Marnus Labuschagne was part of the Australian team that travelled to Pakistan in 24 years for an all-format series. Australia clinched the Test and T20I series, while Pakistan won the ODI leg.
Marnus Labuschagne and his wife Rebekah. (Courtesy: Marnus Labuschagne/Instagram)
- Marnus Labuschagne made his debut for Australia in 2018
- Labuschagne has played 26 Tests, 16 ODIs and 1 T20I so far
- Australia will play an away series against Sri Lanka in June
In a heartwarming message, Australian cricketer Marnus Labuschagne announced that he and his wife Rebekah are soon going to become parents.
The 27-year-old batting all-rounder took to Instagram to wish his wife on their fifth wedding anniversary. Labuschagne also shared Rebekah’s picture with a baby bump and said, “I am so excited about our next adventure as a family.”
Labuschagne was part of the Australian team that travelled to Pakistan for an all-format series. It was Australia’s first trip to Pakistan in 24 years.
The Down Under side won the three-Test match series named BenaudQadir Trophy by 1-0, with Usman Khawaja being adjudged the Player of the Series for scoring 496 runs. Australia Test captain Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon both took 12 wickets, the most in the series.
Pakistan won the ODI leg by 2-1 and Australia secured the T20I leg 1-0 during a month-long trip. During the first Test in Rawalpindi, Labuschagne missed out on a century as Shaheen Shah Afridi dismissed him for 90. In the following match, the right-hander was denied a fifty as Afridi removed him for 44.
Labuschagne made his debut for Australia in 2018 during a series against Pakistan in the UAE. Since then, he has played 26 Tests, 16 ODIs and a solitary T20I for Australia, scoring 2953 runs across all formats. Labuschagne also took 13 wickets in the red-ball format.
Australia are scheduled to travel to Sri Lanka for three T20Is, five ODIs and two Tests in June, 2022.