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Watch: Labuschagne changes stroke mid-delivery to dab wide yorker for four

by Wisden Staff 1 minute read

During his epic unbeaten knock of 93 off 56 deliveries against Gloucestershire in the Vitality T20 Blast, Marnus Labuschagne did a Babar Azam as he found an innovative way of hitting a four against a wide yorker.

Batting on 43 off 32 with his team Glamorgan needing another 73 in 38 deliveries, Labuschagne sent a well-directed yorker bowled by Ryan Higgins for a four with some innovative batting.

Labuschagne moved across the stumps in an attempt to access the leg-side, but with the ball so wide, he was forced to adjust. The Australia batsman then waited until the last moment before shifting his right leg back and dabbing the bal wide off the keeper for a four.

However, Labuschagne’s efforts went in vain as his team failed to chase down the target of 180, falling short by four runs in the end.

Watch the shot here:


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