Marnus Labuschagne continues to keep growing in stature as a batsman as he topped the batting charts in the just-concluded four-match Test series against India. Labuschagne scored 426 runs in eight innings with a century and two half-centuries at an average of 53.25.
Batting at No. 3, Labuschagne started the series with a 119-ball 47 in the first Test at Adelaide that Australia won by eight wickets. In the second Test at Melbourne, Labuschagne narrowly missed another half-century as he fell for a 132-ball 48 as India roared back to level the series 1-1.
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Labuschagne carried his rich vein of form as in the drawn Test at Sydney, he nearly got a century but was dismissed on 91 in the first innings and in the second essay scored a fine 73. Labuschagne’s moment finally arrived at Gabba when he slammed his fourth Test ton in the first…