sport news Ashes: I can't wait to face Jofra Archer, says Australia batsman Marnus ...

sport news Ashes: I can't wait to face Jofra Archer, says Australia batsman Marnus ...
sport news Ashes: I can't wait to face Jofra Archer, says Australia batsman Marnus ...
I can't wait to face Jofra Archer, says Marnus Labuschagne, with Australia batsman relishing chance to play in a home Ashes Test this winter... despite Covid restrictions down under making prepartions that much tougher Marnus Labuschagne is excited at the prospect of this winter’s Ashes Test The Australian batsman is relishing the match up with England's Jofra Archer Archer is currently returning to match fitness after surgery on his right elbow But Labuschagne is keen to face the England pace bowler later on this year He has kicked on to be recognised as one of the world’s leading Test batsmen 

View
comments

Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne is excited at the prospect of this winter’s Ashes, even if his country’s Covid restrictions will make tour life even more challenging than usual for England.

Joe Root’s men face being without their families for up to four months and Labuschagne, who has been away from his own loved ones while playing for Glamorgan for the last three months, admits it is going to be difficult.

Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer

‘I’m so excited,’ he said. ‘We’re not going to have Test cricket at all until around the Ashes — we play Afghanistan just before that.

Marnus Labuschagne is excited at the prospect of this winter’s Ashes Test with England

Marnus Labuschagne is excited at the prospect of this winter’s Ashes Test with England

‘It’s so exciting to be back playing Test cricket and playing in the Ashes at home. I’m looking forward to the challenge.

‘Hopefully both teams are fully fit and we can have a really good contest.’

He added: ‘I’ve been in England without my family for three months and it’s not nice. We prefer people to be with their families. We’re not talking cricket right now. We’re talking about people’s well-being and families.

‘One thing we have realised with Covid is that things change quickly. I just hope things sort themselves out and families will be allowed to come.’

Although

read more from dailymail.....

PREV sport news Tour de France: Isle of Man ready to party on Mark Cavendish's day of destiny ...
NEXT sport news Juventus 'have offered Aaron Ramsey to Barcelona as they push to bring Miralem ...