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Usman Khawaja

Batter

RUNS
1090
AVERAGE
49.55

Usman Khawaja

Batter

RUNS
108
AVERAGE
27

Usman Khawaja

Batter

RUNS
199
AVERAGE
28.43

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
15
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
1090
INNINGS
25
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
49.55
100s
4
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
7
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
58
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
199
INNINGS
7
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
28.43
100s
0
50s
1

Aussies stay alive with tense win

Adam Zampa took 3-23 and Usman Khawaja made 58 as Australia made tough work of chasing Bangladesh's 5-156 to record their first win of the World T20


1:43 Australias-batsmen-fire-in-clinical-chase-still

Australia's batsmen fire in clinical chase

Australia's re-shuffled batting line-up fired again in the third T20 against South Africa in Cape Town, leaving selectors with plenty to ponder ahead of the World T20


8:17 Khawaja-lauds-all-round-contribution-still

Khawaja lauds all-round contribution

Opener Usman Khawaja says a superb team performance got Australia home in their deciding T20 match against South Africa in Cape Town


Khawaja's unfinished Indian business

Left-hander primed for another trip to the subcontinent, this time with Rising Pune Supergiants


Khawaja called up for IPL stint

Left-hander drafted in by Pune Supergiants following injuries to Kevin Pietersen and Faf du Plessis


Usman Khawaja

Khawaja in line to replace KP in IPL

Australia opener among frontrunners to replace injured Pietersen, says Pune coach Stephen Fleming