Glamorgan have extended the contract of Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne until 2022. Labuschagne had been due to play for the county this summer, as part of a two-year deal, but his arrival was deferred due to the impact of Covid-19 on the season.
Labuschagne’s remarkable 2019, which saw him named one of Wisden‘s Cricketers of the Year, began with a spell at Glamorgan. He scored 1114 Championship runs at 65.52 before being called into Australia’s Ashes squad, where he made an instant impact after becoming Test cricket’s first concussion substitute at Lord’s.
“It was an easy decision to extend my contract for another year and commit to Glamorgan and Wales long term,” Labuschagne said.
“I was gutted not to be returning to Glamorgan for the 2020 season after I loved my first year here, so I’m delighted to be re-committing myself to the club for the next couple of years. Working with…