Australia and New Zealand are passing a tight schedule. The Black Caps are visiting Australia for playing a long-format series and an ODI series. Both series consists of three matches each. The tournament has started with the Test series. And already the series has been decided. The local team Australia won the first two matches against New Zealand and confirmed the series. Now, they are playing the 3rd Test. Team Australia is looking forward to win the 3rd match also and whitewash New Zealand it seems. Reportedly the first day of the 3rd Test has successfully finished and Labuschagne’s ton leading Australia to a big total!
The Test series started on 12th December 2019 and the inaugural match took place at the Perth Stadium. The player who has remained not out in the first innings of the 3rd Test Labuschagne, he scored 143 runs in the first innings of the first Test. Team Australia presented a big total but the guest team faced the batting collapsed. So, they were defeated by 296 runs in the first Test. The 2nd Test took place at the venue of Melbourne and once again, New Zealand faced the batting collapsed in their first innings. As a result, they were defeated by 247 runs.
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Now, earlier today, the 3rd Test between Australia and New Zealand took place and Australia won the toss of the game. They decided to bat first. At the venue of Sydney Cricket Ground, the first innings of the 3rd Test started earlier today. For the Black Caps, Glenn Phillips made his Test debut. Besides, Tom Latham played the role as the captain of New Zealand for the first time in Test cricket.
Australia all out for 454. Labuschagne top scores with 215 and Wagner with figures of 3/66.
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So, coming to bat, David Warner and Joe Burns started to bat for the local team Australia. But their partnership did not go well. In 39 runs, Joe Burns was gone. He added only 18 runs there. Later, Marnus Labuschagne has come to join with Warner. They added more than 50 runs jointly. With individual 45 runs, David Warner was taken by Wagner. Marnus Labuschagne and the former captain of Australia stood strong. Steve who is passing some amazing time added 63 runs so far. They have jointly scored more than 150 runs. Smith scored 63 runs and gone. Losing three wickets in 251 runs, Australia needed a good partnership. Marnus Labuschagne and Matthew finished the rest of the time in the inaugural day. At the end of the day, Australia scored 283 runs losing 3 wickets.