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Finals tilt the hope as Marnus re-signs with Heat

Brisbane Heat has re-contracted Marnus Labuschagne but the Australia Test No.3 looks set to have only limited involvement in the summer’s KFC Big Bash tournament. 

Labuschagne, the world’s number three ranked Test batter, is likely to spend the duration of the regular BBL season in a Test squad bubble, though with the Ashes concluding by January 18 at the latest, he could potentially play the Heat’s final regular season match the following day before also taking part in the finals, should they qualify. 

Given the unpredictability of state border regulations due to COVID-19, that would represent a best-case scenario for the Heat, whose new coach Wade Seccombe was nonetheless delighted to again secure the services of the 27-year-old. 

“Marnus makes a huge impact in a game, with bat, ball and in the field, and that is something you always like your senior players to do,” Seccombe…

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