There is cause for excitement in the batting department as well. Marnus Labuschagne, who made his debut against India recently, will be eyeing a favourable outing in order to clinch that vacant spot in the middle order. Australia have recalled Matthew Wade into the ODI fold but unless there is an injury to anyone in the top three or to Alex Carey, it is unlikely that he will get an opportunity to play. The ever improving Carey might have to shoulder more responsibility at No. 5 with both allrounders likely to feature. … [Read more...] about Rattled South Africa seek solace in ODIs
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Marnus Labuschagne will be supported by several of his South African family when he plays for Australia in the first one-day international against South Africa at Boland Park on Saturday. Some of those family members share his surname -- but not the way it is pronounced. It has been a source of some amusement for South Africans to hear the way Australia's rising batting star's name is pronounced -- Lab-u-shane, quite different from the more guttural Afrikaans Lab-u-scargh-nay. "Lab-u-shane is my taken name now because I'm Australian," he said on Friday in his first press conference in the land of his birth. … [Read more...] about Exciting To Play In Front Of My Family In South Africa, Says Marnus Labuschagne