Australia vs West Indies: Marnus Labuschagne turns into the joint 2nd-fastest after Don Bradman to 3000 Test runs

Australia vs West Indies: Marnus Labuschagne turns into the joint 2nd-fastest after Don Bradman to 3000 Test runs
Australia vs West Indies: Marnus Labuschagne turns into the joint 2nd-fastest after Don Bradman to 3000 Test runs

Australia vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Marnus Labuschagne grew to become the quickest to 3000 Test runs within the final 74 years. The right-hander scored 163 runs within the first innings of the Adelaide Test.

Sabyasachi Chowdhury

New Delhi,UPDATED: Dec 9, 2022 11:15 IST

AUS vs WI: Labuschagne becomes the joint 2nd-fastest after Bradman to 3000 Test runs. Courtesy: AP

AUS vs WI: Labuschagne turns into the joint 2nd-fastest after Bradman to 3000 Test runs. Courtesy: AP

By Sabyasachi Chowdhury: Marnus Labuschagne, on Friday, December 9, grew to become the joint second-fastest batter to attain 3000 runs in Test cricket. The right-hander is degree with West Indies’s batter Everton Weekes, who acquired to the landmark again in January 1948 in 33 innings.

Australia’s Sir Donald Bradman stays the quickest to 3000 Test runs, having acquired to the feat in a mere 33 innings again in November 1928. As far as Labuschagne is anxious, he acquired to the 3000-run mark in Australia’s ongoing second Test towards the West Indies on the Adelaide Oval.

Labuschagne was 153 runs away from the milestone earlier than the Day Night Test in Adelaide. The teen is at present the No.1 ranked batter in Tests with 935 score factors. Earlier this yr, he reached his profession finest score of 936 factors throughout Australia’s Test collection towards Pakistan.

As far as the continued Test is anxious, Labuschagne acquired to his half-century off 108 balls, after which he racked up 100 off 186 balls. In the primary session on Day 2, Labuschagne acquired to the 150-run mark.

Labuschagne grew to become the Player of the Match after Australia received the opening Test by 164 runs on the Perth Stadium. He scored 204 runs within the first innings and adopted it up with an unbeaten 104-run knock within the second.

Labuschagne can be the main run-scorer within the ongoing collection and is quick approaching the 500-run mark. The Brisbane Heat star got here in a concussion substitute for Steve Smith within the 2019 Lord’s Test towards England and from there on, his profession has rotated.

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