Marnus Labuschagne - Biography

Marnus Labuschagne was a South-African born Australian. He was born on 22 June 1994 at Klerksdorp, South-Africa.In 2004, his family moved to Australia. Marnus Labuschagne was an International cricket player playing forAustralian Cricket team. He is a Batsmen all-rounder, who bats with right-handed and bowls the right-arm leg-break.He also plays for the Queensland cricket team in Domestic cricket & for Brisbane Heat in the big bash league.


Marnus Labuschagne was born on 22 June 1994 at Klerksdorp, South-Africa. His parents belong to South-Africa.In 2004 when Marnus age was ten years his father secured a mining job in Australia, which made them migrated fromSout-Africa to Australia. He grew up speaking Afrikaans in Australia. He started learning and speakingEnglish only after coming to Australia. In 2017 Marnus was married to Rebekah Labuschagne.


Marnus Labuschagne attended the Australian Institute of Sport. Where he grew-up playing cricket. Because of histremendous performance in the sports academy. Marnus selected for Queensland U-15 Cricket Team. He also selected forU-17 & U-19 Cricket teams consecutively because of his batting consistency in the Junior cricket team.

domestic career

Labuschagne made his first-class debut in the 2014-2015 Sheffield Shield season at Adelaide Oval, In his very first match againstSouth-Australia Marnus opened innings with joe burns, Marnus scored 83 runs for Queensland, Although they lost the match, In that match Marnus ended with duck out in second innings.He continued his consistency in cricket by scoring two centuries in the Sheffield Shield 2015-16 season.Marnus came as a substitute fielder in a test match against India in the 2014 Border-Gavaskar Trophy and dismissed tailender Varun Aaron with a beautiful Catch, which went trending in social media at that time.In September 2014, he was the first cricketer to be penalized by the umpires under the newly introduced law of fake Feilding rule, he was penalized for this rule within less than 24 hours of the new rule implementation.

international cricket

Marnus Labuschagne made his test debut against Pakistan on7 October 2018, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. He was disappointed in that match because of being a Two ball duck out in the first innings and scored 13 runs in the second innings. He also picked two wickets in his debut test match. In December 2018, he was selected in the Australian cricket team to play against India.Marnus was selected in the squad to play for ODI matches, but he didn't get a chance to play in that series. In the same tour against India, Marnus has selected to play a test match at batting position number three which was a huge controversy at that time. After his good performance in county cricket, Marnus was picked by the selectors for the upcoming 2019 Ashes Series in England. In August Marnus came to baton behalf of steven smith because of his injury on day five of the test match. Marnus was the first player to play concussion substitute in a Test match. He scores 59 runs in that match. Later on 23 November 2019, Marnus Labuschagne made his maiden century by scoring 185 runs from 279 balls against Pakistan at the Gabba, Brisbane. His consistency in playing cricket continued. On December 12, 2019, Marnus Scored his second test century against New Zealand in Trans-Tasman Trophy. In that series on January 5, 2020, Marnus scored his maiden double century by scoring 215 runs from 363 balls against New Zealand at Sydney Cricket Ground in the third test match. In December 2019, he was selected in the ODI squad to play against India. He made his ODI debut on 14 January 2020, But he didn't get to bat as the team won by ten wickets. For the Australia tour of South-Africa, Marnus was selected to play ODI matches against South-Africa. On that tour on 7 March 2020 Marnus scored his maiden One Day International Century by scoring 108 runs from 108 balls. In January 2020 International Cricket Council mentioned Marnus Labuschagne as the emerging player of the year.