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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Marnus Labuschagne


Grateful for Sachin Tendulkar's praise: Marnus Labuschagne

February 10, 2020 8:29 pm

Marnus Labuschagne is "grateful" for the praise heaped on him by Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who sees a bit of himself in the fast-rising player.

Steve Smith predicts Marnus Labuschagne can be a big player in future if he keeps a level head

January 14, 2020 11:41 am

Smith advised the 22-year-old Labuschagne to stay grounded after his meteoric rise in international cricket, which saw him post 896 runs at an average of 112, hitting four centuries -- two each against Pakistan and New Zealand -- this season so far.

Challenging ODI debut against Virat Kohli's Team India awaits extraordinary Marnus Labuschagne

January 10, 2020 3:17 pm

With his fabulous form in the Test cricket, Labuschagne rocketed up to third in the ICC Test batting rankings. He has scored a record 896 runs across five Test matches at home this summer. But debut in Indian conditions will not be a cakewalk for Labuschagne as Virat Kohli's side looks lethal in their home conditions.

Nothing tougher than playing India in India: Marnus Labuschagne

January 07, 2020 10:35 am

Considered another Australian legend in making, young batsman Marnus Labuschagne is keen to test his skills against India, which he says is the toughest place to travel on a cricket assignment.

Marnus Labuschagne double century keeps Australia on the wheel

January 04, 2020 3:08 pm

After Marnus Labuschagne scored 215 off 363 balls, with 19 boundaries and a six, to lead Australia to a total of 454, New Zealand battled on a deteriorating SCG pitch to end the second day on 63 without loss.

Marnus Labuschagne starts the decade with maiden double century

January 04, 2020 10:33 am

This is also Labuschagne's first double hundred in first-class cricket. His previous best was 185. The 25-year-old has been in red-hot form since he replaced Smith as a concussion replacement.

Marnus Labuschagne slams fifth consecutive half-century, gets out in bizarre fashion

December 26, 2019 1:02 pm

Marnus Labuschagne continued his good form as he slammed his fifth successive half-century on the opening day of the second Test against New Zealand.

ICC Test Rankings: Marnus Labuschagne moves to fifth as Virat Kohli remains top

December 16, 2019 4:29 pm

Babar Azam entered the top 10 of ICC Test Batsmen rankings, gaining four places, after his unbeaten knock of 102 against Sri Lanka in the drawn first Test.

'I 100% heard the faintest nick': Steve Smith couldn't stop laughing at Marnus Labuschagne's solo appeal

December 15, 2019 11:02 am

Standing in the slip cordon, Steve Smith could not stop laughing at the 25-year-old's appeal after snick-o-meter showed no signs of edge. The commentators were in splits as well.

Marnus Labuschagne 2.0: Rise of a concussion replacement to No. 3 Australian batsman

January 04, 2020 8:15 am

The Queensland batsman's moment to shine came at Lord's when Jofra Archer's scathing bouncer floored No.1 Test batsman Steve Smith.


Nathan Lyon roars as Australia complete whitewash with a huge win

January 06, 2020 5:01 pm

Australia closed out its home test season in emphatic fashion by crushing New Zealand by 279 runs in the third test and completing a 3-0 series sweep over the International Cricket Council's No. 2-ranked team.