Marnus Labuschagne has become the first Australian No.3 to hit three straight Test centuries in 93 years to help his side to 4-248 against New Zealand...
New Zealand frustrated Steve Smith with the slowest innings of his Test career before pulling off a proven plan against the Australian star on day one in Perth.
NZ could be a bowler short for the rest of the opening Test against Australia after debutant paceman Lockie Ferguson injured his right calf on Thursday.
Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne has struck three consecutive Test centuries this summer, with his latest knock coming against NZ in Perth.
Sri Lanka have reached 6-263 on the back of Dhananjaya de Silva's unbeaten 72 with rain ending the day's play in the first Test against Pakistan.
Marnus Labuschagne has become the first Australian No.3 to hit three straight Test centuries in 93 years to help his side to 4-248 against New Zealand in Perth.
Marnus Labuschagne has cemented his spot at No.3 following a series of scintillating displays with the bat, with the latest a sparkling century against NZ.