WATCH: Maxwell hits Spidercam with sliced shot in Australia-India T20

Glenn Maxwell clattered the Gabba's Spidercam with a sliced shot during the first Twenty20 match against India.

Maxwell hit three sixes in a row in the 14th over in Brisbane and appeared to fancy another hat-trick when he racked up a fourth boundary two overs later.

But he mishit his next attempt at a maximum, sending the ball high and colliding with the Spidercam – or Flying Fox as it is called by the host broadcaster – as can be seen in the video below.

Maxwell will have been grateful for the intervention of the camera, which may well have saved him from being caught at long-off.

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