The first match of the three-match ODI series will be held in Mumbai on Tuesday.
Marnus Labushane scored the most runs in Test cricket last year
Dainik BhaskarJan 14, 2020, 01:51 PM IST Sports Desk. Australian cricketer Steve Smith says that Marnus Labushane will be the next big player in his team. In the recent Test series against Pakistan and New Zealand, Labushane had a tremendous performance and scored 896 runs in 5 matches, while last year he also proved to be the cricketer to score the most Test runs (11 matches, 1104 runs). For this reason, Smith hopes that his show will continue in the ODI series against India as well.
Speaking to Cricket Australia website, Smith said, 'After that wonderful series, now (Labushane) is the real challenge before him, he has high expectations and he has to deal with it. Marnes is always ready to learn and he gets things fast. I like this thing of theirs, and if they continue to do so, they are going to become very big players of Australia for a long time. ' However, Labushane has not played any ODI so far, and the series against India will prove to be his debut series.
Labushene will be better
Smith further said, 'Labushane is a very intelligent person, he has got confidence in himself that he can do it. Now whenever he goes to play, it is now like resetting the clock every time. He also has a very good understanding of how he has to play and this is a big thing for a young player. Gaining that understanding and being able to stick to something for a long time, as well as trusting that it will work, they have found a way to do it and I have no doubt that it is going to get better. Have been.
India-Australia ODI Series
The first match of the ODI series between India and Australia will be played in Mumbai on Tuesday (14 January). The second ODI will be held in Rajkot on 17 January (Friday). The third and final ODI of the series will take place in Bengaluru on Sunday 19 January.