Despite being in fourth place in the points table, Bangalore's chances of making the playoffs are entirely dependent on Delhi losing to Mumbai in the tournament's second-to-last league match.
After Maheesh Theekshana and Moeen Ali took five wickets between themselves to keep Royal Challengers Bangalore to 173/8, Bangalore's bowling attack adopted the pace off approach successfully in restricting Chennai to 160/8 in their 20 overs.
Asked on what has been a contributing factor in Bangalore's three-match losing streak, Maxwell remarked, "It is a bunch of things (that haven't gone right), we were a bit unlucky in the last game, we were an inch away from having Tewatia out and it would have been a different game.
Despite speculation that he would be named to the Test squad as well, Cricket Australia (CA) named the 33-year-old player only to the white-ball squads last week.
Andrew McDonald's first tour as permanent head coach has resulted in significant changes in all three formats. Pat Cummins will captain a 16-man squad for the two-Test series in Galle, while Aaron Finch will lead an extended white-ball group.
Just as most made-in-Mumbai films are not meant for serious reviews, the IPL was never even sought to be directed at the buff who lived, breathed and dreamt of cricket.
Batting first, Maxwell's innings and captain Aaron Finch's 69 off 44 balls catapulted Australia to the huge total of 208/4. Agar then wreaked havoc.
Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was one of the heavyweights who were left by his team. He was among nine players released by Kings XI Punjab.