Watch: Marnus Labuschagne, Shubman Gill’s Pleasant Banter In third Check

Australia vs India, 3rd Test: Marnus Labuschagne, Shubman Gill Engage In "Favourite Player" Banter During Sydney Test. Watch

India vs Australia: Marnus Labuschagne and Shubman Gill engaged in some pleasant banter.©

Marnus Labuschagne engaged in some pleasant banter with Shubman Gill throughout India’s first innings of the third Check in Sydney on Friday. After Australia posted 338 of their first, Gill and Rohit Sharma opened the batting for India. Within the third over of the innings, Labuschagne, fielding at one of many close-in positions casually requested Gill about his favorite participant. “Who’s your favorite participant?” requested Labuschagne. Gill, to not be drawn into the banter, replied plaintively: “I will inform you after the match.” To not be put down simply, Labuschagne enquired additional as to who was Gill’s favorite participant. “Sachin (Tendulkar)?” “Virat (Kohli)?” have been a few of Labuschagne’s guesses.


The banter made for good viewing however could not dent Gill’s focus. 

Labuschagne, a top-order batsman for Australia, has performed 16 Checks and scored 1588 runs at 58.81 since making his debut in 2018. 

He has 4 centuries and one double-century to his title along with eight fifties. 

Gill has a stellar first-class file as he averages 69.11 from 24 matches. He has scored 2350 runs with seven centuries and 11 fifties.


The four-match Check collection is tied 1-1 after Australia and India received one every of the primary two video games. 

Australia beat India by eight wickets within the day-night Check in Adelaide the place India suffered the ignominy of their lowest-ever Check whole of 36.

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