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Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell rushed to hospital after night out in Adelaide

Investigation underway

Australian cricket star Glenn Maxwell was rushed to the hospital during a night out in Adelaide. Cricket Australia is conducting an investigation into the incident.

Night out with fellow cricketers

Maxwell, 35, went out with fellow Australian and West Indian cricketers to watch former star Brett Lee's band on January 19. According to the Mail, Maxwell had to be taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital by ambulance.

Back to training

He did not stay overnight and has since returned to training. Maxwell will not play in the upcoming ODI against the West Indies, but it is unrelated to his recent hospitalization. The reason for his hospitalization is not yet clear.

Previous injuries

Maxwell has experienced several injuries in recent years, including a fractured left fibula in 2022 and forearm injury in early 2023. He also suffered a concussion after falling off a golf cart in October 2023, causing him to miss a World Cup match.

Cricket Australia has been contacted for comment.

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