SL vs AUS Live Update: Marnus Labuschagne, an Australian batsman, is excited about the next Test series in Sri Lanka because he hopes to replicate the success that Joe Root had there. From June 7 to July 13, Sri Lanka will play at home against Australia in three Twenty20 Internationals, five One-Day Internationals, and two Test matches.
Australia is now in first place in the Test format, with a comfortable nine-point advantage over India, who is currently in second place in the ICC rankings, and a massive 46-point lead over Sri Lanka, who is currently in seventh place.
After suffering two defeats at the hands of India in the month of March, Sri Lanka got back on track in test cricket by claiming a series victory over Bangladesh away from their home turf by a score of 1-0. In their most recent home Test series, they defeated the West Indies by a score of 2-0. Nevertheless, they will now be up against a formidable opponent in Australia.
SL vs AUS Live Update: Australia is ready for the tour of Sri Lanka
After sweeping the Ashes 2021-22 at home by a score of 4-0, the Kangaroos won the most recent match of their away Test series against Pakistan by a score of 1-0. Both Pat Cummins and Labuschagne, who represent Australia and are now ranked first in the ICC’s best batsman and bowler categories, respectively, will be participating in this tour.
Labuschange shared his opinions on the difficulties facing the subcontinent before departing for this visit to Sri Lanka. His first tour of Asia was to Pakistan. They won the series. He is looking forward to facing “a true first subcontinent battle against the spin” against Sri Lanka. In addition, he lauded Joe Root, a former England captain, for his exploits in Sri Lanka the previous year. The Englishman scored 426 runs in only two Tests, averaging 106.50 runs per game.
I picked up several useful tips from seeing how Joe Root played cricket on the sub-continent: Marnus Labuschagne
“For me, it’s my first genuine, serious struggle against spin. It’s about overcoming that obstacle. Joe Root performed remarkably over there. I’ve learned a lot from how he went about his game there,” Labuschagne shared his thoughts with BBC Sport Wales.
“As a team, we want to be the best in the world. It doesn’t matter where you send us. We want to win games, and I believe that we can accomplish that in Sri Lanka. I’ll have to get acclimated to the circumstances, the heat, and sweating it out, all of which are things that we haven’t had to deal with in the past few games,” he added.
Labuschange has amassed 2390 runs in only 26 tests at an average of 54.31. But he failed to produce during the Pakistan tour, as he was only able to collect 170 runs in five innings, for an average of 34. However, he is an important member of the Australian team in both one-day internationals and tests. He plays often in the shortest format of cricket, both at the international and local levels.