AUS vs WI: Nice to attain runs constantly, Marnus Labuschagne displays on his purple patch in Tests

AUS vs WI: Nice to attain runs constantly, Marnus Labuschagne displays on his purple patch in Tests
AUS vs WI: Nice to attain runs constantly, Marnus Labuschagne displays on his purple patch in Tests

Australia vs West Indies: Marnus Labuschagne is elated to attain runs constantly for Australia in Test cricket. He amassed 502 runs throughout two Tests in opposition to West Indies.

India Today Web Desk

New Delhi ,UPDATED: Dec 11, 2022 12:48 IST

Marnus Labuschagne received Player of the Test Series in opposition to West Indies. (AP Photo)

By India Today Web Desk: Marnus Labuschagne signed off a memorable Test sequence in opposition to West Indies with a well-deserving Player of the Series award. The right-hander, who’s having fun with his purple patch, mentioned that he felt good to attain runs constantly.

The 28-year-old amassed 502 runs throughout two Tests, together with a double hundred and two centuries, in opposition to West Indies. Although the hosts Australia convincingly received the sequence 2-0, Labuschagne doesn’t need to sit on his present tally and as an alternative shift deal with the following project in opposition to South Africa.

“Nice to be going via a patch the place you’re scoring runs constantly and your staff successful constantly,” Labuschagne mentioned after the second Test.

“You sit again on the finish of the profession and attempt to sink in,” he added, on reflecting on his dream run of kind. “At the second, you gotta be fascinated by the following match and sequence, feels actually good. Nice approaching the again of some success right here.

“You belief your recreation enjoying in opposition to the pink ball, takes a little bit longer to get used to it as in comparison with the pink ball. The pink ball retains shifting constantly. It simply has not sunk in but. We received a large sequence arising in opposition to South Africa, hopefully the shape can proceed. It is gonna be a pleasant fiery contest with each tempo assaults coming in opposition to one another.”

During the Test sequence, the quantity three Labuschagne turned the second-fastest man in historical past to attain 3000 Test runs, solely behind Donald Bradman. While the legendary Bradman achieved the feat in 33 innings, Labuschagne reached in 51 innings.

Australia will now gear as much as host South Africa for 3 Tests from December 17 to January 8 earlier than travelling to India to play 4 Tests in February-March 2023.

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