World Test Championship: Marnus Labuschange has the most number of 50+ runs, Pujara also in the list

Marnus Labuschange has joined Joe Root in the list of batsmen with the highest 50+ scores in the World Test Championship.


The last few years in Test cricket have been very good for Marnus Labuschange and in the first innings of the first Test against Pakistan, Marnus Labuschange has shown his class. Marnus Labuschange has joined Joe Root in the list of batsmen with the highest 50+ scores in the World Test Championship after scoring a half-century in the first Test against Pakistan. Marnus Labuschange has scored 18 times more than 50+ scores in the World Test Championship and scored 2220 runs in 23 Test matches at an average of 57. After Marnus Labuschange and joe root, Steve Smith is in second place in this list, who has scored 14 times more than 50+ score and just behind him, Babar Azam and Cheteshwar Pujara are also in this list who have scored 12 times more than 50+ score.

Marnus Labuschange has played a total of 23 matches in his Test career but he has made everyone his admirer with his batting and talent. Marnas Labuschange’s figures are excellent in Tests and he has the highest batting average among Australian batsmen after Steve Smith.

In the year 2021, the ICC had announced a championship for Tests like the ODI World Cup and T20 World Cup, which was named ‘World Test Championship’.

Earlier in 2013, the ICC had thought of removing the Champions Trophy and holding a similar championship for the Test format, but in 2014 this ICC World Test Championship was canceled, and decided not to remove the ICC Champions Trophy.

In October 2017, the ICC announced this Test League, in which the top 9 teams of the world were given place and this league was to run for two years in which the 2 top teams compete with each other in the final for the World Test Championship.

The first match of the ICC World Test Championship was played in the 2019 ashes series and its final was played between India and New Zealand at Lord’s ground on 18 June in which New Zealand defeated India to win the first ICC World Test Championship.

The second ICC World Test Championship started on 4 August 2021 and at this time Australia is in first place in the WTC points table with 86.66 percentage points by winning four out of five matches.