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Marnus Labuschagne pulls out of T20 Blast match after COVID-19 scare | Cricket News – Times of India
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Marnus Labuschagne pulls out of T20 Blast match after COVID-19 scare | Cricket News – Times of India

LONDON: Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne has been forced to pull out of Glamorgan's T20 Blast match against Middlesex after his compatriot Nick Selman tested positive for COVID-19. Selman, who earned youth representative honours for Queensland at both cricket and Australian Rules, will have to spend 10 days in self-isolation, Glamorgan said. "Batsman Nick Selman has tested positive for coronavirus following the results of a PCR test. He will now spend 10 days in self-isolation," Glamorgan said in a statement. "The club also identified Labuschagne and Michael Neser as potential close contacts and are taking the precautionary measure of removing them from the match day squad." "All other team members, coaches and staff returned negative results..." Labuschagne is Glamorgan's top score...
World Test Championship prize money: How much did New Zealand, India and other teams win?
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World Test Championship prize money: How much did New Zealand, India and other teams win?

New Zealand won their first ICC title after 21 years beating India in the World Test Championship Final by eight wickets at the Rose Bowl, Southampton. The Kane Williamson-led Champion side lifted the Test mace which was earlier awarded to the No.1 Test side in ICC Test rankings. Along with the mace, New Zealand were awarded a cash prize of 1.6 million US dollars which translates to 11.88 crores approximately. Despite the loss, Virat Kohli’s men were also awarded prize money of $80,000 for reaching the final of the two-year long tournament. The prize money translates to Rs 5.94 crore approximately. The prize money is not just limited to the teams reaching the final. As per a statement by ICC, Australia, England and Pakistan will be awarded prize money of $450,000 (Rs 3.8 cr...
Tim Paine says Marnus Labuschagne will be a ‘great’ Australia captain in the future | Cricket News – Times of India
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Tim Paine says Marnus Labuschagne will be a ‘great’ Australia captain in the future | Cricket News – Times of India

MELBOURNE: Australia's Test skipper Tim Paine has tipped Marnus Labuschagne to be a future captain and says the top-order batsman's natural leadership qualities make him a great fit for the role. Since his debut against Pakistan in 2018, Labuschagne, 26, has grown in stature in the Australian set-up and is currently the third-ranked batsman in Test cricket. "I think he'd be a good (leader)," Paine told reporters from Brisbane on Monday. "Marnus is a great thinker of the game. He's a good team man, he's got so much enthusiasm for his team and the game." Paine has been impressed by Labuschagne's enthusiasm and expects the prolific batsman to play a bigger role in the near future. "In terms of our cricket team improving and Marnus evolving, I think in the next couple of years, we'll defini...
Tim Paine says Marnus Labuschagne will make a ‘great’ captain
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Tim Paine says Marnus Labuschagne will make a ‘great’ captain

Australia Test skipper Tim Paine has tipped Marnus Labuschagne to be a future captain and says the top-order batsman’s natural leadership qualities make him a great fit for the role. Since his debut against Pakistan in 2018, Labuschagne, 26, has grown in stature in the Australian set-up and is currently the third-ranked batsman in Test cricket. “I think he’d be a good (leader),” Paine told reporters from Brisbane on Monday. “Marnus is a great thinker of the game. He’s a good team man, he’s got so much enthusiasm for his team and the game.” Paine has been impressed by Labuschagne’s enthusiasm and expects the prolific batsman to play a bigger role in the near future. “In terms of our cricket team improving and Marnus evolving, I think in the next couple of years we’ll definit...
Marnus Labuschagne misses out as Australia name squad for West Indies tour
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Marnus Labuschagne misses out as Australia name squad for West Indies tour

Steve Smith, David Warner and Pat Cummins were brought back into Australia’s 23-man extended squad for the limited overs tour of West Indies on Monday but Marnus Labuschagne missed out because of travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Batsmen Smith and Warner and paceman Cummins were among seven players included in Monday’s squad who missed the tour of New Zealand in March having already been selected for the later aborted test tour of South Africa. The world class trio were on a charter flight from Maldives which landed in Sydney on Monday, completing the delayed journey home from the suspended Indian Premier League for 40 Australian players, support staff and media pundits. Labuschagne, however, will remain in Wales with county side Glamorgan because of “the...