First Centurion of 2020: Marnus Labuschagne

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.

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Who is Marnus labuschagne?

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.

Early Life

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.

Cricket Career

Domestic Career

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.

International Career

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.

Stat of Marnus Labuschange

Batting Statistics

Format Matches Innings Runs Highest Score Average 100s 50s
Test 13 21 1185 185 56.4 3 7
First Class 73 133 5185 185 41.5 12 31
List A 33 33 1173 135 37.8 1 11
T20 7 6 42 20 7.0 0 0

Bowling Statistic

Format Matches Innings Runs Wickets Economy Average
Test 13 18 436 12 3.72 36.3
First Class 73 82 2393 56 3.86 42.7
List A 33 13 461 8 6.14 57.6
T20 7 4 59 1 11.80 59.0

* This stats is up to 31 December 2019

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