When he isn’t hitting those massive sixes or innovative sweeps for Australia, Kings XI Punjab or Melbourne Stars, Glenn Maxwell is one of the designated pranksters of his side. Off the field, he is a happy-go-lucky bloke, always looking for some fun.

A Melbourne Star in it is literal way, Maxwell’s 96 at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) helped Australia pocket the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against India, and now it was time for some fun. Maxwell and his partner in crime James Faulkner (Maxwell’s Australia and Melbourne Stars teammate) decided to troll their coach Darren Lehman. READ: Pick of the tweets: Australia vs India, 3rd ODI at Melbourne

They caught the former Australian batsman napping and posted it on the social media. Maxwell posted the below picture on Facebook and captioned it, “Yeah good chat boof… ‪#‎sleepingsfornighttime ‪#‎shrek ‪#‎seriesvictoryhastakenitstoll”

Photo courtesy: Glenn Maxwell's Facebook
Photo courtesy: Glenn Maxwell’s Facebook


Faulkner too clicked a picture and posted it on Instragram, calling Lehmann the fictional animated character ‘Shrek’.

Sleeping beauty?… Or.. Sleeping #shrek ??

A photo posted by James Faulkner (@jfaulkner44) on


It’s all in good humour and the world champions are a happy side at the moment.