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Usman Khawaja

Batter

RUNS
881
AVERAGE
46.37

Usman Khawaja

Batter

RUNS
108
AVERAGE
27

Usman Khawaja

Batter

RUNS
14
AVERAGE
14

Batter

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium

AGE
29
HEIGHT
177CM
BORN

Islamabad, Pakistan

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

NSW

NSW
LOCAL CLUB

Valley

Bio

Born in Pakistan, qualified pilot Usman Khawaja became the first Muslim to play for Australia when he made his debut in the 2011 Sydney Test.

He looked comfortable making scores of 37 and 21, which was a sight for the sore eyes of Australian fans, who had been forced to suffer through England’s successful Ashes campaign that summer.

With his international career having stalled slightly following that much-hyped debut, Khawaja decided for a sea change and moved from NSW to Queensland at the start of the 2012-13 season. 

A stylish left-hander, Khawaja has been in and out of Australia’s Test and one-day sides, much to the frustration of fans who have long identified the classy top-order batsman as a player of the future.

MATCHES
13
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
419
BEST BATTING
174
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
881
INNINGS
22
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
46.37
100s
3
50s
3
MATCHES
5
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
199
BEST BATTING
50
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
108
INNINGS
5
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
27
100s
0
50s
1
MATCHES
1
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
14
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
14
INNINGS
1
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
14
100s
0
50s
0

Williamson takes screamer ... over the rope

Usman Khawaja survived this brilliant piece of work on the boundary by Kane Williamson during the deciding ODI between Australia and New Zealand in Hamilton


0:53 Wonderful-Warner-sets-strong-platform-still

Wonderful Warner sets strong platform

David Warner made a brilliant 98 and Usman Khawaja a classy fifty to build the foundation of Australia's successful run chase in the second ODI


1:42 Day-Wrap-Feb-5th-Wellington-PKGmp4-still

Khawaja upbeat about Aussies' prospects

Usman Khawaja is back, Adam Zampa is debuting, and the Black Caps are confident on their home turf ahead of the second ODI at Wellington's 'Cake Tin'


Watson reveals World T20 threat

Ahead of the upcoming World Twenty20 in India, Shane Watson has identified the hosts as Australia's biggest challenge


Usman Khawaja and Adam Zampa get close and personal

Khawaja's 'friendly' welcome for Zampa

Opener laughs off footage of him and debutant legspinner before second ODI in Wellington


Day-Wrap-Feb-5th-Wellington-PKGmp4-still

Khawaja opens up on selection snub

In-form batsman philosophical about being excluded from Chappell-Hadlee series opener