Labuschagne scripts history, 2nd after Don Bradman to tread this milestone

December 03, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

After belting a double ton (204) in the first innings, Labuschagne scripted history by following it with a robust century (104) in the second innings as well.

Labuschagne has now become the second batsman to record the highest batting average for Australia in Tests on Australian soil (minimum 20 Test innings)

In the elite list, Labuschagne is now only behind Australian batting legend Sir Don Bradman.

Don Bradman had a stunning average of 98.23 after cracking 4322 runs in 50 Test innings at home.

Labuschagne name comes after Bradman as he has recorded an average of 72.21 with 2094 runs in 31 Test innings on Australian soil.

Third in the list is Steve Smith who has a batting average of 66.47 with 4121 runs in 75 Test innings on Australian soil.

Next comes Michael Clarke who had an average of 62.05 with 4654 runs in 86 Test innings on Australia soil.

Michael Hussey grabs 5th spot as he recorded a batting average of 61.19 with 3794 runs in 76 Test innings on Australian soil.

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