LIVE: 'Extraordinary' aspect of Marnus' rise

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Welcome to Wide World of Sports' sum of time 2 of the 2nd Ashes Test betwixt Australia and England astatine the Adelaide Oval.

The hosts are positioned nicely astatine 2-221 aft winning the flip and doing the hard yards against the pinkish ball. If you'd similar to drawback up connected each the enactment from time one, you tin click here.

All eyes are connected Marnus Labuschagne erstwhile play resumes astatine 3pm AEDT contiguous arsenic the Aussie No.3 resumes alongside large mate Steve Smith connected 95 not out.

Labuschagne anchored Australia successful a 275-ball enactment connected time one, cementing his presumption arsenic 1 of the world's premier batsmen.

"It's bonzer that lone 2 years agone helium made the broadside connected the backmost of averaging mid-30s for Queensland," erstwhile Test skipper Mark Taylor told WWOS.

"You look astatine him present and you spot a satellite people player, who has the quality to bat for agelong periods of time, with fantabulous concentration.

"Yes helium had a spot of luck with those dropped catches but successful conditions that haven't been bowler friendly... they haven't been casual either. Obviously helium conscionable loves being retired determination and loves to marque runs truthful Australia are precise fortunate, we've recovered a bully 1 there."

Taylor said Labuschagne whitethorn not person got a batch of slumber past night.

"In my archetypal Test period I was 96 overnight astatine Headingley - it's not a large feeling, but it's adjacent worse erstwhile you're retired for 95 similar helium astir was." 

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