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Usman Khawaja

Batter

RUNS
2491
AVERAGE
42.95

Usman Khawaja

Batter

RUNS
469
AVERAGE
31.27

Usman Khawaja

Batter

RUNS
241
AVERAGE
26.78

Batter

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium

AGE
31
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
36
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
419
BEST BATTING
174
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
1
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2491
INNINGS
62
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
42.95
100s
7
50s
13
MATCHES
18
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
199
BEST BATTING
98
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
469
INNINGS
17
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
31.27
100s
0
50s
4
MATCHES
9
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
241
INNINGS
9
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
26.78
100s
0
50s
1

Waugh perfectly predicts Khawaja exit

Former Test batsman Mark Waugh knows his cricket. Watch as he expertly sums up the situation, perfectly predicting the rash shot that cost Australia No.3 Usman Khawaja his wicket


0:32 Khawaja-given-thumbs-down-on-review-still

Khawaja given thumbs down on review

The third umpire and Hot Spot combined to send Usman Khawaja back for a hard-earned 28 from 125 balls as Ravi Ashwin struck again


1:47

Khawaja catch 'as good as I've seen': Ponting

Ricky Ponting talks about the improvement in Usman Khawaja's fielding and compares today's classic catch with a similar one of his own


'One of my favourite Test moments': JL

Australia coach Langer on the many reasons why Khawaja's day one classic catch meant so much to him and the team


Khawaja addresses brother's arrest

Australia batsman requests privacy following arrest of his older brother in Sydney


Khawaja cool as spot in XI remains unclear

Usman Khawaja credits maturity with relaxed approach to uncertainty around batting order


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