Labuschagne gets Stokes, Root hits ton

Labuschagne gets Stokes, Root hits ton

Marnus Labuschagne has come out on top in his mini-Ashes battle with England captain Ben Stokes in the County Championship. But Joe Root, who's stood down as England skipper, was in brilliant form for Yorkshire in their Roses match against Jimmy Anderson's Lancashire on Saturday, scoring an immaculate hundred. Advertisement At the Riverside, Labuschagne had mixed fortunes with bat and ball on Saturday as his Glamorgan side's clash with Stokes' Durham was left finely poised. The world's No.1 Test batsman inspired the visitors to bowl out Durham for 244 in their second innings, setting up the prospect of a win for the Welsh county. But Labuschagne got rid of Alex Lees and Scott Borthwick, who'd put on 138, before grabbing the prized wicket of Stokes, who's been in commanding form. …
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