Following David Warner’s footsteps, Marnus Labuschagne also completed his century in the ongoing Australia vs Pakistan Day-Night Test. It was Labuschagne’s second ton of his Test career and that too in consecutive innings. Before this, the right-handed batsman registered 185 runs in the opening game and played a crucial role in guiding his side to victory by an innings and 65 runs. The youngster has extended his good run and played a magnificent knock in Adelaide too. During the course of his innings, the batsman smashed 12 boundaries and brought up the three-figure mark in- deliveries. Australia Vs Pakistan, Cricket Score 2nd Test Match.
Labuschagne came into bat at after opener Joe Burns was dismissed for mere four runs. However, he joined forces with Warner and brought the Aussie innings back on track. Before Labuschagne, the southpaw also completed his hundred and the duo is looking all set to take Australia to a mammoth first innings total. They already have added over 200 runs for the second wickets and doesn’t seem like stopping anytime soon. David Warner and Joe Burns Utilise Delayed Start by Playing 'Rock Paper Scissor.'
Life changed for Labuschagne altogether when he replaced Steven Smith as a concussion substitute in the second Ashes Test at Lord’s. Since then, the Queensland-born cricketer hasn’t looked back and has owned the number three position in the longest format of the game.
Talking about the match, Australia won the toss and elected to bat first. Heavens got opened and the start of day’s play was delayed. Nevertheless, the game started soon where the lost Joe Burns cheaply. However, Labuschagne came in to bat at number three and since then it’s a one-sided show. At present, Australia’s victory in the Test seems just a matter of time and the visiting side need to put up an extraordinary show in order to turn the tables.