Marnus Labuschagne holds an instrumental role in the victory of World Test Championship, 2023 beating India in the final clash by 209 runs.
Labuschagne commented on the partnership of Travis Head and Steve Smith, ‘I think it was a really great team win’. He also states that he considers this match and the victory one of the notable highlights of his career so far. Marnus Labuschagne did not miss the chance to praise Scott Boland. He mentioned the significant role of Boland in Australia Bowling out India. He garnered Boland with praise for his performance on day five, the way he bowled out Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli.
He also acknowledged the importance of the World Test Championship in this era where people mostly are glued upon franchise cricket and T20 tournaments. The World Test Championship is an integral part of cricket.
Manus Labuschagne was first on the international stage in 2014. He took his first wicket at Gabba on day 2. The brilliant catch-off even went viral. Over the next nine years, he had to make many impromptu appearances in different matches. He got a slew of unconventional call-ups. From getting impromptu chances, he soon made his position on the Australian cricket team.
Labuschagne’s career graph went upward only because of his perseverance and exemplary performances. His runs and averages are proof of that. The all-rounder started playing for Australia A in 2018 where he scored 795 runs and helped Queensland to get the much-awaited victory. His partnership with Travis Head in the Quadrangular series against South Africa grabbed attention. In this, he could ensure a win for Australia A on the tour.
After this, he was included in the Test side of Australia. Though his chances of debut were not very apparent, he replaced Matthew Renshaw during the warm-up game due to his injury. Quite naturally he did not do well in the first innings, but later his performance improved and he became one of the most notable Australian batters. His leg-spin deserves a mention and this got him the chance to be included in Australia's series against India.
In 2019, he made his maiden fifty. Later in July, he became the only batter who passed 30 in the lone warm-up game of Australia. After Smith was felled by the bouncer of Jofra Archer, Labuschagne replaced him in test cricket. Post that he became an integral part of the Australian team.
Australia was in a tumultuous spot on day one’s match at 76/3 before Travis Head and Steve Smith together swung the momentum and changed the course of the match in the first innings. Labuschagne states how Travis and Steve took charge of the situation and set the match for the team. That they have a significant role in making a score of more than 450 that too on a challenging wicket after losing the toss. Both the players could put pressure on the bowlers both with their batting rate and intent. He has even broken the record in 43 tests.
Labuschagne again faced an uncanny situation, he later substituted Cameron Green and anchored the innings. He scored 80 and made a last-minute contribution to the World Cup squad.
Marnus Labuschagne turned almost all the opportunities in favour of him regardless of how unconventional the conditions have been and have successfully secured the position of rank 1 test batter in the world.
When and where was Marnus Labuschagne born?
Marbus Labuschagne was born on 22nd June 1994 in Klerksdrop, South Africa. Later he migrated to Brisbane.
What is the net worth of Marnus Labuschagne?
As of 2023, Marnus Labuschagne has a net worth of $4-5 million which is around ₹40 crore.
Does Marnus Labuschagne have a kid?
Yes, Marnus Labuchagne has a daughter named Hallie. She was born on 20th September 2022.