Marnus Labuschagne – Statistics

Marnus Labuschagne AustraliaSportzhub looks at the stats of “poor man’s Steve Smith” to highlight his magical run of form

Marnus Labuschagne, before going on a record breaking run, created history by becoming the first concussion-sub of cricket. He came on as a substitute for Steve Smith vs England at the Ashes. Since then, Marnus Labuschagne has not looked back and has outscored everybody including Steve Smith which is no mean feat.

Since November 2019, he has scored a double century, two 150 plus scores and a century highlighting his incredible consistency.

 

Marnus Labuschagne last 7 Test innings highlights his incredible form.

215 , 19, 63, 50, 143, 162, 185,

Total Runs: 837

Average: 119.57

Marnus Labuschagne scored a double century against New Zealand at the SCG it was his highest score in Tests.

A look at Marnus Labuschagne highest score in tests.

Top 5 scores for M Labuschagne in Tests
Runs Opposition
215 v New Zealand
185 v Pakistan
162 v Pakistan
143 v New Zealand
81 v Sri Lanka

 

A look at top 5 scores of Australian batsmen vs New Zealand in tests.

Player Runs Date
DA Warner 253 13 November 2015
KD Walters 250 18 February 1977
GS Chappell 247* 01 March 1974
AC Voges 239 12 February 2016
JL Langer 215 26 November 2004
M Labuschagne 215 03 January 2020

 

As a result of his dream form Marnus averages 63.63 which is the 2nd best by a batsman with minimum 20 Test innings.

Top 5 batting average in Tests (.min 20 Test innings )
Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave
DG Bradman (AUS) 52 80 10 6996 334 99.94
M Labuschagne (AUS) 14 22 0 1400 215 63.63
SPD Smith (AUS) 73 131 16 7227 239 62.84
AC Voges (AUS) 20 31 7 1485 269* 61.87
RG Pollock (SA) 23 41 4 2256 274 60.97

 

M Labuschagne is the first Australian batsman batting at #3 to score 200 vs NZ in Tests. It is no mean feat given greats like Ricky Ponting have played a number of years in the position.

Player Runs Ground
M Labuschagne 215 Sydney
UT Khawaja 174 Brisbane
RT Ponting 157* Hobart
IM Chappell 145 Wellington
M Labuschagne 143 Perth

 

Marnus Labuschagne’s emergence has once again made Australia a force to be reckoned with given their over dependence on Steve Smith and David Warner. Also, he can chip in a few overs with his leg spinners to keep their fast bowling trio rested. Australia have unearthed a real talent.

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