Marnus Labuschagne and David Warner both dominated during Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test 2019 during day and night match. The two batsmen scored a century and the two lifted the hosts to 302 for the loss of one wicket at the Adelaide in Oval. With this, Labuschagne went on to surpass Steve Smith to become the highest Test score of 2019. Labuschagne by now has 793 runs in his kitty. He has so far played nine Test matches and has made 13 appearances scoring a couple of centuries and five half-centuries. Whereas, Australia’s Steve Smith stands on number two with 778 runs. Shaheen Afridi Accidently Kicks the Ball to the Boundary While Trying to Save Runs During Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test 2019 (Watch Video).
Steve Smith who has played six matches and has appeared in eight innings and has a scored three centuries and an equal number of half-centuries. India’s Mayank Agarwal who had been blazing guns during the match against South Africa and Bangladesh stands on number three and has made 754 runs as he scored three hundreds and a couple of half-centuries. England’s Ben Stokes is on number four with 746 runs. India’s Ajinkya Rahane is on number five with 642 runs scoring a couple of hundreds and five half-centuries. Check out the tweet below:
Leading run-scorers in Test cricket in 2019:
779* - Marnus Labuschange (AUS)
778 - Steve Smith (AUS)
754- Mayank Agarwal (IND)
746 - Ben Stokes (ENG)
642 - Ajinkya Rahane (IND) #AUSvPAK
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) November 29, 2019
Talking about the game, after winning the toss Australia elected to bat first. As of now, we have David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne batting on the score of 166 and 126 runs respectively. Shaheen Afridi was the only one who could get one wicket.