Maxwell, who has not played Test cricket since September, 2017, is under no illusions how difficult it is to break into Australia's Test squad.
The success that Sri Lanka accomplished in the 1996 World Cup owes more to his abilities to get the best out of his players than anything else.
The visa exemption will be subject to top security screening.
A soon-to-be-released extensive study on Vizhinjam port states that the projections are not in sync with the ground reality.
The ICC, the sport's governing body, suspended Sri Lanka Cricket''s membership with immediate effect on Friday, citing government interference in cricket in the country.
Mathews became the first player to be dismissed 'timed out' in international cricket during the World Cup match against Bangladesh.
'The ICC Board met today and determined that Sri Lanka Cricket is in serious breach of its obligations as a Member,' it said in a statement.
Pakistan will now need to beat England by an almost impossible margin to leapfrog New Zealand on net run rate.
New Zealand occupy the last semifinal slot available but only by virtue of having a better net run rate than Pakistan and Afghanistan, with all three teams tied on eight points after eight games.
Bangladesh won by 3 wickets while chasing a target of 280.