Amidst the enthusiasm of the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) in Australia, a delightful and amusing video has surfaced on social media featuring Australia’s explosive batsman Glenn Maxwell and spin bowler Adam Zampa. In the video, the two cricketers are spotted sharing a taxi ride with a cricket fan taxi driver who, to their surprise, doesn’t recognize the star players.
The entertaining clip was shared by a user named Sameer Alana on Twitter, showcasing Glenn Maxwell initiating a conversation with the taxi driver. Maxwell asks, ‘Hello boss, do you know anything about cricket?’ The driver, oblivious to their identities, responds enthusiastically, ‘Yes, I know, I also watch cricket. Cricket is my favorite sport.’
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Curious about the players’ background, the driver inquires about their origin. Glenn Maxwell, with a smile, reveals they are from Melbourne, Australia. The driver praises the Australian cricket team, recalling its strength during Ricky Ponting’s captaincy. Maxwell chimes in, asserting that Australia remains a formidable team.
Here is the video of the intriguing conversation in the taxi:
This is hilarious. Taxi driver fails to recognise Glenn Maxwell and Adam Zampa despite being a cricket fan 😂👌🏻 pic.twitter.com/YOu4k1VmGw
— Sameer Allana (@HitmanCricket) January 15, 2024
In an engaging exchange, Glenn Maxwell quizzes the driver about David Warner. The driver, acknowledging Warner as a good player, compliments both Maxwell and Warner. Maxwell reciprocates, acknowledging Warner’s prowess.
As the conversation unfolds, Maxwell reveals his identity and introduces Adam Zampa. The driver, initially skeptical, becomes elated upon realizing he is in the presence of two World Cup-winning cricketers.
It’s worth noting that both Glenn Maxwell and Adam Zampa played pivotal roles in Australia’s triumphant campaign in the World Cup 2023. The lighthearted interaction showcases the humility and camaraderie between the cricket stars and a fan who had the delightful experience of unknowingly hosting them in his taxi.