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Usman Khawaja

Batter

Did you know?

Apart from being a professional cricketer, Khawaja is a qualified pilot.

RUNS
2887
AVERAGE
40.66

Usman Khawaja

Batter

Did you know?

Apart from being a professional cricketer, Khawaja is a qualified pilot.

RUNS
1554
AVERAGE
42

Usman Khawaja

Batter

Did you know?

Apart from being a professional cricketer, Khawaja is a qualified pilot.

RUNS
241
AVERAGE
26.78

Batter

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium

AGE
32
HEIGHT
177CM
BORN

Islamabad, Pakistan

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

NSW

NSW
LOCAL CLUB

Valley

Bio

Born in Pakistan, 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
44
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
419
BEST BATTING
174
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
2.5
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2887
INNINGS
77
NOT OUTS
6
AVERAGE
40.66
100s
8
50s
14
MATCHES
40
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
199
BEST BATTING
104
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1554
INNINGS
39
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
42
100s
2
50s
12
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

Khawaja responds to Test axing with 86no

Queensland captain Usman Khawaja posted a match-winning 86 just days after being left out of the Test squad


1:58 Prolific-Khawaja-strokes-second-consecutive-ton-still

Prolific Khawaja strokes second consecutive ton

Usman Khawaja sent another emphatic statement to national selectors with his second century in as many Marsh One-Day Cup games, finishing with 112 against Victoria


4:59 Khawaja-makes-a-statment-with-first-up-century-still

Khawaja makes a statement with first-up century

Queensland captain Usman Khawaja celebrated his first game of the Marsh One-Day Cup by smashing a brilliant century against Victoria at Junction Oval, hitting 138


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Ahead of Tuesday's final, cricket.com.au has selected its best XI from the Marsh One-Day Cup


Khawaja brushes off doubters ahead of Marsh Cup final

Overlooked for the Test squad, Queensland skipper wants his bat do the talking in Tuesday's domestic 50-over decider against WA


Seccombe frustrated by 'unfair' Khawaja criticism

The Queensland coach is adamant that the talented left-hander can find a way back into the Test team


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