Ashes Series: Marnus Labuschagne shines, Don Bradman’s record broken – Australian middle-order batsman Labuschagne has set a new record in the second Test of the Ashes series against England. Labuschagne broke Sir Don Bradman’s record.
Marnus Labuschagne breaks Sir Don Bradman’s record: Australian batsman Labuschagne set a new record on the second day of the second Test against England in Adelaide. Labuan broke the record of the best Don Bradman. Labuschagne holds the record for most 50 runs in 20 Tests. Lapu Shaw has scored 17 50+ runs in 20 Tests. He surpassed Don Bradman in scoring 15 50+ in 20 Tests.
The batsman who has scored more than 50+ scores in 20 Tests –
- Marnus Labuschagne – 17 *
- Don Bradman – 15
- Brian Lara – 13
- Sir Viv Richards – 13
West Indies Brian Lara and Sir Viv Richards are third and fourth, respectively. Both have taken 13 fifties plus scores in 20 Test matches. Not only this, on Thursday Labuschagne became the fifth Australian cricketer to score a record 2000 Test run. Marnus Labuschagne completed 2000 Test runs in just 34 innings. Don Bradman (22 innings), George Headley (32 innings), Herbert Sutcliffe (33), and Michael Hussey (33) crossed the 2000 mark faster than Marnus Labuschagne.
Top-5 Australian batsman to cross 2000 Test runs fastest –
- Sir Don Bradman – 22 innings
- George Headley – 32
- Herbert Sutcliffe – 33
- Michael Hussey – 33
- Marnus Labuschagne – 34
On the second day of the second Test against England, Marnus Lapuchakne completed his century. He struck out 103 off 305 balls with the help of 8 fours. Cracker Ollie Robinson knocked out Lapusakni in LPW mode. The Australian team is currently in a very strong position in the day/night Test. As of the writing of the news, on the second day, Australia was 296 for 5 in 113 overs. Captain Steve Smith 55 * and Alex Carey froze in Greece without opening an account.