Six of the best: players to watch in Pakistan-Australia series | eNCA

Six of the best: players to watch in Pakistan-Australia series | eNCA

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His 23 Tests have seen him score 2,220 runs at 56.92 with six hundreds. 

Labuschagne’s maverick batting style puts him firmly in the same mould as teammate Smith who is the only active player in Tests with a higher average. 

His eccentricity and meticulous approach meant he spent the few weeks practising at his house on a home-made mat with aluminium strips taped to it, to try to replicate conditions he may face against Pakistan’s spinners. 

PAKISTAN

– Shaheen Shah Afridi –

Since making his Test debut as an 18-year-old three years ago, the tall left-armer’s rise has been remarkable.

He possesses a wicked inswinger to right-handers that blew arch-rivals India away in the Twenty20 World Cup last year.

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