Marnus Labuschagne reflects on poor decisions in dismissals to Stuart Broad in Ashes-Opening Test

Marnus Labuschagne has admitted his poor decision-making in his dismissals to Stuart Broad during the Ashes-opening Test.

The Australian No. 3, who was the top-ranked batter going into the series, managed only scores of 0 and 13 in the two innings, nicking Broad’s outswingers. Labuschagne considered his dismissals as uncharacteristic and not reflective of any technical issues.


He expressed frustration with himself and analyzed his errors to avoid repeating them. Labuschagne acknowledged Broad’s planning and credited him for the early blow in their head-to-head contests.

He also praised bowlers like Broad and Ashwin who invest time in understanding the game and devising strategies to dismiss specific batsmen.

Labuschagne aims to adapt his game to English conditions and constantly works on his technique to find ways to score runs. He remains determined to rectify his mistakes and contribute significantly to Australia’s success in the Ashes series.