Marnus Labuschagne hilariously complimented himself, “Yeah, well played, Marnus” after ducking a short one from Ben Stokes during Day 1 of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide. It was another of Labuschagne’s mannerisms, after his famous “no run” chants having already become viral on social media.
In a rather hilarious moment during the first day of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide, Marnus Labuschagne acknowledged himself for getting under a bouncer from Ben Stokes. His “Well played, Marnus” expression was caught on stump mic, much to the delight of on air commentators and the viewers alike.
The right-hander soon got to another Test fifty, thereby extending a second-wicket stand with David Warner to an unbeaten 121, as Australia headed to the dinner break at 129/1. Labuschagne, who recently climbed to the No.2 spot in the ICC Test batting rankings, had walked out to bat after Marcus Harris had been dismissed for 3, courtesy of a stunning diving catch by Jos Buttler.
Australia headed into the match without the services of their skipper Pat Cummins, who was ruled out after having come in close contact with a covid-19 positive case on Wednesday.
He's cute and has the right spirit. How often do you see a batsman praise himself? I like his way, he's unique. Earlier he used to copy Smith 🤣🤣🤣 which caused him to fail on occasions, but now he's himself with a bit of Smith's magic in him😂🤣 Let's go Marnus👍— Rohan (@Rohan54226801) December 16, 2021
Love Marnus. Need blokes like these in cricket. Brilliant but entertaining!— Indrajit.Ghose (@IndrajitGhose6) December 16, 2021
I really, really like Labuschagne. pic.twitter.com/kXy7MRt8sT— Yas Rana (@Yas_Wisden) December 16, 2021
Labuschagne mein Pujara ki atman aa gayi hai aisa lagta hai.— कुशल मेहरा (@kushal_mehra) December 16, 2021
What's going on with Labuschagne?— Monkeybradders (@monkeybradders) December 16, 2021
HeLeaves he shouts "NO RUN" no shit mate, the keeper's holding it, and it's not your call when it's behind you.#Ashes
Imagine thinking Labuschagne is a bigger bellend than Stokes 😂 https://t.co/LFVYDvhj9l— Tiger2047 (@Tiger2047) December 16, 2021
Welcome to the Marnus Labuschagne era!! #ashes— Aaron Wickramasinghe (@AzzAWicky07) December 16, 2021