from an very bad tour of England to make the final of the triangular tournament only to fall at the last hurdle with Pakistan chasing down Australia's total of 183 with four balls remaining.

However, Zaman and veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik (43) saw the world No1 team past the finish line.

With 278 runs in five matches in the series at an average of 55.60, Zaman was also adjudged Man of the Series. They lost debutant Sahibzada Farhan and Hussain Talat for ducks in the first over of their innings.

"Towards the end they bowled really well and we just kept losing a few wickets which stalls your momentum a touch".

Pakistan didn't help themselves with some sloppy fielding, which included dropping Finch on the first ball he faced.

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