Marnus Labuschagne became the first centurion of the year as he scored a century against New Zealand Cricket Team in first innings of the third test. He is still in crease with scoring 130*(210) which includes twelve 4’s and a six.
Marnus Labuschagne (22 june 1994) is a South African-born Australian International Cricketer who plays for Australia National Team. He was the first cricketer who became a concussion substitute in a test match, replacing Steven Smith who was been hit by Jofra Archer (an English bowler) during the 2019 Ashes series on the day five of the second test. In 2019, he was the leading run-scorer in test match cricket in the world.
Labuschagne was born in Klerksdrop, North West province of south Africa. His family imigrated to Australia in 2004 when he was age of 10, after his father got work in the mining industry. Labuschange went to Brisbane State High School.
The right-handed batsman played under-12, under-15, under-17, under-19 for Queensland and captained the side and made the team national champions 2012-2013. He had his first class debut against South Australia in the first round of the 2014-2015 Sheffield Shield Season.
In september 2018, Labuschagne was named in Australia’s Test squad for the series against Pakistan .He made his debut against Pakistan on 7 October 2018, but could not have the best start scoring two ball duck however he took 7 wickets in his debut tour. In July 2019, he had the turning point when he was announced the concussion substitute replacing the one of the finest test batsmen Steve Smith. In that match he scored 59 runs.
In November 2019 he scored his maiden century against Pakistan at Gabba scoring 185.
* This stats is up to 31 December 2019